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

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A Night at the Movies!

Together with your family, join us for a sensory friendly screening of the new release movie, Trolls Band Together.
Spaces are limited and pre-registration is required. For registration or more information, please contact a Family Service Coordinator at 905-521-2100 ext. 78972 or email
autismprogram@hhsc.ca.

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

    Admission to the Movie

    * Food and drinks are available for purchase from the venue.

  • DateThursday, December 7
    • Movie starts at 6:00 p.m.
    • Run time 1 hour 25 minutes

    Cineplex Hamilton Mountain
    795 Paramount Drive, Stoney Creek ON
  • CostNo Cost

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Assessment

Behaviour Custom Life Skills

Our Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Services will target your child’s behavioural health needs. Under the supervision of a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) OAP Clinical Supervisor, our highly trained clinicians will focus on goals related to increasing social and practical daily living skills. Our BCBAs are also able to focus on reducing behaviours that interfere with daily living. Through your active participation in sessions, you will be taught how to apply strategies to support your child’s adaptive behaviour.

ABA Assessment

This intake assessment is used to evaluate a child’s practical daily living skills and/or why a behaviour is occuring in certain situations. The BCBA will meet with you to review a written report which will provide strategies and make recommendations regarding therapy.

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool, Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Service Type Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
  • LevelA,B,C
  • Includes
    • Interview with parent/caregiver
      • Structured observations
      • Direct assessment techniques
      • Feedback session
      • Written report
      • Combination of in-person and virtual appointments
  • DateFlexible
  • Cost$500

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) Funding Workshop

Custom

Filling out funding applications can be difficult. This workshop provides a step-by-step review of completing the Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) application. ACSD is a monthly financial benefit for parents of children with severe disabilities. It is needs tested to help with the ongoing costs arising from the child’s disability. In order to be eligible for this program the following requirements must be met: the child must be under the age of 18 years, the child must have a severe disability resulting in functional loss, the extraordinary costs must be as a result of this disability, the applicant and the child must be residents of Ontario, and the family income must be less than $74,760.

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool, Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Service Type Parent and Caregiver Training
  • LevelA, B, C
  • Includes
    • 2-hour virtual workshop
  • DateFriday, November 17 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
    Thursday, January 18 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Thursday, April 11 from 10:00 a.m - 12:00p.m.
  • CostNo cost

Autism and Anxiety

Behaviour Mental Health

This workshop will provide information about how anxiety presents in children and youth with Autism, and evidence-based strategies for coping with and preventing anxiety.

  • Age Group Grade 5-8, Highschool
  • Service Type Parent and Caregiver Training
  • LevelB, C
  • Includes

    2-hour virtual workshop

    1 follow-up individualized consultation

  • DateMonday, November 20 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Friday, March 1 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • CostNo cost

Beginning Social Skills

Communication Play & Leisure Social

This group will help your child build social communication skills with peers, such as initiating and responding to conversation, interactive play, and making verbal requests.  Parents will participate along with their child to help them respond and engage with their peers.  Facilitated by Autism Therapists with supervision from an OAP Clinical Supervisor.

  • Age Group Preschool and Kindergarten
  • Service Type Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Group Programs
  • LevelB, C
  • Includes

    6 45-minute sessions available in-person

  • DateFridays from 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. October 13 to November 17
    Mondays from 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. October 16 to November 27
    Tuesdays from 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. from November 7 to December 12
    Fridays from 9:00 - 9:45 a.m. January 12 to February 16
    Mondays from 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. January 15 to February 19
    Tuesdays from 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. from January 23 to February 27
  • CostNo cost

Children’s Friendship Training (CFT)

Communication Play & Leisure Social

Children’s Friendship Training (CFT) is a group-based program for kids 8-12 years old. Participants learn and develop the skills needed to make and keep friends through role playing and activities. Parents/caregivers learn strategies to support their children as they develop these skills. Facilitated by Autism Therapists with supervision from an OAP Clinical Supervisor.

 

  • Age Group Grade 5-8
  • Service Type Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Group Programs
  • LevelC
  • Includes

    Ten 1-hour child group sessions running concurrently with 10 1-hour parent/caregiver group sessions

    Available in person

  • Date Dates and times to be determined
  • CostNo cost
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