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Our Team

Dr. Kennesha Bracely

Education Director

Brett Roach

Head of IT Programs and Vocational Training Program (upper school)

Toni Payne-Previllon

Behavior Specialist and Head of Early Intervention and Lower Level Programs

Julie Shaffer

Head of Autism and Upper Level Programs

Samantha Morrison

Head of Speech, Language and Hearing Unit

Micah Holländer

Occupational Therapist

Hana Mustafa Qanbaz

Receptionist, front office manager and parent relations coordinator

Heleen van der Merwe

Speech-, Language and Hearing Therapist

Play As You Learn

The Listening program

We will be implementing The Listening Program®(TLP) which is a music listening method, personalized to improve brain fitness at any age or level of ability.

Snoezelen Therapy

Snoezelen or controlled multisensory environment (MSE) is a therapy for people with autism and other developmental disabilities, dementia or brain injury. It consists of placing the person in a soothing and stimulating environment, called the "Snoezelen room

Dance Therapy

NamDance therapy uses movement to improve mental and physical well-being. It is a recognized form of complementary therapy.

Play therapy

At the Ontario Center we use play therapy which is a form of counseling or psychotherapy that uses play to communicate with and help people, especially children, to prevent or resolve psychosocial challenges. This is thought to help them towards better social integration, growth and development, emotional modulation, and trauma resolution.

Color Therapy – Chromotherapy

It has been known for eons of time that color plays a major role in setting up a particular mood or state of mind. Color does affect one's feelings, moods, and emotions.

Colors are certain wavelengths of electro-magnetic energy seen through our eyes. The color we see is the part of the visible spectrum that is reflected back by a certain object.

Multi Sensory Environments

Autism did not stop me !!

Our Team

Heather Targett

Special Education Teacher

Zoё Kettle

Assitant Teacher

Jason Blaylock

Assistant Physical Therapist

Heba Saeed

Receptionist & General Services Coordinator

Nuha Al Tuhami

Arabic Special Education Early Intervention Programs Teacher

Fathi Mohammed Khalil

PE & Sports Coordinator

Hend Saeed

Assistant Teacher (Events Coordinator)

Mahmoud Nassar

Arabic department special education teacher for Quran and Arabic language

Humaira al Masksri

Housekeeping and Catering Supervisor
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