- Behavioural Assessments
- ABA/IBI Therapy
- Comprehensive Treatment Plans
- Behaviour Modification (i.e., aggression, self-injurious behaviour, self-stimulatory behaviour, compliance, other areas as required)
- Social Skills Training/Play Skills Training
- Bedtime Routines
- Appropriate Eating Habits
- Self-Help Skills
- Integration Planning & Support
- Behaviour Consulting
Behavioural Assessments - Using standardized testing tools, an individual client profile is developed. The assessment process sets a baseline of performance, learning style and personality dynamics. Knowing individual student strengths and area(s) of weakness ensures increased individual success. Assessments are conducted to ensure the development of a comprehensive treatment plan. Students are re-assessed regularly to ensure progress and achievement. Results of all testing are reported to parents verbally and in writing.
Behaviour Modification – Providing services to target the functions of
- Self-injurious behaviour
- Self-stimulatory behaviour
- Other areas as required
Social Skills Training – Targeting various skills in relation to peer, sibling and adult interaction
Toileting – Skills and compliance training for daytime and night time
Bedtime Routines – Compliance training for bedtime and throughout sleep time
Appropriate Eating Habits – Addressing issues such as food sensitivity, food refusal, independence in feeding and cooperation during mealtime
Safety – Awareness and related skills in school, home and community
Self-Help Skills – Targeting independence skills such as bathing, dressing, grooming, chores, etc.
Integration Planning & Support – Planning, pre-training and support for integration within an exclusive setting such as daycare, school, etc.
Behaviour Consulting – eXL offers consultation to individual ABA/IBI programs delivered in homes, schools and through community-based organizations.
NOTE - When required, eXL Behaviour Therapists may access in-house Speech & Language Pathologists and Education Specialists.
Applied Behaviour Analysis/Intensive Behaviour Intervention
ABA/IBI is a treatment method that has been clinically proven to help children learn. Skills are broken down into their simplest components and taught in a step-by-step progression. Gains made through ABA/IBI therapy are most often long-lasting and provide the foundation required for life-long learning and social success. Areas most often addressed within an ABA/IBI program are:
• Attention Skills
• Imitation Skills
• Receptive & Expressive Language
• Cognitive Skills
• Pre-Academic & Academic Skills
• School Readiness Skills
• Gross & Fine Motor Skills
• Play & Social Skills
• Self-Help Skills
• Transition Skills
• Toiletting Skills
• Decrease/Elimination of Inappropriate Behaviours
Programs are ideal for children diagnosed with:
• Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS)
• Rhett’s Syndrome
Note: Behaviour intervention utilizing ABA-based strategies are also appropriate for children diagnosed with:
• Anxiety Disorders
• Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
• Brain Injury
• Developmental Delays
• Down Syndrome
• Learning Disabilities
• Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)
• Tourette’s Syndrome Service
In an eXL Centre (Ajax or Richmond Hill, Ontario)
In your child’s Daycare (with permission)
In your child’s School (with permission)
eXL Professional Behaviour Therapists:
eXL’s programs are administered by members of our well-trained and experienced ABA therapy team. eXL Behaviour Therapists have excellent educational credentials and are trained to work with the individual child, the family and others involved in the care and development of the child. All of our therapists have undergone police and employment screenings and intensive theoretical and practical training.
eXL Behaviour Therapists work with in-house Speech & Language Pathologists and Education Specialists. In addition, eXL will also work with out-of-centre allied professionals involved in the care and development of the child to provide continuity of care and overall program success.
Fee Structure: ABA/IBI Therapy is a contracted service. Fees will depend on the type and frequency of services. An individual therapy plan, including fees, will be provided to each family during the entry and assessment process. For general information regarding fees, please contact the eXL office.