Sunbeam Developmental Resource Centre (SDRC) offers autism behaviour consultation to youth with an Autism Spectrum Disorder between the ages of 14 and 21. The goal of the consultation is to help individuals and/or their caregivers work through behavioural difficulties (e.g., physical aggression, anxiety, and emotional regulation). The Consultant will coach the parent/caregiver to support the individual with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through the use of positive interventions such as positive reinforcement and modelling.
AUTISM SOCIAL SKILLS GROUP
SDRC offers a 6-week social skills group to children/youth with an Autism Spectrum Disorder between the ages of 11 and 17 years. A referral is required as this is not a drop-in group.
AUTISM MONTHLY SOCIAL GROUP
SDRC offers a monthly social group for youth between the ages of 14 and 17 years with an autism spectrum disorder with no intellectual disability. Individuals must be able to be independent. The purpose of the group is to help individuals develop social skills. A referral is required as this is not a drop-in group.
The Autism Behaviour Consultant will offer workshops on the following topic: “Understanding Behaviour In Teens with Autism”.