November 1, 2017

Foster is an incredibly cool kid. He is also very unique. 

Foster was diagnosed with autism just after his 4th birthday. By then he could read fluently, assemble a complicated puzzle, write his own name - but he couldn't manage the interaction it takes to make friends....

June 16, 2017

Wednesday, June 14th was the last of our 4 part workshop series for the parents of children with ADHD. Over 30 families attended the workshop where they learned more about ADHD and practical, do-able strategies to use at home with their children. Feedback was overwhelm...

June 15, 2017


With the continuously generous help of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen we have improved our innovative Sensory Cave. We aim to relentlessly pursue excellence in care and as such we want to be continually improving our sp...

December 14, 2016

December 6, 2016

 We are so grateful to the Shriners. They dropped off an incredible number of teddy bears to the Centre! 

(Left to right: Carter Vallis, Bill Martin, Stephanie Vallis, Charlotte Vallis, Arianne Crossley,  Jackie Duncan and Roy Gregory)

November 21, 2016

The 37th Annual Share-A-Smile telethon presented by Shaw closed today with an astounding, record breaking total. $74,327.91 was raised, surpassing the goals of the OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre. 

OSNS executive director Manisha Willms: “Our incredible success...

November 14, 2016

November 8, 2016

We recently held a two-part Sensational Kids Series where parents came to make and take their own resources to put in a sensory home toolbox for their kids at home. Items we together made included calming bottles, quiet fidgets, visual schedules and engine scales.  Man...

November 3, 2016

David Kampe Helps OSNS to Upgrade Technology for Children

Struggling with aging computers and assistive technology, OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre receives $52,800for technology assistance from David Kampe and Peters Bros Construction

November 3, 2016

There will...

October 27, 2016

As we are officially less than a month away from our 37th Annual Shaw Share-a-Smile Telethon, we are incredibly grateful for the support we get.  Every year the Summerland Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Shop is an integral part of the services we provide at OSNS.  Their...

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