T E R R A C E
AUTISM THERAPY SERVICES
Our services are based on widely used practices and guided by our resident psychologist. Our goal at Terrace Autism Therapy is to offer an all-inclusive service to provide seamless care to our clients.
We recognize how important it is for parents to take time for themselves. We also recognize how hard it is to find qualified support staff that make you feel secure and supported. At Terrace, we have a highly qualified team of respite care professionals ready to assist you! They have all received extensive training, are fully background checked, and are First Aid/CPR certified. Our Respite care workers are available 7 days a week, as well as evenings and weekends by appointment.
ABA & IBI THERAPY
Our ABA and IBI therapy services are custom tailored to meet each individual’s needs. Terrace’s programs are offered to clients 2-18 years of age. To gain the most benefit from ABA and IBI services, it is suggested that the individual receives a minimum of three half-day sessions a week. Services are offered in-centre (morning, afternoon and some evenings) and in-home (7 days a week).
SCHOOL INTEGRATION AND COMMUNITY PROGRAM
The Terrace team will assist your child with their integration into school and into a variety of programs in the community. Our therapists will help ease the transition into programs such as preschool, private school, extra-curricular sports, and group activities. Programs are clearly outlined to meet goals using the principles of ABA, including data collection, to track progress. ABA Therapists assist students in developing social skills, building positive relationships, recognizing personal boundaries, developing academic skills, and much more!
Join us for 8 weeks as we learn and explore the role of communication and social skills within everyday relationships. Some of the skills targeted will be conversational skills, non-verbal communication, perspective taking, social normatives, problem solving, and some more complex relationships. These skills will be taught using ABA principles within a small ratio group environment.
Parents are the most important influence in a child’s life. Terrace believes that parents should be an integral part of their child’s therapy. We collaborate with parents to better understand and guide their child’s development as well as to promote understanding of ABA/IBI procedures and implement behavioural protocols in the home and in the community as needed. We also help parents navigate funding and support systems in the community. This collaboration can be done in-home or in-centre at the parents’ request. Support for siblings is also available upon request.
At Terrace, we have a qualified team of Communicative Disorders Assistants (CDA’s) to enhance your child’s communication. The team offers services for language delays/disorders, articulation and phonological disorders, language learning disabilities, auditory processing disorders and many more. Our CDA’s offer bilingual services in French and in English and are trained to work with children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or with other exceptionalities.
Our behaviour consultation services utilize the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), which uses evidence-based practices, to better understand the function of behaviours that interfere with daily living. We work with families and caregivers to develop an objective and ethical behaviour plan. This plan includes an appropriate alternative behaviour (if required), different techniques/strategies to reduce challenging behaviours, and a program that focuses on generalizing the behaviour plan to different environments, while maintaining decreased levels of the behaviour over time. We also include training to staff, parents, and multi-disciplinary teams to promote consistent implementation of the behaviour plan in all environments to ensure the most effective and successful program results.
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