Joy of Learning Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-847-2938
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter: autismJoLC
Primary Contact Aline McMullen, Assistant Director
Alternate Contact Mark Bennett, Vice Principal; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Aline McMullen, League Coordinator, Challenger Sports
Site Information
Located In Community North 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
Physical Access Partially Accessible - main floor washroom not accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) An innovative private school for children living with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs.
Legal Status (60) Commercial
Established 2007
Primary Executive Deborah Doherty, Director
Funding Provincial ; Fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * varying instructor/student ratios include 1 to 1, 1 to 4, and 1 to 8 * 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) - 18 year(s) 
with the diagnosis of autism and other special needs
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Program ; subsidies may be available through Rainbows of Joy - call for information * Fee assistance available ; assistance is provided by provincial government.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Elementary Schools ~ Children ~ Autism Spectrum Disorders ; Elementary Schools ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities
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