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Customize Your Own Service Package

Individualized One-to-One Child & Parent Support

ErinoakKids is pleased to offer you the option of building your own fee for service package of one-to one supports provided by our staff to your child and family. These programs focus on individual goals to support your child’s development in areas of functional independence, language & communication, social skills, and/or the reduction of challenging behaviour. You choose the content and you choose the hours of service up to 20 hours per week.

All packages include:
  • Initial assessment to help with goal planning 
  • One-to-one teaching with a qualified therapist for your child in your home, in the community, in one of our centres – or a combination of these places
  • Parent coaching in the home or community using a Behavioural Skills Training approach
  • In-centre groups are available based on your goal area
  • Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) is available
  • Parental involvement is a core component of all services to ensure that skills develop at home

To access this service, please contact Intake Services.

Build your program using our Multidisciplinary Services
All ErinoakKids programs are clinically supervised by Psychologists and Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBAs)

What you build into your program depends entirely on you and your child’s goals. Our wide range of professionals gives you access to an interprofessional team to support your program, including:

A Senior Autism Consultant
The consultant will provide additional clinical direction for communication development and behaviour reduction as needed (an individualized Functional Behaviour Assessment can be conducted if challenging behaviour is a priority goal).

Other consulting professionals
  • Social Worker
  • Service Navigator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Psychometrist

Plus additional support for you
  • Parent workshops on a variety of relevant topics such as sleep, feeding and toileting
  • Consultation with your child’s school concerning transitions

Core areas of service:

  • Communication
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Social Skills
  • Daily Living Skills
  • School Readiness

Potential target goals
Below are examples, you are not limited these

  • Joint Attention
  • Requesting
  • Answering & asking questions
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication
Challenging Behaviour:
  • Identifying why behaviours happen
  • Managing challenging behaviours
  • Preventative strategies
  • Decreasing inappropriate behaviour
  • Increasing functional behaviours
  • Functional communication training
  • Learning to wait
  • Responding to ‘no’
  • Compliance
Social Skills:
  • Strategies to support social skills in the natural environment
  • Play skills
  • Taking turns
  • Initiating social interactions
Daily Living:
  • Toileting
  • Completing chores
  • Hand washing
  • Dressing
  • Brushing teeth
  • Grooming (using deodorant, combing hair)
  • Packing lunches (school routines)
  • Daily routines (waking up to an alarm clock)
  • Going to the grocery store
  • Eating at a restaurant
School Readiness/Other:
  • Identifying motivation
  • Using visual supports
  • Following instructions
  • Independent activity schedule

Multiple options for location and times
  • Location of service can be at ErinoakKids, in your home, in the community or a combination.
  • There are IBI programs at our Oakville, Mississauga and Brampton locations.
  • Mornings, afternoons, evenings and Saturdays are available

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Did you know?

Did you know that by introducing your child to early life skills from ages five to seven (such as helping to make your child’s bed, tidy his or her room, unpack and pack his or her school backpack, and set the table and clear dishes at the end of a meal) is preparing him or her for the responsibility of expanded home and community-based life skills as a young adult?

Read about Occupational Therapy at ErinoakKids

Contact Information

  ErinoakKids Locations
  (905) 855.2690
  1 (877) 374.6625

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