Resources

 

Local Resources

Whistler Adaptive - Making sports accessible to all, Whistler adaptive provides year round, multisport programming to individuals with disabilities. https://whistleradaptive.com/  

Sea to Sky Community Services - Offers a wide range of social services programs, including services for children and young people with special needs.  http://www.sscs.ca/about-us

Evidence-Based Practice

National Autism Centre/National Standards Project – An organization dedicated to providing information on Evidence based practise and best standards in the treatment of ASD, as well as resources for families. 

https://www.nationalautismcenter.org/

Association for Science in Autism Treatment – provides information about autism treatments and evidence-based practice.

https://asatonline.org/for-parents/learn-more-about-specific-treatments/

ABA & Autism Resources

M-CHAT Checklist - Have concerns about your toddler’s development – the M-CHAT checklist is a validated screening tool for Autism for toddlers between 16 -30 months.  Note:  just because your child has “red flags” does not mean they have autism, but further evaluation may be important. 

https://m-chat.org/

Autism Information Services (AIS) – Find information from the ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) on Autism services in BC and service providers on the Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP)

Autism Support Network - A family and professional led organization that provides information and support to families and hosts community events throughout BC.

https://autismsupportbc.ca/

Autism Community Training – Provides information and training for both parents and professionals on a wide range of topics.

www.actcommunitytraining.ca

Behaviour Analysis Certification Board (BACB) – Provides credentials for board certified behaviour analysts and information for clients on best practices and in the field.

www.bacb.com

School advocacy

The essentials of advocacy – Video from Autism Community Training on advocating for your child with special needs within the BC school system.

https://www.actcommunity.ca/education/videos/the-essentials-of-advocacy-a-parents-guide

Inclusion BC - Provides advocacy, education and support to break down barriers for individuals with disabilities in BC and provides resources on inclusive education.

https://inclusionbc.org/

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