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AUTISM CONSULTATION SERVICES

WHO is this for?
Bethesda's Autism Consultation Services (ACS)

provides consultation, support and education to families and agencies that support children, under the age of 18, who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and reside in the Niagara region.


WHAT is provided?
  1. Initial Consultation within 2 – 4 months of receipt of the referral
    • Gather background information and share resources with the family
    • Provide information about community resources
    • Provide copy of the Initial Assessment Report to the family with initial recommendations
  2. Parent Groups and Workshops may include:
    • Social Skills
    • Positive Behaviour Supports
    • Sensory Needs
    • Parent Support Group
  3. Home Consultation
    • Identify goals with family
    • Community collaboration – recommend, discuss and model intervention strategies with the family and the child’s professional support team
    • Evaluate intervention strategies
  4. Education
    • Provide information to families and/or agencies about Autism Spectrum Disorder, social skills, anger management, etc.
    • Provide resource materials to families or agencies

HOW are these services accessed?
Bethesda's Autism Consultation Services (ACS)
These services are accessible through CONTACT Niagara at 905-684-3407 or by E-mail at info@contactniagara.org




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