IBI Therapy stands for Intensive Behavioural Intervention, which is based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). This approach:
Uses systematic behavioural teaching methods; Has clearly defined strategies & goals; Is individualized to the needs of each child; Incorporates changes based upon direct measurement of each child's learning' Teaches children one-on-one or in small groups.
What Makes The Program Successful?
In order for IBI programs to be successful they should:
- Be intensive
- Begin early Involve parents in planning and treatment
- Be individualized
- Be delivered by qualified staff
- Take place in a variety of settings
- Involve integration with children who do not have Autism
ErinoakKids – Centre for Treatment and Development in Mississauga is the lead agency directly responsible to the Ministry of Children and Youth Services regarding all aspects of the Central West Autism Intervention Services. KidsAbility is the AIS service provider for Waterloo Region, city of Guelph and Wellington County.
For eligibility criteria and to access services please contact the ErinoakKids Intake Numbers: