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.
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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:
Assessment Education Rehabilitation Prevention Early Intervention Program Consultation 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
Categories: - List by Region, Behaviour Consultants, Counsellors, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Professionals, South Okanagan, Speech Language Pathologists
Okanagan Family Autism Connection does not interview the professionals or resources listed in this directory, nor do we guarantee anyone's references or qualifications. We highly recommend you do your due diligence and perform a criminal record check as well as confirm references before hiring any person or agency.