Available Services

Group-based Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Services

Let’s Be Friends!

Help your child enhance their social skills with Kinark’s Let’s Be Friends! program. Book a screening spot with us today!

In this 10-session virtual program for children with autism aged five to 10, participants will develop the play and social skills necessary to build and sustain friendships. In a small group of peers, children will communicate and interact with others to build and sustain social skills.

Supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Let’s Be Friends! uses evidenced-based strategies embedded within a variety of engaging games and activities to teach social skills with an emphasis on:

  • Facilitating interactions between your child and their same-aged peers
  • Developing healthy social interactions between your child and their peers
  • Expanding your child’s motivation to interact with others
  • Developing and expanding your child’s functional communication skills
  • Developing your child’s co-operative play, sportsmanship, and teamwork skills
  • Increasing your child’s skills to initiate and maintain conversations

This program offers:

  • Weekly group sessions with our Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapists
  • An assessment of your child’s strengths and needs
  • Opportunities to identify individual goals and develop specific skills within a group format
  • A summary report of your child’s progress
  • Opportunities to build friendships with same-aged peers

Cost: $550 for a 10-session program. Regular and intensive program sessions are available. Groups will be offered virtually through our secure WebEx videoconferencing platform.

To ensure that your child is placed with appropriate peers, we are offering FREE virtual screening sessions to evaluate compatibility and group readiness skills.

Sorry, registration for this group is currently closed. Please check back regularly for available service offerings. 


Emotions and Me!

Help your child enhance their emotional regulation skills with Kinark’s Emotions and Me! program. Book a screening spot today!

In this 10-week virtual program for children with autism aged six to 10, participants will develop skills for learning how to express negative emotions, recognizing and coping with difficult emotions, emotional perspective taking, and calming strategies.

Supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Emotions and Me! uses evidenced-based strategies combined with fun activities to teach emotional regulation skills with an emphasis on:

  • Recognizing various emotions and identifying what others may be feeling
  • Explaining why you may be feeling a certain emotion
  • Learning ways to express negative emotions without challenging behaviour
  • Practicing various options for relaxing or calming down when mad, frustrated, or sad
  • Learning about becoming more flexible in difficult situations

This program offers:

  • Weekly group training with our Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapists
  • Weekly group parent information sessions
  • An assessment of your child’s strengths and needs
  • A summary report of your child’s progress
  • Opportunities to build friendships with same-aged peers

Cost: $650 for the 10-week program. Groups will begin the second week of October and run for 10 weeks. Each session will last 90 minutes and will be offered virtually through our secure WebEx video conferencing platform.

To determine suitability for a virtual group and ensure that your child is placed with appropriate peers, we are offering FREE virtual screening sessions to evaluate cohesiveness and group readiness skills.

Sorry, registration for this group is currently closed. Please check back regularly for available service offerings.