Depending on how severe your child's disorder is, your doctor or psychologist may refer you to a regional autism service provider for Intensive Behavioural Intervention.
Your child may also benefit from Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)-based services and supports that build skills and reinforce positive behaviour.
These community-based programs help teenagers with autism spectrum disorders.
Respite services provide families with temporary relief.
Children and youth with autism often face particular challenges during their school years. Teachers can play a critical role in helping them succeed at school.
Helping autistic children make the transition to school
See video (Ministry of Education)