Autism Resources in British Columbia

Our list of best links, tools, and resources in British Columbia to help support Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger’s), and related disorders.

ABA Program – University of Manitoba

The ABA admissions area was formed in the spring of 2001. ABA involves the systematic application of learning principles and techniques to assess and improve individuals. covert and overt behaviors in order to help them function more fully in society.

ABC Kids OT

An Occupational Therapy clinic, featuring a large sensory integration gym in a unique home-setting.  The home-setting offers comfort to both the caregiver and the child, as well as a big backyard with a trampoline and ample room for outdoor fun.

ACT (Autism Community Training)

A province-wide information and referral service created to support families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. We offer families (and professionals) a wide range of positive and practical information on everything from sleep problems and diet, to core issues such as diagnosis and aspects of intervention, including information on setting up programs for their children.

Autism Funding In BC

This site is all about money and administration – the financial side of things and how to run an effective ABA therapy team in BC.

BC Association for Community Living

A provincial association dedicated to promoting the participation of people with developmental disabilities in all aspects community life. We also support activities dedicated to building inclusive communities that value the diverse abilities of all people.

BC Centre for Ability

A non-profit organization with over 34 years of experience in the field of disabilities, providing individualized therapy and support services to children and youth in their homes and communities, specialized community living services and comprehensive vocational and support services for adults, and promoting successful community participation for individuals with disabilities.

BC Coalition of People with Disabilities

A provincial, cross-disability advocacy organization. Our mandate is to raise public and political awareness of issues that concern us. We hope, through our work, to facilitate the full participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society and to promote independence.

BC Therapeutic Riding Association

Provincial organization for groups providing horseback riding as therapy for people with disabilities. We are a registered charitable organization, committed to improving the quality of life for young people and adults who have disabilities.

BCASLPA

British Columbia Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Beyond the Box Basics

The purpose of Beyond the Box Basics is to encourage awareness of abilities and to provide information on the “how to” of successfully involving children/students with diverse needs. Presentations will be individually tailored to meet the needs and numbers of the workshop participants.

British Columbia Art Therapy Association

Founded in 1978 to foster the professional development of art therapy in British Columbia. The Association acts as a provincial voice governing the standards and practice of the profession and its practitioners.

Canucks Autism Network (CAN)

To provide high quality recreational, sports, social and vocational development programs for individuals and families living with autism and to build capacity through community networks across British Columbia.

Central Okanagan Child Development Centre

Since 1966, the Central Okanagan Child Development Association (C.O.C.D.A.) has played a significant role in providing services to help meet some of the most challenging needs faced by the families in our community.