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Autism (ABA) Services

ErinoakKids is pleased to offer 1:1 Applied Behaviour Analysis services for children with autism ages three to nine years old*, now available for purchase. 

Packages are fully inclusive, available for two or three half days per week and include access to high quality ErinoakKids resources. 

Spaces are limited and available by semester on a first come, first served basis. 

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Registration for Autism ABA Services is now open for the fall semester (September to December 2024). If your child was between the ages of three and nine on
January 1, 2024 they are eligible for the fall semester. 

Registration for future semesters will open two months in advance of the start date. Please note that submission of this form does not guarantee an available spot. You will be contacted by ErinoakKids to determine next steps to complete registration.

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Program Overview

Each semester begins with an individual assessment and behaviour plan, led by a Behaviour Clinician and supervised by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.

Therapy sessions are one on one with a Behaviour Clinician. Children and families have access to consultations with ErinoakKids professionals and an extensive suite of high quality resources including: on-site accessible gyms and playgrounds, specialized equipment, in-person and virtual workshops and learning resources for children and families.   

Included, every semester:  

  • 1:1 therapy with a Behaviour Clinician  
  • Ongoing clinical supervision and oversight by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) 
  • Individualized assessment and Behaviour Intervention Plan based on identified priority goals 
  • Consultation with a Speech Language Pathologist (as needed) 
  • Consultation with an Occupational Therapist (as needed) 
  • Opportunities for social interaction and group activities. 
  • Access to ErinoakKids resources and facility features, including the gym, Snoezelen sensory room, online virtual resources and more!
  • Parents/caregivers will receive regular updates and can arrange to observe sessions as needed.
  • Progress is monitored and tracked via Catalyst software, parents/caregivers will have unlimited access to Catalyst.
  • Parent/caregiver coaching

 




Package Details

Packages are available for two or three half day, three hour sessions per week, per semester (fall, winter, summer and spring.)   

Morning sessions: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon sessions: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Pricing

Package
Spring
(Apr-Jun)
Summer
(Jul-Aug)
Fall
(Sep-Dec)
Winter
(Jan-Mar)
Package A: 9 hours/week
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, a.m. or p.m. 
$20,475
$14,175
$25,200
$20,475
Package B: 6 hours/week
Tuesday, Thursday, a.m. or p.m.
$13,650
$9,450
$16,800
$13,650




Frequently Asked Questions


What is included in the package?
High quality, clinically effective support for children with autism, delivered by qualified, caring staff:
  • 1:1 sessions with a Behaviour Clinician  
  • Ongoing clinical supervision and oversight by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) 
  • Individualized assessment and Behaviour Intervention Plan based on identified priority goals 
  • Opportunities for socialization and group activities
  • Consultation with a Speech Language Pathologist (as needed).
  • Consultation with an Occupational Therapist (as needed).
  • Parents/caregivers will receive regular updates and can arrange to observe sessions as needed.
  • Progress is monitored and tracked via Catalyst software, parents/caregivers will have unlimited access to Catalyst. 


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Are there any additional costs?

Package costs are inclusive of everything from an individualized assessment and Behaviour Assessment Plan to additional consultation with ErinoakKids professionals (SLP or OTs) as well as use of high quality ErinoakKids resources. Any costs for additional services or therapies that result from consultation with your therapist would be discussed separately and require a separate referral.  

This is a 1:1 service. For children who require more support, it may be necessary to explore options outside of ErinoakKids. 

Fees have been determined by the number of weeks in a semester, including allowances for statutory holidays/site closures (e.g. severe weather) and staff meetings

Can I pay in installments?

Payment plans are available and will align with Ontario Autism Program (OAP) funding deadlines where possible. The initial payment is due on booking. For the fall 2024 semester, the payment schedule is as folllows: 

Two Days/Week: 
Due on booking: $6300.00
September 15: $5250.00
October 15: $5250.00

Three Days/Week
Due on booking: $9450.00
September 15: $7875.00
October 15: $7875.00

ErinoakKids will accept payment via Visa or Mastercard, credit or debit. 

There are some support programs available through ErinoakKids, through the Federal and Provincial Government and through our community partners to help families in need. For more information: 

 

Available Family Supports:

What do you work on in sessions?
Sessions will be tailored to the individual needs of your child, guided by the goals you set with your child and with your clinical team. A session may include (but is not limited to):activities that target learning objectives such as
  • communication skills
  • daily living skills
  • toileting
  • feeding
  • decreasing challenging behaviour (e.g. self-injury, aggression, property destruction, etc.)
  • school/learning readiness
  • and more! 
How do I register?
When registration opens for a semester, an online form will be available on www.erinoakkids.ca/aba to begin the process. Once the form has been submitted, you will be placed into a line to receive a call to finalize payment and submit the signed terms of engagement. ErinoakKids will accept payment via Visa or Mastercard, credit or debit. 

Spaces are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Your registration is not final until payment has been received and we have received your signed terms of engagement.  
 
Do I have to pay for parking?
Parking is free for the first 20 minutes in the gated lots at each ErinoakKids site, so there is no cost for dropping off/picking up children for sessions. Please see our Parking FAQ for more information.
What do I bring to a session?
Your child should bring a backpack with nut free, shellfish free snacks, water and a change of clothes. Any additional items your child will require will be discussed with your clinical team prior to your start date.

If your child requires medication during the hours of a session, please discuss with the intake team member prior to finalizing your registration.

 
What if we miss a session due to illness or other reasons? Are refunds available?
There are no refunds for missed sessions. Fees are fully inclusive and have been determined by semester to include allowances for holidays/site closures. Your clinician will work with you/your child to make sure your child benefits from every session they attend during a semester.  
Are these services eligible to be covered by OAP funding?
Yes. Receipts will be provided upon request for reconciliation.
Can I watch sessions?
Yes, we strongly encourage parents to participate in and observe sessions. Please speak to your clinical supervisor to arrange an opportunity either in person or via video. 


 
Do you have ABA services at all your locations?
Yes, our autism ABA services are offered at all three of our main locations:

  



Terms of Engagement

As part of the registration process, you will be required to review and sign the Terms of Engagement. A sample version is available below for your review.  

Sample Terms of Engagement