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Autism Services


In partnership with The Ontario Autism Program, the Autism services provided by FIREFLY provide professional assessment, intervention, and/or treatment for children and youth, under the age of 18 years, who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – including Autism or Autistic Disorder, Pervasive Development Disorder, and Asperger’s Disorder.

ABA Behavioural Consultation

ABA Behavioural Consultation Service is for children and youth with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, who are registered for, or have applied to, the Ontario Autism Program. The service is available through Fee for Service.

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Services can be offered in the home, in school, or in community settings.

Ontario Autism Program

Click here to learn how to register with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP)

Urgent Response Service

Urgent Response Service is a time-limited rapid service response for children and youth with Autism. The service is intended to address a specific behaviour need with a focus on preventing further escalation of risk of harm to self, others, and/or property. Eligible families can receive up to 12-weeks of services and support which are specifically designed to address a behavior of concern.

Click here to read more about the Urgent Response Service OR watch the video below (video adapted from Surrey Place).

Services are provided through a consultative model as well as direct services using a Mediator Model Intervention. Click on the video below to learn more about Medicator Model Intervention (video adapted from Surrey Place).

Entry to School Program

Click here for more information about the Entry to School Program

For More information about the OAP visit the OAP website

Virtual Autism Youth Group

For ages 10-16. Meets the last Monday of the month from 6-7 PM CST. Click here to register.

Autism Parent Support Group

Parents and caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – Join us virtually on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 PM to share experiences, resources and stories. FIREFLY staff will facilitate group activities and discussions.

To register click here.

Ontario Autism Advisory Panel Report

The Ontario Government has released the Ontario Autism Advisory Panel Report that shares their recommendations for a New Needs-Based Ontario Autism Program.

You can view the Statement from Minister Smith on Receiving the Autism Advisory Panel’s Report here.

Access Services

FIREFLY has a central system where you can access more information about our diverse services. To find an office near you, visit our service system today.

FIREFLY is partnering with Child and Community Resources (CCR) to provide services for families with children/youth with an Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis. Thanks to funding from the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services these sessions will be offered to families free of charge.
For Individual Sessions, please visit our Events Page