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Organization: Under the Banyan Tree Centre for the Developmentally Disabled  
Phone Numbers: 905-947-0036
Fax: 905-947-0052
Email: info@underthebanyantree.ca
Website: www.underthebanyantree.ca
Address:
43 Ferrier St
Markham, ON
L3R 3K6
Intersection: Warden Ave and Denison St
Location: Markham
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am-4:30pm * Sat-Sun 10am-4:30pm * Call for specific program dates and times
Executives: David Yung - Executive Director
Service Description: Non profit organization offering various programs and services to assist individuals with mental and/or physical disabilities to live an enriched life * also offers March break and summer camps for teens and adults 13 years and older; filled with recreational activities and field trips
 
A Place in the Sun - Adult Day Program - Adult day program for people with developmental disabilities * aimed at developing communications skills, cognitive capacity, daily living skills, vocational skills, and fine motor skills * options include: arts and crafts, cooking classes, language and math skill development, dance, fitness, pre-vocational training, etc. * Small group setting with 1 instructor to 4 or 5 students * full-time or part-time option
 
Banyan Kids / Teens Weekend Respite Social Program - Weekend respite social group for children and teens with developmental and/or physical disabilities * Children age 5-10 years old: facilitates the development of social communication skills and general school readiness * two sessions offered on Saturday and Sunday
 
Individual Training Program - One-on-one training program using Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) for children and teens with autism and other special needs * provides individual training and sensory integration programs that include cognitive development, social skills, speech development, fine and gross motor development, play and recreation

Fees: Fees vary depending on program, call for more information
Application: Call for more information about programs
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults and children with mental and/or physical disabilities
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Markham and area  
See Also: Children and Youth with Disabilities
Life Skills for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on August 13, 2018

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