Brightside ABA Services

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Brightside ABA Services provides fee-for-service ABA therapy that focuses on skill development and/or a variety of behavioural goals. Services are provided using a mediator model approach working with parents/caregivers and the individual. Services are provided in the following formats (dependent on goal and needs of the individual).

  • 1:1 Services
  • Group Services
  • Dyad Services
  • Parent Coaching Services

Parents/caregivers will work together with consultants to develop a goal and implement behaviour support plans with the result being that they can use that skill once service ends.

Using an Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)-based approach, services and supports will focus on addressing the needs that children and youth with an autism spectrum disorder have in the following key developmental areas:


  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Cognitive Functions
  • Communication
  • Motor
  • Personal Responsibility/Adaptive
  • Play and Leisure
  • School Readiness
  • Self-Regulation
  • Social/Interpersonal
  • Vocational
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To access ABA Services:

In accordance with funding changes brought forward by the Ontario Government, Sunbeam Developmental Resource Centre (SDRC) (a division of Sunbeam Community and Developmental Services) created Brightside ABA Services.

Brightside ABA Services provides fee-for-service ABA services that focus on skill development and a variety of behavioural goals. The term ABA is often associated with autism, however, the principles of ABA can be used for individuals with other diagnoses. For more information about ABA, please visit our website at

Who is Eligible for Services?

ABA is applicable to all individuals with or without a diagnosis. Some services at SDRC require an individual to meet eligibility criteria to access them. However, Brightside ABA Services does not require an individual to meet this criterion to make use of ABA Services.

If you are interested in learning more about Brightside ABA Services please visit us at

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