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To inquire about or register for a service, email autismprogram@hhsc.ca or call 905-521-2100 ext. 78972

If you prefer to browse all available services, view or download our current service guide.

1:1 Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Therapy

Behaviour Custom Life Skills

All 1:1 ABA therapy begins with a comprehensive assessment and custom behaviour plan to meet your child’s individual needs.  Program plans can focus on building skills like communication, toileting and play,  or reducing challenging behaviours like yelling, aggression, self-injury, etc.

Skill Building programs are provided by Autism Therapists.  Behaviour Reduction programs are provided by Behaviour Therapists who are Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA).  All programming is overseen by a Clinical Supervisor.

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool, Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Service Type Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
  • LevelA,B,C
  • Includes
    • 1:1 ABA therapy includes assessment (during weeks 1 & 2)
    • Behaviour plan
    • 1:1 parent/caregiver training
    • 1:1 ABA therapy with child (during weeks 3-12)
    • Summary report
  • DateServices are customized based upon the goals identified for service.
  • Cost- 1:1 Building Skills: $2700 for 2 hours per week for 12 weeks
    - 1:1 Reducing Challenging Behaviours: $4500 for 4 hours per week for 12 weeks
    - Assessment and Observation are included in the Service Package
    - Additional treatment hours are available. Cost varies depending upon the service goal(s) identified

1:1 Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Custom

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based psychological intervention that is goal-oriented and short-term.  The focus of CBT is to challenge and change unhelpful thoughts, behaviours, and feelings, and to develop coping skills and strategies to help improve functioning and quality of life.

Individual CBT is provided to your child by a Ph. D. level psychologist.

(All psychological services are eligible for billing to private insurance providers)

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool
  • Service Type Psychological Services
  • LevelC
  • Includes

    1-hour session with a psychologist

     

  • DateFlexible
  • Cost$225 per session
    *10-14 sessions are typically recommended

Circle Time

Communication Play & Leisure Social

Join us for an interactive circle time.  We’ll sing songs and read stories that will have children ages 3-10 years practicing a variety of skills necessary for successful participation in school classrooms, whether the classroom is virtual or in person.

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Service Type Group Programs
  • LevelB & C
  • Includes

    Level B Group for 3-10 year olds

    Level C Group for 3-10 year olds

  • DateLevel B Group will be held on Wednesdays from 10:00-10:30am starting July 29th until August 26th

    Level C Group will be held on Tuesdays from 10:00-10:30am starting July 28th until August 25th
  • CostNo Charge

Cognitive and Adaptive Assessment

Custom

This assessment is used to evaluate cognitive and adaptive functioning and can be used for confirming eligibility for Community Living Association. May result in a diagnosis such as an intellectual disability.

(All psychological services are eligible for billing to private insurance providers)

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool
  • Service Type Psychological Services
  • LevelA,B,C
  • Includes

    • Clinical interview
    • Observation
    • Completion of
    standardized testing
    and questionnaires
    • Feedback session
    • Written report

  • DateFlexible
  • Cost$1500

Developmental Assessment

Custom

This assessment is used to evaluate various developmental domains and determine whether there are delays compared to other children of the same age. May result in a diagnosis such as a global developmental delay.

(All psychological services are eligible for billing to private insurance providers).

  • Age Group Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Service Type Psychological Services
  • LevelA,B,C
  • Includes

    • Clinical interview
    • Observation
    • Completion of
    standardized testing
    and questionnaires
    • Feedback sessio

  • DateFlexible
  • Cost$1500

Diagnostic Assessment

Custom Mental Health

This two-day comprehensive assessment is used to provide diagnostic clarification and better understand a child’s symptoms and their impact upon functioning. May result in a diagnosis such as an attention or language disorder.

(All psychological services are eligible for billing to private insurance providers)

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool, Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Service Type Psychological Services
  • LevelA,B,C
  • Includes

    • Clinical interview
    • Observation
    • Completion of standardized testing and questionnaires
    • Feedback session
    • Written report

  • DateFlexible
  • Cost$3,500-7,500