Firefly Therapy Services

Firefly Therapy Services offers high quality, family-centered therapeutic and recreation programs to children and youth. Firefly Therapy Services is a division of KidsAbility Centre for Child Development that offers fee-for-service therapeutic programs for children in the community who are not eligible to receive government funded services through KidsAbility.


What A Virtual Appointment May Look Like at KidsAbility 03/24/2020

KidsAbility - KidsAbility News & Updates KidsAbility News & Updates


Waterloo Region Family Network - WRFN

In our continued response to the COVID-19 crisis and out of an abundance of caution, WRFN staff will be working remotely until further notice. We continue to be available through email or by phone to support family and individual needs. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

As you know, we are committed to sharing information about community programs and events through social media, our website, and monthly newsletter. The COVID-19 response is evolving quickly and a number of community programs and events are being canceled accordingly. If you plan on attending a community event/program that you learned of though WRFN, please check with the organizer before attending.

Thank you for your understanding and support as we work through these challenging times together. 03/04/2020

Firefly Therapy Services | Potential Realized

We are so happy to see the beautiful sunshine today. Spring programs are now open for registration. Please visit our website at to register. Our exciting group therapy programs target skills such as early literacy, social communication and behaviour management and social skills.


Summer camp registration is now open


Summer camp registration will open February 27, 2020.


Winter programs are now open for registration. Please visit to see upcoming programs. 10/31/2019

Check out the costumes from the KidsAbility Halloween party | CBC News Families with the KidsAbility Centre for Child Development got the chance to celebrate Halloween a night early at the organization's annual trick-or-treating party. The costumes were top-notch. 10/25/2019

Accessible trick-or-treating lawn signs available for Halloween The City of Cambridge has partnered with the local RE/MAX Real Estate Centre to provide free trick-or-treating lawn signs highlighting accessibility. By displaying one of these signs in the yard, home... 10/02/2019

Building and Learning Together | Firefly Therapy Services

KidsAbility™ Centre for Child Development is pleased to offer a new parent involvement opportunity through their Behaviour Supports Program.
“Building and Learning Together” will provide you with weekly workshops, supported with hands-on coaching. interests and your priority goals.

Workshop topics will include:
• Reinforcement and Pairing
• Functions of Behaviour
• How to Increase Positive Behaviour (while decreasing less desirable behaviour)
• How to Enhance Communication,
• Use of Visual Supports to Increase Independence
• Developing Play Skills

At the end of each workshop you will receive a skill practice sheet outlining what was discussed, and recommendations for practical ways to put your learning into everyday practice.

Sessions occur Monday evenings from 6:00-730 pm at our Kitchener location.
If you would like to register for this group please visit KidsAbility™ Centre for Child Development is pleased to offer a new parent involvement opportunity through their Behaviour Supports Program.


Looking for something fun to do tomorrow?

Families are invited to enjoy a morning of fun at Play fit Indoor Playground.
This will be a private booking for Autism Ontario families.
This event is open to children with ASD, their siblings and caregivers only.
Spaces are limited.
Registration is required no cost to families.
We are providing drinks for the participants

September 20th, 2019 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
Playfit Kids Club
366 Hespeler Rd
Cambridge, ON N1R 6J6

Please register below. 09/09/2019

Learn About FASD | Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Learn About FASDFetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) describes the range of effects that can occur in an individual whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. These effects may include physical, mental, behavioural and learning disabilities.FASD affects approximately 1% of the population accordi...


Happy September! All of our fall programs are filling up fast. If you would like to register your child for one of our programs please visit .


KidsAbility Centre for Child Development

How amazing is this that a woman from our own community is a finalist in an international photography contest?! International! Congratulations, Natalie! Your photos are incredible and we'll be cheering you on from home. Natalie: If you ever want to come to KidsAbility and volunteer your photography talents, please give us a call! 06/17/2019

Free service for ION launch Free service on GRT, system wide, from June 21 to July 1, 2019 for ION light rail launch.


Join us and learn more about KidsAbility's new Behaviour Supports Services through Firefly.
When: May 28, 2019
Where: 500 Hallmark Drive, Waterloo
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
For Who: Parents and Caregivers

Does your child...
Engage in challenging behaviours?
Have difficulty playing with peers?
Need assistance with toilet training?
If so, Firefly Behaviour Supports Services can help!
Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow night.


Do you have a tween/teen that is interested in music and wants to learn how to write songs? If so, join us at Rock N Rite summer camp July 15-19 or August 12-16. 05/07/2019

Firefly Therapy Services | Potential Realized

Firefly is proud to now offer Behaviour Support Services. We offer individualized, specialized Applied Behaviour Analysis treatment programs. No diagnosis required. All of our services include:
*On-site Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBAs) and family support.
*Mid Term and End- term progress reports.
*Services provided in-centre, at home or in the community.
Plese visit our website at to book your Treatment Planning Session.
For more information on our full service packages please email [email protected] Our exciting group therapy programs target skills such as early literacy, social communication and behaviour management and social skills.


KidsAbility Centre for Child Development

The provincial government has announced the dates for the upcoming Ontario Autism Program telephone town hall sessions. The first one is scheduled for this week on Wednesday, May 1. You must register in advance. Have your voice heard. Join the conversation

Staff from the Ministries of Children, Community and Social Services, Education and Health and Long-Term Care will be listening in closely during the sessions. However, they will not be answering questions or responding as part of the town hall. They will be present just to listen. All comments made during the telephone town halls will be documented and used to help inform the larger consultation.



Recreation programs, Therapy Services


500 Hallmark Drive
Waterloo, ON
N2K 3P5

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