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Skills Training

Located at 114 Wright Crescent in Kingston, the Skills Training Area offers basic skills training in the activities of daily living, communication, socialization, environmental awareness, and physical education. Training to improve skills is provided both individually and in small groups. Activities emphasize community integration and accessing generic services.

Eligibility: Open to adults with severe developmental disabilities including individuals with a dual diagnosis (developmental disability accompanied by a psychiatric disorder). Clients should be interested in pursuing a non-vocational goal.

Referrals: Accepted from all sources including families, self, other agencies and advocates. Referrals from within Ongwanada are made through the Individual Support Plan.

Hours: Weekdays, 8 a..m. to 4 p.m.

Waiting period: Because of the demand for this service, potential clients are encouraged to place their name on a waiting list while still attending school and before reaching the age of 18.

To access this service, please contact Developmental Services Ontario by clicking here for contact information


Hydrotherapy Pool Closed until further notice
Effective October 24, 2017, Ongwanadas Hydrotherapy Pool will be temporarily closed while the pools dehumidification and heating system is being replaced. We understand how important the therapeutic benefits of our pool is to our users and apologize for any inconvenience this temporary closure causes. Please check Ongwanadas website, Facebook, and/or Twitter, for future announcements regarding the pools re-open date. ... More
NEW Radiology Hours
Ongwanada's Radiology hours have changed! The new winter hours are 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. We thank you for your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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2017-2018 Operating Plan
Document detailing progress toward Building Capacity & Moving Forward with a Person-Centred Approach

September, 2017

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2018-2019 Kingston Internship Consortium Brochure
Please note: This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.

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2016|2017 Annual Report
Keeping Vision 2020's Momentum Going

Click below to view Ongwanada's 2016-2017 Annual Report or stop by our Resource Centre to pick up a copy.

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