Giant Steps is a therapy centre that builds the skills and abilities of children with autism through specialized therapies, life skills programs and academic support


Eligibility for Admission

Children who have a primary diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and are between the ages of 4 to 14 are eligible to apply to the Giant Steps program.

Admission Requirements

Our families demonstrate a strong commitment to their child’s growth and development in the areas of health, communication, behaviour management and social, emotional and physical development.

Families are active participants in the development of their child’s therapy plans, in program planning meetings, parent training days and teaching seminars, meetings with their child’s team, and Giant Steps parent meetings. Families are committed to carrying out therapeutic strategies and program plans at home and in community settings.

Families pay annual fees and participate in fundraising events and activities.

Application Procedure

Families interested in admission and programming for October 2021 at our new location in Unionville are invited to contact us by filling out the contact form below.

We will be connecting with interested families early in August 2021 with further information. 

Appropriate applicants will be invited to participate in an intake interview and assessment by our team.

Information required during the application/assessment process includes documentation of their child’s diagnosis and all medical, IBI, EIS, speech and cccupational/physiotherapy assessments and reports. Other treatment/education plans that can be provided by families are welcomed and helpful.

Yes, I am interested in being contacted by Giant Steps about fall 2021 programming for my child: