Use behavior analysis to teach socially significant skills to improve quality of life for individuals with autism and their families. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects 1 in 66 individuals in Canada. ASD can affect an individual’s ability to communicate, socially interact and will often engage in repetitive/ restricted behaviors. ASD is a spectrum therefore the degree to which an individual experience these challenges will vary. Highest overall student satisfaction of any comparable program in Ontario.
What You’ll Learn:
Apply evidence-based treatments and how they are used to teach individuals with autism.
Design, implement and evaluate treatment plans using behavioral strategies.
Comprehend and respond to needs of family members.
Train caregivers to implement techniques with their children.
Develop an understanding of the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), in the intensive behavior intervention application with children with autism.
Applied Behavioral Analysis Therapist
Minimum Level of Education Required: 2-Year Undergraduate Diploma
Min GPA: 50.0%
Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
Relevant background: Preference will be given to applicants with a degree or diploma in human services, psychology, or health sciences
Program orientation session attendance is strongly recommended