Provides consultation, assessment, and treatment to help children to succeed with their everyday activities. The Advance OT team currently consists of four Occupational Therapists and two Occupational Therapy Assistants.
An independent practice offering counseling and psychotherapy with experienced, dedicated psychotherapists and licensed psychologists to children, adolescents and adults. Since each individual and family is unique, our treatment strategies are tailored to address that uniqueness and help you get on the road to healing and growth. Effective psychotherapy is empowering.
ASAT is committed to science as the most objective, time-tested and reliable approach to discerning between safe, effective autism treatments, and those that are harmful or ineffective. ASAT supports all scientifically sound research on the prevention, treatment and cure of autism, as well as all treatments for autism that are shown to be effective through solid scientific research, regardless of discipline or domain.
Professional Social Workers in the North are found in many settings. Areas of practice include child protection, adoption, services to the aged and handicapped, alcohol and drug counseling, income support,
child and family therapies, mental health services, correctional services and social planning. There are few specialists – most social workers are called upon to provide a wide spectrum of services.
Integrated Play Groups are designed to support children of diverse ages and abilities on the autism spectrum in natural play experiences with typical peers and siblings within school, home, therapy and community settings. Based on award-winning research, this model has been found to be effective in enhancing reciprocal social interaction, communication, play and imagination in children with autism, pervasive developmental disorder, Asperger’s and related social-communicative needs.
A provincial association of agencies which provide child development and therapy services to children with special needs and their families in British Columbia.
The provincial professional association representing occupational therapists in British Columbia.
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.
In the area of pediatrics, we focus on a child’s ability to play, perform self-care activities, complete academic and school activities and interact with their friends. Our occupational therapists’ provide intervention and programming that is designed to help develop specific skills and strategies that are associated with a higher quality of life and independence.
Advanced sensory learning program that stimulates, builds and nourishes the brain. Effects lasting learning and brain functioning by retraining neurological pathways through light, sound, motion, olfactory, touch, electromagnetic & magnetic fields, and nutrition. Powerful program that gets lasting results.
The Association of Play Therapists was founded in 1992 by a group of now respected practitioners who introduced and pioneered Play Therapy within Britain.
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.
Offers a holistic program of support that includes a complete academic program (K-12) through partnerships with distributed learning schools, behaviour intervention, life skills training, therapeutic recreation, and opportunities to develop social and emotional awareness.
A muti-disciplinary therapy centre that has a team of speech-language pathologists, psychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists and play therapists. Provides back-to-back therapy appointments with different clinicians in the same centre. Also provides parents and teachers with the resources to help the child integrate their newly learned skills in the home and in school.
A registered charity. located in Edmonton, that provides Guide, Service and Assistance Dogs to Albertans with disabilities.