COVID-19 Update: Virtual and in-person service options are currently available.

We are an OAP Approved Provider. All of our services are supervised by individuals on the OAP Provider List. We are able to service families who are currently receiving OAP budgets, childhood budgets, and interim one-time funding.

One-to-One ABA Therapy

We provide focused and comprehensive services to create effective home and community based ABA programs for learners of all ages. An ABA therapist will work with the learner in home or community locations. Centre-based options are also available in Waterloo. All programs include initial and ongoing behaviour/skills assessments, individualized programs implemented by an ABA Therapist, and on-going supervision by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.

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Current Openings and Active Waitlist

  • If you would like to hear more about our current openings or be added to our waitlist, complete an intake form today.

Parent Training Consultations

A Board Certified Behaviour Analyst will consult directly with you. Consultations provide focused services to ensure meaningful goals are identified and taught in the learner’s natural environment. These consultations will include a large parent training component and some one-to-one time with the learner. It is important for parents to learn ABA strategies specific to their learner's needs, as well as general ABA principles.

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NEW Parent Training Program

  • We are excited to announce a new service that will be starting September 13th, 2021. It is a 14-week program that will include weekly parent training sessions with a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. In-person home-based and virtual time slots are available Monday to Friday mornings, afternoons, and evenings.
  • Contact us today to hear more about this new program. More information will be posted online in the coming weeks.

Group ABA Therapy

Some skills are better taught and practiced in a group setting. When we have clients with similar goals and interests, we can arrange dyad and small group sessions, typically run in centre. If you would like to inquire about our current dyads/groups, we'd love to see if your learner would be a good fit to join in. The more the merrier! We offer wide range of groups, run by an ABA Therapist and supervised by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Most of our groups are capped at 2-4 participants, so spots are limited.

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Fall 2021 Groups in Waterloo

  • We are excited to announce that registration for fall groups is open! We have had great success running a variety of in-person and virtual groups during the pandemic. We are continuing to assess how to safely and effectively provide group ABA services. Our continuation with in-person services has gone smoother than we ever could have hoped, thanks to everyone's patience and cooperation as we adapt to the many new policies and procedures designed to keep everyone safe. We are confident that we can continue on this trajectory to provide in-person group services, as well as continue to incorporate various virtual options.
  • If you would like to hear more about our current offerings or begin registration, complete an intake form today.
  • Spaces are limited, so please complete your registration by August 20th to guarantee a spot.
  • All groups begin the week of September 13th.

Here are the groups we are offering this fall:

Developmental Dyads
Targeting developmentally appropriate goals that are shared between learners. Your child will be paired with another learner with similar goals and interests to work on programs designed to teach new skills in a 2:1 setting. If this is something you might be interested in, complete an intake form and we can try to put together a peer match.

ACT For You: Junior (Virtual)
Targeting social and emotional development through an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) lens to increase psychological flexibility. Your child will practice flexible thinking, mindfulness, perspective taking, and social-emotional literacy using the AIM curriculum.

  • Who: children in grades 2-5 with little to no previous experience with ACT
  • When: Mondays 3:45-4:45 (1 hour x 13 weeks)
  • September 13 – December 13
  • Where: Google Meet
  • Group Leader: Stacey Brookshaw

ACT For You: High School (Virtual)
Targeting social and emotional development through an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) lens to increase psychological flexibility. Your child will practice flexible thinking, mindfulness, perspective taking, and social-emotional literacy using the AIM curriculum.

  • Who: teens in grades 9-12 with little to no previous experience with ACT
  • When: Mondays 4:45-5:45 (1 hour x 13 weeks)
  • September 13 – December 13
  • Where: Google Meet
  • Group Leader: Stacey Brookshaw

Learn to Play Developmental Play Group: Kindie
Targeting many different types of play and social skills, with video modelling components. Your child will practice functional play skills, joining in with peers, sharing, social communication skills, and turn taking. Specific goals and teaching resources will be selected at the onset of the group, based on individual learners’ goals and the dynamic of the group.

  • Who: children in grades JK-1
  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00-3:30 (2.5 hours x 2 days/week x 14 weeks)
  • September 14 – December 16
  • Where: L3-30 Dupont Street East, Waterloo
  • Bring: something to eat during break (nut-free)
  • Group Leader: Stacey Brookshaw

Learn to Play Developmental Play Group: Primary
Targeting many different types of play and social skills, with video modelling components. Your child will practice functional play skills, joining in with peers, sharing, social communication skills, and turn taking. Specific goals and teaching resources will be selected at the onset of the group, based on individual learners’ goals and the dynamic of the group.

  • Who: children in grades 1-3
  • When: Wednesdays 12:45-3:15 (2.5 hours x 14 weeks)
  • September 15 – December 15
  • Where: L3-30 Dupont Street East, Waterloo
  • Bring: something to eat during break (nut-free)
  • Group Leader: Stacey Brookshaw

Ready, Set, PRESchool
Targeting classroom routines, play, and social skills, with Direct Instruction and video modelling components. Your child will practice attending to group instructions, following classroom routines, functional communication, participating in group activities, and structured and unstructured play. Specific goals and teaching resources will be selected at the onset of the group, based on individual learners’ goals and the dynamic of the group.

  • Who: children in grades PreK-SK
  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-12:30 (3 hours x 2 days/week x 14 weeks)
  • September 14 – December 16
  • Where: L3-30 Dupont Street East, Waterloo
  • Bring: something to eat during break (nut-free)
  • Group Leader: Stacey Brookshaw

Ready, Set, School
Targeting classroom routines, play, and social skills, with Direct Instruction and video modelling components. Your child will practice attending to group instructions, following classroom routines, conversation skills and functional communication, participating in group activities, cooperative play, and social problem solving skills. Specific goals and teaching resources will be selected at the onset of the group, based on individual learners’ goals and the dynamic of the group.

  • Who: children in grades SK-2
  • When: Wednesdays 9:15-12:15 (3 hours x 14 weeks)
  • September 15 – December 15
  • Where: L3-30 Dupont Street East, Waterloo
  • Bring: something to eat during break (nut-free)
  • Group Leader: Stacey Brookshaw

Social Achievers
Targeting a variety of social skill through structured curriculum lessons. Your child will practice conversation skills and social problem solving skills. Specific social skills topics will be selected at the onset of the group, based on individual learners’ goals and the dynamic of the group.

  • Who: children in grades 4-6
  • When: Tuesdays 4:00-6:00 (2 hour x 14 weeks)
  • September 14 – December 14
  • Where: L3-30 Dupont Street East, Waterloo
  • Bring: something to eat during break (nut-free)
  • Group Leader: Stacey Brookshaw

Teaching Teamwork
Targeting group work, cooperative skills, and social skills. Your child will practice conversation skills, social problem solving skills, and working in small groups and pairs. Specific group activities will be selected at the onset of the group, based on individual learners’ interests and the dynamic of the group.

  • Who: children in grades 2-4
  • When: Wednesdays 3:45-5:45 (2 hour x 14 weeks)
  • September 15 – December 15
  • Where: L3-30 Dupont Street East, Waterloo
  • Bring: something to eat during break (nut-free)
  • Group Leader: Stacey Brookshaw

Here are some groups we have run in the past, but will not be offering this term.

  • Conversation Crew: Targeting age-appropriate conversation skills and social skills, with video modelling components. Your child will practice attending to group instructions, conversation skills, perspective taking and social problem solving skills.

If you have a particular group in mind that you don't see, don't hesitate to reach out. We may be able to put something together for you.

Placements and BCBA Supervision

Placements are available for college students enrolled in Autism and Behavioural Science programs, and co-op placements for undergraduate students studying in related fields. BCBA and BCaBA supervision, and practicum placements, are also available for Masters-level students and professionals working in the field. We understand how important it is to gain hands-on experience when selecting a career path, and are happy to share what ABA is all about.

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Current Opportunities

  • Contact us today to discuss your current or upcoming placement and supervision needs.