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About the Ontario Autism Program

The Ontario Autism Program (OAP) offers support to families of children and youth on the autism spectrum. Children and youth who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by a qualified professional are eligible for the program. Children receive services and supports until the age of 18.

How to Register with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP)

  1. Register for the OAP through AccessOAP at
  2. Then provide all supporting documentation requested by AccessOAP.
  3. After creating your account, you will be able to interact with AccessOAP to learn about the services and supports available to you and your child.

You DO NOT need to register again if you:

  • have previously registered your child for the OAP
  • already submitted a registration for and supporting documents to the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Navigating the OAP can be overwhelming. Strides Toronto’s expert team of workers are here to support you along the way, from registering for the OAP to accessing services and supports.

We are on hand to answer any questions you may have about the OAP and/or our autism services.