Autism Resources

Looking specifically for therapies, or therapists that can help with autism related disorders? Search or help and resources area for all information pertaining to "therapies".

Advance OT – Medicine Hat

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.

Alternative Choices

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.

Association for Science in Autism Treatment (ASAT)

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.

Association of Social Workers in Northern Canada

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.

Autism Institute

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.

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.

Blue Balloon Occupational Therapy

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.

Brain Advance

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.

British Association of Play Therapists

The Association of Play Therapists was founded in 1992 by a group of now respected practitioners who introduced and pioneered Play Therapy within Britain.

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.

Claro

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.

Collage Therapies

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.