Here language is defined as a learned behavior that is acquired and maintained by environmental variables. Verbal behavior can produce meaningful improvements and learning for many children with ASD (National Research Council, 2001).

February 2020 Course Dates:

  • How to teach language and communication for vocal and non-vocal learners?

Monday, January 20th

Wednesday, January 22nd

Monday, January 27th

Wednesday, January 29th

All sessions will run from 5:30-8:00 pm


- $750 per attendee, $600 each if both parents enrol.
- Ask for group rates (5+ applicants), available upon registration.

Session 3: Teaching Verbal Behavior

  • Building Language Skills & Programming Mistakes

Session 4: Putting a program in place:

Session 1: ABA/VB overview

Session 2: Problem Behaviors Overview

  • Reactive strategies to reduce and eliminate problem behaviors
  • Antecedent strategies to prevent and reduce problem behaviors
  • Barriers to learning
  • ABA/VB Organization.
  • Applied Behavior Analysis, Definition and Misconceptions

Sessions will be held at Functional Learning Langford Centre. Click here for map

  • Teaching at the table and away from the table
  • ​Is ABA doable at school?

  • Assessing, Preparing the learning environment, and giving effective instructions.

January 2020 Course Dates:

To be scheduled

  • Putting it All Together
  • The learning theory: Principles of learning and motivation will be reviewed. Emphasis will be placed on application of learning theory to real life in order to better understand the behavior of our learners