November 13, 2022 at 6:00 am
Chatham-Kent families with children with autism and various other disabilities can apply for some additional funding.
Community Living Chatham-Kent is now accepting applications for the Jonathan Daniel Stone Fund.
Fund established by Jonathan Daniel Stone’s family to celebrate his life. He suffered from autism and died suddenly at home in 2013 at the age of 11.
Community Living spokesperson Nicole Roeszler said the fund could be used to support initiatives aimed at helping children diagnosed with autism or various other disabilities and their families.
Two winners will each receive $1,500.
Families can use the money for recreational activities, educational seminars for parents and siblings, advocacy, career and life skills development, assistive devices or devices that facilitate and facilitate learning or communication.
Applications will be accepted until December 8th.
In order to apply, applicants must live in Chatham-Kent, and the application must benefit children under the age of 18 who have been diagnosed with autism or other disabilities.
Residents can find application forms here.
Applications may be submitted in person at 650 Riverview Drive in Chatham or electronically to [email protected]