The Portia Learning Centre

Site: Ottawa East and Central

Service: The Portia Learning Centre

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Contact Information
Office Phone Ottawa 613-221-9777 ; Ottawa East 613-998-2511
Primary Contact Charlene Gervais, Director of Operations; Phone: 613-591-9966
Alternate Contact Pam Giles, Clinical Coordinator; Phone: 613-221-9777; Email:
Primary Executive Karen McArthur, President and Chief Executive Officer
Address & Map
204-1794 Courtwood Cres
Ottawa, ON K2C 2B5
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Physical Access Unknown
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides treatment for children with Autism and developmental disorders and delays * Uses Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) * Comprehensive early intervention program follows a developmental curriculum to teach the core elements of socialization, communication, play skill, academic skill and many others * learning through what motivates each child * parent involvement 
Stable learning environment * one-on-one therapy *Group and classroom setting * Home Programs and Consultative Services are available. Other services: Speech and language pathologist * Occupational therapy * social programs * jump start programs * workshops for parents and professionals
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kanata ; Ottawa ; Whitby
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French - limited services available
Fees Service
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Legal Status (60) Commercial
Established 2006
Funding Fees
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Date Updated 19 Aug 2019
Service Categories Autism Therapy ; Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ~ Autism Spectrum Disorder

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