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Behaviour Resources in Canada

All the autism related links, organizations, or tools that deal with behaviour

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.

Autism Partnership – Calgary Office

Autism Partnership was formed in 1994 to provide effective services to families with children with autism. Based upon our founders’ extensive experience in providing behavioural treatment to children, adolescents and adults with ASD, we have developed a comprehensive program that provides a variety of services.

Behavioral Solutions Inc. Lethbridge

Provides high quality, evidence-based consulting, training, treatment and related services to individuals of any age who have neurologically-based impairments functionally limiting their quality of life.

Beyond the Door – Toronto

Committed to helping children living with neuro-developmental disorders, such as Pervasive Developmental Disorder including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), developing the necessary behavioural, communication, intellectual, physical, and social skills for successful integration at home, at school and in the community through individualized Intensive Behaviour Intervention/Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) programs based on the principles of Verbal Behaviour.

Cosmopolitan Learning Centre (Cosmo)

A non profit corporation that provides life skills training, opportunities for community and in house employment, volunteer experience in the community, as well as recreational and social activities for adults with intellectual and accompanying physical disabilities.

Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society – North Vancouver

A not-for-profit organization formed in 2002 for the purpose of promoting mutually rewarding friendships between children with autism spectrum and related social-communicative disorders and their peers, classmates and siblings. Our goal is to help children develop to the best of their abilities through the play and socialization that results from these friendships.

Kings Regional Rehabilitation Centre

KRRC serves approximately 190 clients. Most are mentally challenged adults with developmental, emotional, behavioral, psychological and/or psychiatric problems.

Leaps and Bounds

Provides both home and centre based IBI and ABA programming to both private and government funded clients. Provides specialized, psychologist supervised, intensive behavioural intervention, applied behaviour analysis and behaviour management services for children and youth across Southern Ontario.

Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis (MABA)

Our purpose and mission is to develop and disseminate knowledge about behaviour analysis as a science. MABA’s interests lie in basic science focusing on principles governing human and nonhuman behaviour (i.e., the experimental analysis of behavior) as well as applied science focusing on application of those principles for improvement of socially important problems (i.e., the applied behaviour analysis), and disseminating this information to stimulate interest in and correct misunderstandings of behaviour analysis.

PDA North America

PDA North America was established as a result of the March 2020 Chicago PDA workshop. At this first PDA event in America, there was overwhelming enthusiasm and support for an ongoing effort in the US and Canada by the parents and professionals who attended. Diane Gould hosted the workshop and she is the founder of PDA North America. The workshop presenters from the UK were Laura Kerbey and Harry Thompson who serve as advisors to PDA North America.

Pivot Point

Specializes in intensive therapeutic interventions for children with “extra needs” ranging from mild behavioural and emotional challenges to moderate or severe childhood disorders such as Learning Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, and other challenges that limit success at home or school. Also has full-service autism programs for children ages 2 to 19, as well as “Service Packages”, or any individual service in any amount required.

Wirth Behavioural Health Services

Provides psychological treatment using applied behaviour analysis. Applied behaviour analysis (ABA) is an approach within psychology that systematically uses the principles of learning to change socially significant behaviours.

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Offers a range of behavioural intervention and support services that focus on improvement and learning, as well as behaviour management. Their philosophy is based on progress through applied behaviour analysis and evidence-based services.

Yaldei Developmental Center

Yaldei’s one-on-one intensive early intervention program is the only one of its kind in Quebec. Located in Montreal, we are the only centre that offers an intensive, multidisciplinary, one-on-one early intervention treatment program with all professional services under one roof.