Are you looking for specific professionals to work with your child? In order to access autism funding for children under six, parents must employ professionals who are on the Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP). Search the RASP here. For children over 6 (and for all other professionals that may or may not be listed in the RASP), we hope that our Professionals Directory (below) will help you find who you are looking for.
Tip: You will want to use the “Select Category” drop down menu below to narrow down your search, or you can use the Search box.
Please note: If you encounter any listing that is out of date, we would love to know about it. Please contact us. Also if you know about a professional not yet listed in our database, you can add a listing to our directory here.
Oak Learning Centre specializes in Brain Training, a one-to-one program that will improve the speed and ease of learning for anyone, any age, any ability. Brain Training is based on the science of neuroplasticity and the activities will improve one’s attention, memory and processing speed. There is a significant body of research that supports Brain Training and its positive results for students who would like to learn more easily and more quickly, for career adults wanting to capitalize on opportunities for success, for seniors struggling with focus and memory, for individuals with learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and traumatic brain injury.
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What is the Okanagan Ability Centre (OAC)?
OAC is a private facility that offers a wide range of psychological assessment and diagnostic services for children, youth and adults.
They provide diagnostic assessments and consultation services for children, youth and adults experiencing a wide range of challenges that may include: learning and intellectual difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, developmental disability and social emotional or behavioural difficulties. Their assessments support tailored intervention by pinpointing areas of challenge and providing recommendations to improve functioning across areas. Diagnostic assessment can also facilitate access to services in a variety of educational and community settings.
They work with other professionals in the community, including family physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, child development centers, government ministries, and school personnel, to provide comprehensive assessment services and coordinated intervention.
The Achievers Program is a unique recreation and social program that provides community integration to school-aged children with disabilities. Children participate in social and recreational activities. Each child has an individual goal plan that is developed with our professional staff and parents, working towards independence and a lifetime of activity and community involvement.
3300 – 37th Avenue Vernon BC V1T2Y5
We provide individualized Early Intensive Behaviour Intervention (EIBI) programming for children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
All children are unique and have strengths and needs. In the implementation of our program we support and build upon the child’s individual strengths and needs by utilizing current best practices from peer-reviewed research.
Our program incorporates both structured teaching and teaching in the natural environment. We support children in home and community settings.
Our Behaviour Consultants are Shauna Wiebe (M. Ed, BCBA) and Kim Nutley (M.Ed, BCBA).
#207-1767 Harvey Avenue Kelowna BC V1Y 6G4
The mission of the Okanagan Similkameen Neurological Society (OSNS) Child Development Centre is to promote the physical, psychological, and emotional well-being of children in the South Okanagan and Similkameen regions by providing:
Services are child-oriented, family-focused, and community-based.
The OSNS Child Development Centre accepts referrals from any source, including parents, caregivers, and professionals in the community.
Autism Treatment Services
The Autism Treatment Services (ATS) Department offers a variety of services to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. These services are available to a child under the age of six as well as children over the age of six up to 19 years of age, through funding provided by MCFD and the Autism Funding Unit.
We provide services to aid in skill development in the following areas:
Communication – How your child lets you know what they want, how they say “no”, how they follow directions, how they ask and answer questions
Socialization – How your child plays with others and makes friends, how they interact with others
Cognition – How your child uses toys and materials, how they understand concepts
Daily Living Skills – Toileting, dressing, safety skills, eating/feeding skills
Fine and Gross Motor Skills – Coordination, strength, movement
Challenging Behaviour Management – Aggression, destructive behaviours, screaming, etc.
Parent Training and Support