Service: Autism and Behavioural Services

Record #: OAK0349
Last Full Update: 12 Jun 2024

Contact Information

Office Phone Access Line 289-266-0036
Crisis Phone Mon-Sun 24 hours 905-878-9785
Fax 905-681-7477
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Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Services are delivered by therapists with experience providing Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) services to children and youth with autism in the Halton region

  • intervention focuses on teaching social skills, functional life skills, and social communication

Service options for birth to age 6 include:

  • Entry to School: for children ages 3 to 6 years of age, registered with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) and entering school for the first time
  • Project ImPACT: an early intervention caregiver program in partnership with Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services
  • Drop-ins: times where children and their families can come together to socialize and meet others

Service options for youth 7-21 include:

  • Drop-ins: times where youth can come together to socialize and meet other youth
  • Teen Drop-in: registered program for teens ages 14 to 17 with Autism
  • Appointments: free single sessions about topics such as general strategies regarding problem behaviour or recommendations for skills development
  • High School Readiness: behaviour therapists go through what to expect from high school and strategies for making the transition smooth
  • Job Ready Program: designed for individuals with autism between the ages of 15 and 21

Service options for families and caregivers include:

  • Family Service Planning: a behaviour therapist helps families make decisions around priority goals, service modality, and helps connect families with services
  • Urgent Response Services: time-limited service to respond to one specific need for children and youth up to 18 years of age to prevent further escalation of risk of harm to self, others, and/or property
  • Foundational Family Services workshops: different workshops open to anyone who is, or has a child registered, in the OAP
  • SibShop: a place for siblings, ages 8 to 13, of people with autism to meet with other siblings who may share similar experiences
  • Visual Supports Clinic: behaviour therapist will create customized visual supports to use as a proactive strategy and provide tips on how to use them effectively

Access Line Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 9 year(s) - 21 year(s) 
Individuals with Autism, and family/caregivers supporting them

Call the Access Line or email (have OAP Reference Number available for appointment)

Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None

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Located In Community Halton Region
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Halton Region, ON
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Mailing Address 471 Pearl St 
Burlington, ON L7R 4M4

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