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Group-based ABA Services

Type:

OAP Core Clinical Services

Age:

0 – 18 Years

Fees:

Fees vary by program. For details, contact us at autism@stridestoronto.ca

Referral:

No referral required

Eligibility:

Having a diagnosis of autism
*Eligibility criteria vary by program

Languages offered:

English

Location:

Location vary by program

Hours:

Hours vary by program

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Group-based ABA Services focus on skill-building in the areas of communication, social skills, self-help skills or emotional regulation/group readiness skills. Individualized goals are selected based on assessment results and in collaboration with family goals.

AIM (Accept, Identify, Move)

Accept Identify Move and is an evidence-based curriculum that teaches social emotional skills and cognitive flexibility by blending together concepts of mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and applied behaviour analysis (ABA).

Best Foot Forward – Working Together in Groups

The purpose of this group is to teach participants skills related to working with peers towards a common goal in group work.

Boys Group

This activities of daily living group supports learners in determining which of their existing health and hygiene skills they would like to improve upon while socializing with peers of the same gender.

Children’s Friendship Training (CFT)

This is an evidence-based social skills intervention for elementary school children who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends.

Conversations Group

The primary focus of this Conversations program will be to address the development of skills related to engaging in complex conversation skills.

Employment

Participants develop and practice skills needed to find suitable employment and develop essential skills for the workplace. These essential skills are taught and opportunities to role play these skills allow participants to practice them in a comfortable environment.

Girls Group

This activities of daily living group supports learners in determining which of their existing health and hygiene skills they would like to improve upon while socializing with peers of the same gender.

Kitchen Safety

Participants learn skills related to kitchen safety, food preparation and cleaning up. Participants will have the opportunity to plan meals and cook various recipes.

Out and About

Participants learn relevant and functional skills related to safely navigating the community more independently.  Regular outings in the community are a major component of this program to allow participants to practice skills in real settings.

PEERS

The PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) program is an evidence-based social skills program that teaches middle and high school students how to make and keep friends.

Small Group ABA with 1:1 Supports

This program supports learners in increasing their ability to participate in group-based activities with the support of a therapist. Skills will be taught individually where needed and practiced with peers in fun and engaging activities.

Social Communication Skills – Level A

This group-based program provides learners with opportunities to learn social communication skills needed to engage with peers and participate in group activities. Early communication skills, social skills and play skills are contrived and taught within various group activities.

Social Communication Skills – Level B

This group-based program provides learners with opportunities to learn social communication skills needed to engage with peers and participate in group activities. Intermediate communication skills, social skills and play skills are taught within group activities.

Social Communication Skills – Level C

This group-based program provides learners with opportunities to learn social communication skills needed to engage with peers and participate in group activities. Advanced communication and social skills are taught within group activities.

Take a Deep Breath

Learners are taught to identify emotions in themselves and others, and various preventative strategies to help self-regulate.

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Related Programs & Services

1 to 1 ABA Services

This service is for children/youth who require individualized support across a few learning domains and teaches essential skills based on your child’s individual needs.

ABA Behaviour Consultations

Behaviour Consultations are for families looking for support on a specific goal. ABA principles are applied to address your child individual strengths, needs, and goals.

Autism Foundational Family Services

Foundational Family Services is a part of the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) designed to support families of children and youth on the autism spectrum.