Have your say about the Ontario Autism Program!

Today Autism Ontario sent out a survey for parents to complete about the new Ontario Autism Program. Please, parents, fill out this survey and let the expert committee know that you want coverage for more than just behavioural services! What about...

Disappointment with the Ontario Autism Program

On December 7th, the Ontario Government announced an update to the Ontario Autism Program stating that parents now have more choice: ABA or ABA. Autistics for Autistics (A4A) responded with a Position Statement. Now, Ontario Parents of Autistics (OPA) have...

Two new studies on the benefits of DIR/Floortime

A new study in Taiwan has found that a ten-week home-based DIR/Floortime program had positive effects. From the abstract: "Children made significant changes in mean scores for emotional functioning, communication, and daily living skills. Moreover, the...

Fall 2017 Bulletin now available

The Fall edition of the Autism D.A.T.A. bulletin is available! This issue features four North American schools that use the Developmental, Individual differences, Relationship-based (DIR) Model and a piece about Foundation Academics. CLICK HERE to view the Fall 2017...

Spring 2017 Bulletin now available

The Spring edition of the Autism D.A.T.A. bulletin is available! This issue features the Infant and Early Childhood Development graduate program at Fielding University and the research of its students. CLICK HERE to view the Spring 2017 bulletin. You can also SIGN UP...

The Way Things Stand

Our friends at the Association for Developmental Autism Programs and Therapies (ADAPT) in Manitoba recently posted an update of where things stand with Developmental Therapies in Manitoba. Please check it out. As for Ontario, a lot has been happening with the new...

Winter 2017 Bulletin now available

The Winter edition of the Autism D.A.T.A. bulletin is available! CLICK HERE to view the Winter 2017 bulletin. You can also SIGN UP to receive an email when the next Bulletin is...