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ABA Skill Building Groups

October 06, 2020

ALCDSB logoWhat is the ABA Skill Development Program?
This program is offering free skills development programming to children/youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder using the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). The program will focus on teaching a variety of skills including social, emotional regulation,  daily living, and communication based on the needs of the child.

Who can join?
Students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, aged 3 to 21, of the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic   District School Board.  Programming will be developed based on age, location and skill. Students who are engaging in both remote and in-person learning are eligible to apply to the program.

When and where?
In-person groups will occur weekly during the school day during non-instructional times (recess and nutrition breaks). In-person groups will only be offered to students in the same cohorts. Virtual groups will be offered weekly during various times including during the school day and after school hours.

What are some skills my child/youth might learn in the program?

  • Problem solving
  • Functional communication
  • Communication Skills
  • Conversations Skills
  • Friendship-Making Skills
  • Self-Regulation

How do I refer my child/youth ? 
Application Packages  can be found by clicking the link below (ABA Group Flyer-2020-2021) or requested from your child/youth’s  school.  Completed Application Packages can be sent: 

  • ​Sent to their school
  • Emailed or faxed to Katie Bremner​

How do I get more information?

Please contact:

Katie Bremner
Fax: 613-354-9850

Flyer with full details: ABA Group Flyer 2020-2021

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