Autism Assessment and Diagnosis 

Provincial office of the BC Early Hearing Program:

Tel: 250-519-5725250-519-5725
Toll-free: 1-866-612-23471-866-612-2347 (1-866-61-BCEHP1-866-61-BCEHP)
Fax: 250-519-2015

The BC Autism Assessment Network (BCAAN) provides diagnostic assessments for children and youth (0 to 19) who have been referred for a question of an autism spectrum disorder. BCAAN accepts referrals from all physicians; specialists and non-specialists. Referrals to BCAAN or CDBC should be directed to the centralized Regional Coordinator in the health region in which the child or youth resides. For a list of Regional Service Teams Contact Information, click here

Association for Science in Autism Treatment

Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Association for Behavior Analysis International

Association for Professional Behavior Analysts

Association for Direct instruction

B.F. Skinner Foundation

Cambridge Centre for Behavioral Studies

Canadian Autism Intervention Research Network

Behavior Development Solutions

Autism Teaching Tools

Victoria Society for Children with Autism

Autism Community Training

Early Signs

ACT’s Guide for Parents in  British Columbia Whose Children Receive Autism Funding

A Parent’s Handbook: Your Guide to Autism Programs

Printable forms for funding

Lovaas, I. (1987). Behavioral treatment and normal educational functioning in young autistic children. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 55, 3 – 9.

McEachin, J, Smith, T., & Lovaas, I. (1993) Long-term outcome for children with autism who received early intensive behavioral treatment. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 97, 359 – 372.

Eikeseth, S., Smith, T. Jahr, E., & Eldevik, S. (2002). Intensive behavioral treatment at school for 4-to- 7 year-old children with autism. Behavior Modification, 26, 49 – 68.

​Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts