Autism 30

Therapies

Little Buddies Pediatric Therapy with Mr.Keith Landherr (Part 2)

August 1, 2017

(Continued from July 15th, 2017) Sensory integration explained. To light, to bright, to loud… PTSD. Misreading the “distress” signals. Treatment. The China study. His ease of accurately assessing and working with his clientele because of his 25 years experience. The invaluable information learned from his assessments. Processing integration disorder. Sensory processing differences. Handwriting without tears explained. SOS (Sequential Oral Sensory). Ideas on helping your child eat. Parental involvement. Home vs location. Working with educational establishments. Various groups and camps offered. Ages. Funding and costs. Success stories. What Keith loves about his work. Autism in his own words.

Little Buddies Pediatric Therapy
209-3823 Henning Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada, V5C 6P3

Website: www.littlebuddiespeds.ca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604-299-8862

Little Buddies Pediatric Therapy with Mr.Keith Landherr (Part 1)

Jul 15, 2017

Who is Mr. Keith Landherr? The history and philosophy of Little Buddies Pediatric Therapy. Services offered. Assessments purpose and what’s included. The importance of play. Types of treatments offered. The importance of voice, communication styles, perceptions, and conflict resolution techniques. Evidence based DIR Floortime explained. Compliance vs engagement. Repetitive behaviors. Why relationships are so important. Choosing appropriate language to motivate. Co-ordination disorder. Keith’s beautiful ability to build self-confidence and respect in his clients. Occupational therapy explained. The importance of learning readiness. Canary in the coal mine.

Little Buddies Pediatric Therapy
209-3823 Henning Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada, V5C 6P3

Website: www.littlebuddiespeds.ca
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604-299-8862

Bounding Higher with Principal Megan MacKay

Jul 1, 2017

Who is Principal Megan Mackay and what is Bounding Higher Autism Treatment Services and Training Centre. Services offered. Autism theories used. IEP’s. Qualifications and role of Behaviour Consultant, Behaviour Interventionist, Speech and Language Therapist, and Occupational Therapist. Assessments. Family input. The importance of data. Schedule of a client. Facilities. Parent involvement. Working with other schools. Supervision. Training professionals. Funding and cost. What she loves about her work. What she wants the world to know about autism.

Bounding Higher
Pacific Autism Family Network Goodlife Fitness Hub
3688 Cessna Drive, Richmond, British Columbia,
Canada, V7C 1C7

Website: www.boundinghigher.ca/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604-833-1361

Mr. Chad Bouchard CBI Consultants Limited

January 15, 2017

Who is Mr. Chad Bouchard. CBI Consultants Limited explained and skills taught. Importance of the skills taught. Levels. Best practices. Individualized plan. Self-determination and curriculum explained. Their voice found. Ages. Helping with IEP. Working with schools and school districts. Funding. Registering process. Vital skills needing to be taught. What he loves about his job and the impact in his own life. Other supports offered. Autism in his own words.

CBI Consultants Limited
204-3970 Hastings Street, Burnaby, British Columbia Canada, V5C 6C1

Contact details:
Mr. Chad Bouchard
Direct phone: 604-484-8900
Main office: 604-320-1960
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cbiconsultants.com
Facebook: facebook.com/CbiConsultants/
Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCuibLVXCiCHjX1cROhqEB_w

Ms. Jodi Gilmore & Mr. Doug Protz (Part 3)

Jan 1, 2017

Handle explained. Holistic approach. Prenatal matters. Diet. Importance of movement. The developing child. How Handle was created and Judith Bluestone. (www.handle.org/) “Tip, Tap, Suck, & Blow” The Loop. The vestibular system. Her view of the term autism. Rolling, isolation and speed of movement. The inner ear. Why love of spin is an important clue. Deep pressure input. Stress signs to look for. Neurodevelopment part of Handle. Muscle cell development. The electrical box analogy. Why training is vital. Internal and external match. Typical session. Neuroplasticity and daily work and commitment.

Overture Neurodevelopment Supports Services
303-718 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, V5Z 1G8

Telephone: (604) 828-5634
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.overtureautistic.ca/

Ms. Jodi Gilmore & Mr. Doug Protz (Part 2)

Dec 15, 2016

Overture Neurodevelopmental Support Services’ philosophy and mission. FUN. Holistic nutrition explained. Nutrition and autism. Brain gut connection. The GFCF diet. Benefits of a tailored individualized diet plan and how it’s created. Dealing with food sensitivity and following a diet plan. Genetics and toxicity. Reference and Regulate (R&R) therapy; history, explained, and what it looks like. The importance of eye contact. Benefits and of R&R. The R&R curriculum.

Overture Neurodevelopment Supports Services
303-718 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, V5Z 1G8

Telephone: (604) 828-5634
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.overtureautistic.ca/

Ms. Jodi Gilmore & Mr. Doug Protz (Part 1)

Dec 1, 2016

How their interest autism began. Their personal experience with autism in the 1990’s. Signs they saw and experienced and questions that they had at the time. Preschool experiences. Definition: “Sensitive”. Internal and external stresses. How their path with their son lead them to the present. Trying different therapies. The book: Son Rise, by: Barry Neil Kaufman. Their experiences teaching and important talents they have working with children. The “In’s.” Why they created their company Overture Neurodevelopment Supports Services. Listening to parents needs. Thoughts about working and communicating with some people on the spectrum. Choice and information.

Overture Neurodevelopment Supports Services
303-718 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, V5Z 1G8

Telephone: (604) 828-5634
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.overtureautistic.ca/

Laurel Behaviour Support Services, Ms. Leilani Llacuna (Assistant Clinical Manager)

March 1, 2016

The history of Laurel. Services offered and their approach to providing them. ABA. Triple P Stepping Stone Positive Parenting Program. EIBI Program. Autism Curriculum Encyclopaedia (ACE). RASP list. Behaviour consultation and locations. Funding. How long does the process take? Training and workshops. Building community capacity. Success stories. What Ms. Leilani Llacuna loves about her work, and changes she’d like to see. Commons stresses. Educating the educators. Parents concerns. Staff and their qualifications. Autism in her own words.

Laurel Behaviour Support Services (PosAbilities Association of BC)
Address: Suite 240-4664 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby,
British Columbia, Canada V5C 5T5
Phone: 778-945-1435
Website: www.laurelbc.ca
Email: [email protected]

Fawkes Academy DL

October 1, 2015

What is Fawkes Academy DL? What are the goals and locations? Age of students? Home-based and school based programs. The curriculum. The unique “typical day”. Parental involvement. Recording of student progress. The benefits of physical activity. Who are the faculty and what are their qualifications. Funding. Success stories. Autism in her own words.

Fawkes Academy DL - Richmond
Address: 1110-6900 Graybar Road, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, V6W 0A5
Phone: (604) 232-4122

Fawkes Academy DL - Burnaby
Address: 100-2500 Boundary Road, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5M 3Z3
Phone: (604) 299-4144

Website: www.fawkesacademy.ca
Email: [email protected]

Monarch House

September 15, 2015

What is Monarch House? The Interdisciplinary approach & the different roles involved in treatment defined. Sessions described. Cost and funding. Geographical location served? Workshops, Camps and events. Success stories.

Monarch House - Vancouver
Address: 3185 Willingdon Green, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5G 4P3
Phone: (604) 205-9204
Website: www.cbi.ca/web/monarchhouse-vancouver

Monarch House - Richmond
Address: 217 4800 No. 3 RD, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, V6X 3A6
Phone: (604) 337-0849 Website: www.cbi.ca/web/monarchhouse-richmond

Ms. Tahnee Lam

Program Director and Owner of New Step Consultation Services Inc.

August 15, 2015

What is RDI? The 6 objectives in RDI? What therapy looks like? Schedule for therapy. Funding. Why Ms. Lam chose this field. Success stories. What she would like you to know about autism.

New Step Consultation Services Inc.
Address: Unit 238, 11590 Cambie Road, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, V6X 3Z5
Phone: 604-787-6221
Website: www.newstepconsultation.com
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Elizabeth Athens

Clinical Director & Program Manager, ABA Learning Centre & Clinic Program and GABA Children's Society

August 1, 2015

What is ABA in Dr. Athens own words? GABA school details. Benefits of in school autism therapy. Students schedules in detail. Faculty qualifications. Autism funding and cost breakdown. The school’s strengths. Consistency in education. Educational options after preschool.

ABA Learning Centre & Clinic Program and
GABA Children's Society (for children age 2-6)

Address: 1110-6900 Graybar Rd, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, V6W 0A5
Phone: 604-232-4122

Website: abacentre.ca
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Andrea Kasunic (Head of School) PALS

July 15, 2015

What is ABA? What is PALS and how to attend? The difference between PALS and the public school system. Who is involved, and their responsibilities. Tuition and funding. Ms. Kasunic’s passion for her work, and her understanding of families with autism.

PALS Autism School
Address: 2409 East Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5K 2B2
Phone: 604-251-7257

PALS Adult Program
Address: 203 West 6th Avenue Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Y 1K7
Phone: 604-872-7257

Website: palsautismschool.ca
Email: [email protected]