ABA & IBI Therapy for Children & Youth
The Behaviour Company is an OAP Approved Provider in Ontario. We provide behaviour analytic consultations, ABA sessions and IBI therapy for families who are receiving OAP funding, on the Ministry waitlist or paying privately. We are a team of behaviour therapists with over 20 years of experience. We take pride in working with other professionals to provide a multidisciplinary holistic approach for your child and family. We will work with you and your family to help your child learn the skills they need to succeed!
- 1What is ABA?
ABA stands for Applied Behaviour Analysis, which is a structured and systematic teaching methodology based on learning theory that teaches new skills and decreases
- 2What is IBI?
Intensive Behaviour Intervention is a treatment program for children and youth on the Autism Spectrum. It is based on the principles of ABA. The goals of IBI is to significantly
improve the overall functioning and developmental trajectory for a child. As the name implies, the intervention is intensive with 20-40 hours per week of therapy. It involves teaching across all developmental domains including communication, social skills, pre-academic, academic, life skills and adaptive skills. Services are delivered by a trained therapist, supervised by a senior clinician and overseen by a Board Certified Behaviour
- 3Family Involvement
As part of our ABA & IBI programs, family involvement is instrumental and mandatory. A senior clinician works with caregivers so they can support their child in achieving and maintaining their goals.
- 4What to Expect
When a family retains The Behaviour Company as their service provider (private or through OAP funding), they can expect a thorough developmental assessment and subsequent Individual Support Plan (ISP) and Behaviour Support Plan (BSP), ongoing monitoring of progress through data collection and analysis and reassessments every 6 months. As an approved OAP provider in Ontario, funding received by families can be used for ABA & IBI services
- 5Funding for Services
The Government of Ontario provides funding for children under the age of 18 who have an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis by a qualified professional. Legal guardians must apply online and complete the Ontario Autism Program registration form. Full information on OAP funding options and programs can be found here.
Families can access more information about Autism Services in Ontario at these links