Phone: 416-224-5959
Fax: 416-224-2772

Other

Social Work

Contact: Barbara Muskat
Email: barbara.muskat.socialworker@gmail.com


Social Work

Contact: Maria Rowsell
Email: mariarowsellmswrsw@gmail.com
Phone: 289-274-9608
Website: mariarowsell.com & http://groundedminds.ca/
Description: Maria Rowsell is a compassion-focused Registered Social Worker/Psychotherapist who supports adults and youth (14+) experiencing challenges with their mental health, physical health, and life circumstances.


Parenting / Family Support

Contact: Amy Kirsch
Phone: 647-669-1980
Description: Weekend respite program for teens and adults.


Academic and Behaviour Support

Contact: Cori Stern & Associates
Email: cori@coristern.com
Phone: 647-274-2674
Website: www.coristern.com
Description: Cori Stern & Associates is a full service Academic & Behaviour Support Team. We provide both Academic & Behaviour Support Services.
Offers academic tutoring, academic coaching, parent coaching and education advocacy support


Various Therapies

Monarch House

Contact: Chelsea Ganam
Email: chelsea.ganam@monarchhouse.ca
Phone: 289-274-9608
Website: www.monarchhouse.ca
Description: Embracing the unique qualities & abilities of those with Autism and developmental delays we provide easy access to immediate, effective services.
Click here for more information.


Under the Umbrella Tree

Contact: Nathalie Mann
Email: info@undertheumbrellatree.com OR nathalie@undertheumbrellatree.com
Phone: 416-850-0318 OR 416-850-9980
Website: undertheumbrellatree.com
Description: With a background in education and behaviour modification, our executive director and clinical team have spent the past 14 years developing specialized educational programming to meet the needs of their students. Programs combine the principles of applied behaviour analysis, Ontario curriculum guidelines and early years programming to ensure that we are preparing our students for long term success.
We are a behavioural treatment centre that services children from 18 months to 18 years and have been around for 20 years. We are a full service centre that offers: parent training, specialized small classrooms, 1:1 intensive ABA services, consulting services, social skills programming and parent advocacy.


Education Consultation

Contact: Candace Yanchyshyn
Email: cyanchyshyn@gmail.com
Phone:
Website:
Description:


Bari Handleman

Email: barihandleman92@gmail.com
Phone:
Website:
Description:


Cheryl Libman

Email:
Phone: 416-452-6316
Website:
Description: Tutoring and school support grades 1-6.


Hands 2 Feet Paediatric Therapy Services

Email: info@hands2feet.ca
Phone: 647-221-5278
Website:
Description: At Hands 2 Feet we offer occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and music therapy to “help your child reach their potential in daily activities”. Daily activities for a child can include school work, play, sports and recreation activities, daily living skills and self-care tasks. We are passionate about our work and believe that every child has the potential for improvement and success when given adequate supports and opportunities.
We provide intervention to children from infancy to adolescense with: various developmental delays, gross and fine motor difficulties, acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy, and other neurological disorders


Occupational Therapy

Baby Hawks


Contact: Samara
Email: franciasamara@gmail.com
Phone: 416-803-6272
Website: http://www.babyhawks.ca/about/baby-hawks-occupational-therapy-
Description: At Baby Hawks and Family Occupational Therapy Services, we believe that every infant, child and adult has inherent strengths and abilities which will be focused on and integrated into a dynamic, creative and customized program to meet each individuals needs.
Delivery: In Client home


Aquilla Occupational Therapy Services


Website: https://www.aquillaotservices.com/
Description: We are a group of dedicated professionals who love their work in therapy! Our clinic specializes in Occupational Therapy, but we have grown to serve you better and are now pleased to offer: paediatric occupational therapy, speech therapy, osteopathic manual therapy, berard auditory integration training, and behaviour therapy.
Delivery: In centre


Ellen Yack and Associates Paediatric Therapy Services

Contact: Ellen Yack
Email: ellenyack@gmail.com
Phone: 416-481-2446
Website: http://ellenyack.com/
Description: We have been recognized as one of the most respected therapy clinics in Canada for over 30 years. Founded by occupational therapist, Ellen Yack in 1985, the clinic has grown to include speech and language pathology and psychotherapy. We have a strong reputation for excellence among the medical, educational, therapy and parent communities.
Delivery: In centre or virtual


Lauren Reznick Therapy Services

Contact: Ellen Yack
Email: hello@laurenreznick.com
Phone: 416-636-5676
Website: https://laurenreznick.com/
Description:

We are a devoted and passionate team of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs), Communicative Disorder Assistants (CDAs), and Occupational Therapists (OTs).
Lauren Reznick Therapy Services is a unique facility built around functionality and motivation. We offer play-based therapy services that keep our clients motivated, and increase generalization. Our facility includes sensory motor gyms, where we conduct evaluations and treatment. These gyms are child-friendly environments that entice children to engage and communicate. Our gyms also encourage movement to enhance self-regulation and attending behaviours. This input assists our clients to meet their goals.


Playful Strides Therapy Services

Email: frontdesk@playfulstrides.com
Phone: 289-851-2771
Website: www.playfulstrides.com
Description: Using a hands-on approach, our Registered Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Physiotherapists (PTs) support, educate, and help develop the skills of children required to complete daily activities such as eating, playing, sleeping, and learning.


Strive Therapy Services

Email: admin@strivetherapyservices.com
Phone: 416-704-9549
Website: https://www.strivetherapyservices.com/
Description: Strive Therapy Services offers mobile Occupational Therapy in the Greater Toronto Area. Our experienced therapists are dedicated to helping our clients strive for success.


Behaviour Therapy

Kids Connecting

Contact: Stacey Baskind
Email: stacey@kidsconnecting.ca
Phone: 647-834-0544
Website: www.kidsconnecting.ca
Description: We provide play-based, naturalistic behavioural intervention (ESDM, Early Start Denver Model) to young with autism; Individual and Small Group Therapy; Parent Coaching; School and Daycare Consultation, In-centre and in Your Home.
Delivery: In centre or in home


Orly Silberstein

Email: silberstein.orly@gmail.com
Description:Behaviour Consultant expecting to resume behaviour services Summer 2023
Delivery: In centre or in home
Resuming services in Summer 2023


Progresssive Behaviour Solutions

Contact: Brooke Myers
Email: brooke@behaviouralsupports.ca
Website: https://behaviouralsupports.ca/
Description: Brooke Myers is the owner and clinical supervisor of Progressive Behaviour Solutions. She is a BCBA who obtained her Master of Arts degree in Special Education with concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities from the University of British Columbia.
Delivery: All options
Progressive Behaviour Solutions provides in-home and virtual services throughout the GTA. Their services include: Support with reduction of challenging behaviours, Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI), Skill building, and Sleep consultation.


Sheila Condon, M.A., BCBA

Email: behaviour.consultancy@gmail.com
Description: Sheila Condon has over 18 years’ experience working with populations with differing abilities including the autistic community. In the past she has worked as a behaviour analyst in schools, group homes and within family homes/communities. She has also worked with clients at ISAND doing online and in person behaviour therapy.
She currently offers group social skills programs (online with some in person practice sessions) and parent coaching. Sheila is a Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst; she is also a certified PEERS® (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) and Triple P parenting coach. Sheila is a supervisor on the OAP provider list.
Sheila is passionate about: teaching skills in the natural environment; positive behaviour support services; evidence-based practices; supporting neurodiversity and building strong networks and communities.
Delivery: In centre or virtual


Breakthrough Autism

Contact: Nancy Marchese
Email: nancy@breakthroughautism.ca
Phone: 416-901-8479
Website: https://breakthroughautism.ca/
Description: Breakthrough Autism has been offering effective, evidence-based ABA services to our community for over 11 years. Our team is led by our Founder and CEO, Nancy Marchese, who has 25 years experience working in the field of ABA. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral Level (BCBA-D) and is a registered Clinical Psychologist. Together with your family, Breakthrough Autism changes the trajectory of your child’s growth. Our team builds meaningful ABA treatment plans and communicates about strategies that will help your child and your family. As soon as your child starts at Breakthrough Autism, they will receive customized ABA programming so that you can be confident that our services are a good fit for your child. We’re currently accepting new clients. Call us at 416-901-8478 so we can answer your questions. To learn more about our services, visit www.breakthroughautism.ca
Delivery: In centre or virtual


The Autism Centre of Toronto (TACT)

Contact: Carly Eby
Email: carly@autismtoronto.ca
Phone: 877-460-0937
Website: http://www.autismtoronto.ca/
Description: The Autism Centre of Toronto is a not-for-profit organization serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and neurodevelopmental disabilities.  Our mission is to improve the lives of children with ASD and their families by providing access to evidence-based treatment in a positive and supportive learning environment. Our programs are individualized, comprehensive, and based on the scientific principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Our programs are expertly designed to teach skills in the areas of: Communication, Social Skills, Play, Daily Living, Safety, Self-Management, Gross & Fine Motor, and School Readiness. Our qualified Instructor Therapists are supervised on-site by Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) with clinical oversight by a doctoral-level BCBA-D®. We follow an interdisciplinary treatment approach, including onsite speech-language pathology and occupational therapy consultation. We use the ACE® Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia, developed by The New England Center for Children®, featuring assessment, curriculum design, and progress monitoring. We also align our curriculum to Ontario Standards. We work as a Team with parents, as well as other professionals, providing regular progress updates, monthly clinic meetings, and weekly parent education, so children can make meaningful progress at school, home, and in the community. We are an Approved Provider for the Ontario Autism Program.


Psychology

Growing Minds

Contact: Anna Matejka, Danielle Ostfield, Laurie Vismara
Email: info@growingminds.ca
Website: https://growingmindsto.ca/  
Description: Growing Minds Toronto Psychology – Psychological & Support Services for children & families providing assessment & treatment for Autism Services, LD, ADHD as well as ESDM Parent Coaching Services.
Delivery: In centre or virtual


Oakville Centre for Cognitive Therapy

Contact: Dr. Vicki Rombough
Phone: 905-338-1297
Website: www.oakvillecbt.ca
Description: In-person assessment and intervention
Delivery: In centre


Contact: Vicki Rombough
Email: vickirombough@gmail.com
Description: Virtual Psychological Consultation and Therapy Sessions for Neurodiverse Individuals and their Families.
Delivery: Virtual service


Redpath Centre

Contact: Kevin Stoddart
Phone: 416-920-4999 ext. 0169
Email: kevin.stodart@redpathcentre.ca
Website: www.redpathcentre.ca
Description: Private mental health organization committed to providing a range of clinical services, including diagnostic and therapeutic support services for neurodiverse individuals, with a specialty in autism support.
Delivery: In centre

Psychological assessment for children under 12 is provided by the Child Psychologist. Therapeutic services are available for chilren and youth between the ages of 6 and 17 with a psychologist or social worker. Older teens and young adults are seen for therapy and life skills coaching by the coaches, counsellors, and therapists.

Speech Therapy


Contact: Alysha Ceolin
Email: alysha@diverselearners.org
Phone: 519-854-1354
Website: www.diverselearners.org
Description: Speech and Language Pathologist
Delivery: In home or virtual


Midtown Speech

Contact: Sami Cohen
Email: sami@midtownspeech.com
Phone: 416-919-3336
Website: www.midtownspeech.com
Description: Speech and Language Pathologist
Delivery: In centre or virtual


Connestions SLP

Contact: Lanni Zinberg-Swartz
Email: lanni@connectionsslp.ca
Phone: 289-472-5557
Website: www.midtownspeech.com
Description: Speech and Language Pathologist
Delivery: Virtual service


Speak Volumes

Contact: Leah
Email: leah@speakvolumestherapy.ca
Website: https://speakvolumestherapy.ca/
Description: Speech and Language Pathologist
Private paediatric speech-anguage pathology practice serving Thorhnhill and surrounding areas.
Delivery: All options


Wonderspeak

Email: talk@wonderspeak.com
Phone: 437-335-4478
Website: https://wonderspeak.com/
Description: Speech Language Pathologists (SLP’s) regulated by the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists (CASLPO). Our highly experienced therapists provide high-quality, evidence-based private therapy to a wide variety of clients throughout Toronto and the GTA.
Delivery: All options


Joanna Ticker

Phone: 647-800-9528
Email: joanna@joannatickerslp.com
Website: https://www.joannatickerslp.com/
Delivery: Virtual and in-person starting 2023


Behaviour Consultant (BCBA)

Job description

Are you looking for a professional challenge? Do you want to be part of an integrated team of professionals helping families by providing hands-on therapies to children and young adults living with autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders? You can be part of our story. At ISAND, we’re passionate about providing the highest level of service to produce the best possible outcomes for young people and their families.

ISAND is a unique Toronto-based registered non-profit organization, offering integrated multi-disciplinary care for children, youth and young adults with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.  Our team includes clinicians from the following disciplines: Medicine, Psychology, Speech & Language Therapy, Behavioural Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nutrition, and Education. Clinicians work as independent private practitioners, working as part of a registered non-profit organization.

Working at ISAND offers clinicians work as private practitioners with flexibility to set one’s own hours, access to the expertise of a team who specialize in Autism Care, and opportunities for professional growth and development.  ISAND offers competitive wages in the autism field and a supportive environment. To learn more about ISAND, visit www.isand.ca

The OPPORTUNITY

Position: Behaviour Consultant (BCBA)

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Location: Toronto

Hours of work: Contractors establish their own caseloads and schedules, working as many hours as they are comfortable. Evening and/or weekend hours may be required to meet client needs.

Experience required: Minimum three years

The Opportunity:

ISAND is seeking a Behaviour Consultant (BCBA) to work as part of our interdisciplinary team providing naturalistic behavioural services and supports to children and youth living with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders and their families. The Behaviour Consultant will work within a collaborative model ensuring access to or consultation with other disciplines as appropriate to provide an optimal treatment approach.  

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) years working with pre-school and/or school-aged children having ASD and (possibly) other neurodevelopmental disorders in clinic, home, community and school settings;
  • Masters’ Degree in: psychology; applied disability studies; ABA or another related field;
  • BCBA certification;
  • Training and/or experience in Applied Behaviour Analysis including NDBI methods;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide in-person and virtual therapy;
  • Experience working with positive behaviour support approaches to behavioural intervention;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and/or proven experience that support collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated experience providing coaching, feedback and support to families;
  • Current (within past six months), positive Vulnerable Sector Screening and Police Check
  • Ability to speak knowledgeably on the benefits of naturalistic and PBS approaches to behaviour therapy and when they are considered a preferred approach;
  • A demonstrated  ability to disseminate knowledge to a wide variety of audiences;
  • Registration with Ontario Autism Program (OAP) as a clinical supervisor for behavioural interventions considered an asset;

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement individualized intervention programs based on the principles of Applied Behavioural Analysis;
  • Collaborate with clinical team members from across disciplines to ensure high-quality, integrated therapies;
  • Participate in clinical team meetings and client case conferences to assist with the development of creative, therapeutic approaches to unique client issues;
  • Support positive working relationships among clinical and administrative teams, client families and community professionals;
  • Contribute to the positive on-going growth and development of ISAND

How to apply:

Please attach a single file (PDF or Word format) that includes your resume and cover letter to an email addressed to: careers@isand.ca with subject heading: Behaviour Consultant

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $101.25-$120.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We are currently providing services through a mix of virtual and in-person sessions and are following all COVID-19 regulatory protocols.

Behaviour Therapist

Professional Opportunity: Behaviour Therapist

Are you looking for a professional challenge? Do you want to be part of an integrated team of professionals helping families by providing hands-on therapies to children and young adults living with autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders? You can be part of our story. At ISAND, we’re passionate about providing the highest level of service to produce the best possible outcomes for young people and their families.

ISAND is a unique Toronto-based registered non-profit organization, offering integrated multi-disciplinary care for children, youth and young adults with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.  Our team includes clinicians from the following disciplines: Medicine, Psychology, Speech & Language Therapy, Behavioural Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nutrition, and Education. Clinicians work as independent private practitioners, working as part of a registered non-profit organization.

Working at ISAND offers clinicians work as private practitioners with flexibility to set one’s own hours, access to the expertise of a team who specialize in Autism Care, and opportunities for professional growth and development.  ISAND offers competitive wages in the autism field and a supportive environment. To learn more about ISAND, visit www.isand.ca

The OPPORTUNITY

POSITION: Behaviour Therapist

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Independent Contractor, Full and Part Time Hours available

LOCATION: Toronto (Yonge/Finch) Primarily in-person therapy, with virtual option when clinically appropriate

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 2 Years

We are seeking an enthusiastic Behaviour Therapist to work as part of our Early Intervention Team to provide services and supports for families of children living with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The Behaviour Therapist will work within a naturalistic, integrated and collaborative model. This position will report to ISAND’s Early Intervention Clinical Supervisors and be responsive to the Clinical Director.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Postsecondary education in a related field.
  • Knowledge of applied behaviour analysis, autism spectrum disorder and child development.
  • Experience and desire to participate in natural, child-led approaches to behavioural intervention.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that will support collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of professionals.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Committed and responsible approach towards work.
  • Experience with naturalistic developmental behavioural intervention (NDBI) is strongly preferred.
  • Current Vulnerable Sector and Police Check and ability to travel to home and community-based settings.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the development of individualized intervention programs based on the principles of Naturalistic Developmental Behavioural Intervention (NDBI).
  • Provide NDBI to children both individually and in small groups, in home and community-based settings.
  • Collaborate with clinical team members to ensure high-quality, well-integrated client care and problem resolution for the unique needs of each family.
  • Participate in regular clinical team meetings and assist in the development of creative solutions to family challenges.
  • Participate in the rigorous collection and analysis of data.
  • Document and report to clinical supervisor and parents on children’s developmental progress.
  • Support positive working relationships among clinical and administrative teams, client families, and community professionals.
  • Ensure the child’s environment is healthy and safe.
  • Contribute positively to the ongoing growth and development of ISAND.

HOW TO APPLY

If this professional opportunity appeals to you, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@isand.ca subject line OT opportunity. ISAND strives to maintain an inclusive and welcoming environment. We thank all interested parties, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $55-$65.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We are currently providing services through a mix of virtual and in-person sessions and are following all COVID-19 regulatory protocols

Dr. Wendy Roberts – Tribute Gallery

On Saturday April 2, 2022 friends, clients, family and colleagues gathered to honour the contributions that Dr. Wendy Roberts has made to the field of Autism and the establishment of ISAND. More than sixty people attended in-person with another forty joining virtually to celebrate and honour Dr. Roberts’ achievements. Guests had the opportunity to mingle, get caught up on friendships and sample a tasty array of hors d’oeuvres before and after the evening’s set program.
Hosted by ISAND’s Board Chair, Tina Capobianco, the tribute portion of the evening included guest speakers, a video tribute, gift presentation and the announcement of the Dr. Wendy Roberts Bursary. 

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Occupational Therapist

Are you looking for a professional challenge? Do you want to be part of an integrated team of professionals helping families by providing hands-on therapies to children and young adults living with autism or other neurodevelopmental disorders? You can be part of our story. At ISAND, we’re passionate about providing the highest level of service to produce the best possible outcomes for young people and their families.

ISAND is a unique Toronto-based registered non-profit organization, offering integrated multi-disciplinary care for children, youth and young adults with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.  Our team includes clinicians from the following disciplines: Medicine, Psychology, Speech & Language Therapy, Behavioural Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Nutrition, and Education. Clinicians work as independent private practitioners, working as part of a registered non-profit organization.

Working at ISAND offers clinicians work as private practitioners with flexibility to set one’s own hours, access to the expertise of a team who specialize in Autism Care, and opportunities for professional growth and development.  ISAND offers competitive wages in the autism field and a supportive environment. To learn more about ISAND, visit www.isand.ca

The OPPORTUNITY

POSITION: Occupational Therapist

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Independent Contractor, Full and Part Time Hours available

LOCATION: Toronto (Yonge/Finch) Primarily in-person therapy, with virtual option when clinically appropriate

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 5 Years, working with children and young adults with ASD and other neurodevelopmental conditions

We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our interdisciplinary team of professionals to provide services and supports to children living with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. As an Independent Contractor, working as many hours as you like, you set your own hours to meet the needs of clients on the waiting list and your schedule. The successful candidate will be supported by current OT and an interdisciplinary team of clinicians.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assess client needs to determine strengths and objectives
  • Design individual intervention plans in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team and families
  • Plan, organize and conduct occupational therapy sessions using a play-based approach when appropriate, adapting approaches to meet the behavioural, sensory and social needs of the client
  • Provide direct treatment and consultation both individually and in small groups
  • Complete and maintain records in accordance with COTO standards 
  • Contribute to the integrated team model by collaborating with clinicians from across disciplines
  • Keep current with trends in the field by participating in professional development opportunities
  • Follow all ISAND Health and Safety policies including COVID 19 protocols

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement: treatment, in centre, at the child’s home and/or the community; and family coaching/training
  • Experience in working as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Strong interpersonal skills that support collaboration
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Commitment to evidence-informed practice
  • Ability to provide education and consultation to pre-school and school teachers
  • Other experiences that would be considered an asset include:
    • Sensory Integration
    • Self-regulation
    • Fine and gross motor development
    • Social skills training/facilitation
    • ADL Training
    • Parent coaching
    • Cognitive and Executive Functioning
    • Experience with feeding and swallowing therapies
  • Currently registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, in good standing
  • ‘Clear” Vulnerable Sector and Police Record Check

HOW TO APPLY

If this professional opportunity appeals to you, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@isand.ca subject line OT opportunity. ISAND strives to maintain a inclusive and welcoming environment. We thank all interested parties, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $101.25-$120.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We are currently providing services through a mix of virtual and in-person sessions and are following all COVID-19 regulatory protocols