Welcome to Phoenix Development Centre!

Welcome to Phoenix Development Centre!

We are committed to working in partnership with parents, caregivers, and community partners to provide holistic services to enhance each individual child’s skills development and well-being. Our partnerships allow us to better understand and support each child and their family while being culture sensitive.

At Phoenix Development Centre we provide therapeutic services for people across their lifespan, with a transdisciplinary approach to meet each unique individual’s need. Speech and Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) or Behaviour Therapy are the three disciplines that are offered as part of a unique approach to meeting the needs of individuals with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disabilities, Communication Disorders, Down Syndrome and Learning Disabilities.

We are able to assist you and your family in several languages such as French, Spanish, Korean, Malayalam and Hindi.  Call us for more information – we look forward to meeting you!

Common FAQs

Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.Autism is a spectrum disorder, each person with autism has a their own set of strengths and challenges. The ways in which people with autism learn, think and problem-solve can range from highly skilled to severely challenged. 

In toddlers and babies some signs would no social smiles or other warm, joyful expressions  and limited or no eye contact at 6 months.By 9 months, no sharing of vocal sounds, smiles or other nonverbal communication.By 12 months, no babbling, no use of gestures to communicate, no response to name when called.By 16 months, no words.By 24 months, no meaningful, two-word phrases.

If you have concerns about your child’s development, contact your pediatrician as soon as possible. Diagnosis can also be made by professionals who have gone through specific training, such as doctors, psychologists and psychological associates, and registered nurse practitioners.

Mission Statement

Our team provides individualized educational services to meet the academic, language, social and independence related goals of each child for the betterment of their lives.

Our Guiding Principles

Delivery of the services will follow a client-centered approach whereby the client’s values, their choices and own identified needs are respected. Phoenix Development Centre promotes the Client’s Bill of Rights set out in section 3 of the Long-Term Care Act, 1994 (Ontario), and applicable legislation.

Core Values


Open communication with all key players to ensure all voices are heard.


Transdisciplinary approach to meet the needs of each client.


Achieving academic success in the classroom and community settings.


Dynamic methodology that is adapted to every clients’ needs and learning styles.