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Joy of Learning Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-847-2938
E-Mail info@jolc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: facebook.com/autismjolc
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/autismjolc/
Primary Contact Aline McMullen, Director
Alternate Contact Kim Desoisa, Clinical Supervisor, BCBA; Email: kimd@jolc.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Aline McMullen, Coordinator, Challenger Sports
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An innovative private school for children living with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other special needs.
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Established 2007
Primary Executive Deborah Doherty, Founder
Funding Provincial ; Fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * varying instructor/student ratios include 1 to 1 and small group  
* follows modified Provincial curriculum  
* programs have multidisciplinary focus on communication and language skills  
* half and full day programs 
 
The Centre also operates the Challenger Sports League, a free community sports program for children and youth with special needs
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 3 year(s) - 13 year(s) 
 
Children with a diagnosis of autism and other special needs
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Program ; subsidies may also be available through Rainbows of Joy, email rainbowsofjoy@jolc.ca for information * Fee assistance available ; assistance is provided by provincial government.
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Old Tyrell House, Bronte Creek Provincial Park
1219 Burloak Dr
Oakville, ON L6M 4J7
 
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Intersection Burloak Dr and Upper Middle Rd
Mailing Address c/o The Joy of Learning Centre
Physical Access Partially Accessible - main floor washroom not accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Disabilities ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Children with Disabilities ; Resources for Children with Disabilities ; Resources for Youth with Disabilities ; Schools ; Youth with Disabilities
Service Categories Elementary Schools ~ Children ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Elementary Schools ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities

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