Autism Services
Autism Services
Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)-based services and supports for children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders is a joint partnership between Thames Valley Children’s Centre (TVCC) and John McGivney Children’s Centre (JMCC).  Providing a collaborative process to support children and youth with a confirmed ASD diagnosis, by offering consultation and training for parents/care givers and community providers.  This service will focus on one priority goal in one of four areas of development: communication, social/interpersonal, daily living and behaviour management/emotional regulation using ABA strategies.

Whether you are a parent/caregiver of a child or youth with ASD, or a community member or service provider wanting to learn more about working and playing with this unique population; you can participate in ABA-based services and supports.

For more information or to register for one of our many education sessions please go to or contact TVCC’s Intake Department at 519-685-8700 or toll free at 1-866-590-8822.

Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders is a joint partnership between Thames Valley Children’s Centre (TVCC) and John McGivney Children’s Centre (JMCC).
IBI is a specialized service for children with a diagnosis toward the severe end of the autism spectrum. You will need a comprehensive, differential diagnostic report completed by a physician or psychologist to apply. All families are encouraged to register for and participate in “ABA-based services and supports for children and youth with ASD” before starting IBI.

Access to IBI Services
If you want to access IBI services, contact one of our Intake Coordinators to get started.
Families, service providers or physicians may refer a child by contacting TVCC in London at:
  • 519.685.8716 (in London calling area)
  • 1.866.590.8822 (Toll free for callers outside the London calling area)
To participate in IBI, your child must be deemed eligible. A Psychometrist will call you to book an Eligibility Assessment for you to attend with your child.

Discovery Call
You’ll get a telephone call from a Social Work team member who will speak with you about your child’s needs. If there’s another service that could be better for your child, we’ll talk with you about that.

Getting Ready for IBI
If your child is eligible for IBI, an ASD Community Consultant will contact you before the start of IBI. You will begin working on skills that could improve your child’s learning.

Intensive Behaviour Intervention
IBI is a one to three year treatment that takes place in an IBI classroom or community setting. Treatment sessions occur four days per week, typically six hours per day when your child is the most alert, well-rested and able to learn.

Parent Coaching
By working with your ASD Community Consultant two to three times per month, you will learn strategies to use at home to help your child maintain and generalize his/her skills.
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