Ontario Autism Program

Ontario Autism Program – Foundational Family Services

Community Living North Halton is offering Foundational Family Services which supports capacity building for families to support their child’s learning and development. The services that will be offered are outlined below. Services are available to all families in the Ontario Autism Program at any time and are based on a family’s changing needs over time. Services will be offered in a variety of ways including virtual support and services are available to families at no cost.

The following services are included in Community Living’s Foundational Family Services:

Family Resources and Clinic Days

Meet with a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) or a Behaviour Clinician for an hour to discuss current challenges you are facing as it relates to challenging behaviour you are experiencing or a skill/behaviour you would like to increase or develop. The CLNH team member will discuss concepts and strategies that you can try at home to address your current concern.

  • Schedule: Based on clinician/family availability (mutually agreed upon time)
  • Registration: Email your preferred day and time and a brief description of what you would like to discuss to oapclinic@clnh.on.ca. You will receive an email confirmation to confirm your appointment.
  • Modality: Remote

Brief Targeted Consultation

Work with CLNH’s clinical team to target a skill you are looking to increase or decrease across 3, 1 hours sessions + 1 month follow up session. The Behaviour Clinician will gather information on your goal for consultation during your initial appointment. Your clinician will share strategies and problem solve with you and follow up on the outcome during your consultation sessions.

  • Schedule: Based on clinician/family availability (mutually agreed upon time) 1 approximately 1 hour initial appointment and 3, 1 hour consultation sessions + 1, 1 hour follow up session 1 month later.
  • Registration: Email your request at oapconsultation@clnh.on.ca and a Behaviour Clinician will contact you to set your initial appointment.
  • Modality: Remote

Caregiver Workshops and Coaching sessions

Behaviour Clinicians will present on a variety of topics to increase parent and caregivers knowledge in Applied Behaviour Analysis and related topics. Learn new concepts or refresh yourself on what you have learned in the past while having the opportunity to ask questions and interact with Behaviour Clinicians. Want to discuss more? After the workshop, sign up for an individualized coaching session with a Behaviour Clinician on the workshop topic.

  • Schedule: As advertised (Starting in September)
  • Registration: CLNH Website
  • Modality: Remote

Family and Peer Support: Coming Soon

Transition Supports: Coming Soon

For more information on the Ontario Autism Program: Foundational Family services, visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-autism-program-foundational-family-services

Ontario Autism Program – Fee For Service

Community Living North Halton is currently offering Fee For Service programming remotely via Telehealth Services. Services include Evidence Based Behavioural Services and Additional Autism Services and Supports, both of which are eligible to Purchase with a Childhood Budget or Interim One Time Funding. If you are interested in receiving remote services and support or would like to plan ahead for in person services once they become available, email oap@clnh.on.ca to start the process to get the support you are looking for.

For more information on the Ontario Autism Program, visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-autism-program