Throughout the year, Breakthrough Autism offers a variety of informative workshops and educational sessions. These events provide an excellent opportunity for learning as well as a chance to interact with other parents of children with autism. We hope you’ll join us.
Changing Perspectives: A fresh take on building your skills & developing as a Behavior Analyst
April 22, 2017
World renowned Doctoral Level – Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Dr. Linda LeBlanc and Dr. Judith Favell are coming to Toronto to share innovative ways to teach children with autism and build professional skill. This will be truly be an event you don’t want to miss! For more details, click here.
An Evening of Behaviour Analysis
August 21, 2015
We’re thrilled to announce that our Founder, Nancy Marchese, has been invited by the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysts (ONTABA) to be a guest speaker at their upcoming event, an Evening of Behaviour Analysis. She will discuss how behaviour analytic practitioners can teach children with autism socially meaningful skills by drawing upon the latest evidence-based […]
Social Skills Workshop for Practitioners
October 17, 2013
Teaching social skills are key to helping children with autism navigate the real world. In this upcoming workshop, our Executive Director, Nancy Defina-Marchese, will show participants how to customize evidence-based strategies. Participants will leave with a comprehensive approach to teaching variety of social skills based on each child’s individualized needs. Click here to register.
Summer Training Institute – Geneva Centre
August 19, 2013
Breakthrough Autism is excited to announce that our Executive Director, Nancy Defina-Marchese, has been invited to speak at the Summer Training Institute hosted by the Geneva Centre for Autism. Nancy’s workshop will focus on sharing tips on effectively dealing with challenging behaviours. This workshop is geared toward Teachers, Educational Assistant and other professionals in the […]
Breakthrough Autism appearances on Daytime Toronto and York
March 11, 2013
We’re excited to announce that our Executive Director, Nancy Defina-Marchese, will be appearing on Daytime Toronto and Daytime York to talk about autism awareness and what quality ABA services look like. Watch it live or set your PVR! Here are the details: Daytime Toronto: March 11th at 10 am and 3 pm on the local […]
Super Saturdays! Summer Camp Program
July 6, 2013
Looking for a way to make this summer extra special for your child? Sign them up for our Super Saturdays summer program! Starting on July 6th, Breakthrough Autism will be offering a special Saturday morning program that will allow your child to take part in a variety of fun activities created especially with their unique […]
Breakthrough Autism Academy Open House
September 10, 2012
Interested in learning more about our centre-based program for your child? Join us for our open house and take a tour of Breakthrough Autism Academy to hear more about the benefits of centre-based programming.
Making learning fun for children with autism – Free workshop in Simcoe
October 15, 2012
Breakthrough Autism is excited to announce another FREE workshop delivered by our Executive Director, Nancy Defina-Marchese, in partnership with Kerry’s Place. This workshop will teach parents and other professionals various evidence-based strategies on how to make learning fun for children with autism. Then, participants will be taught how to customize evidence-based techniques such as naturalistic […]
Kids Helping Kids Summer Program
July 14, 2012
Help your child learn important social skills while playing sports! Breakthrough Autism is excited to announce a unique summer program. Kids Helping Kids is group program that includes both typically developing children and children with autism. Based on cutting-edge research, we will help your child learn pivotal social skills. During each session, there will be […]
Free Workshop: Successful Transitions – Tips for Making Change a Positive Experience Part 2
May 31, 2012
Does your child or client with autism experience challenges during daily and/or large-scale transitions (e.g., when changing daily activities, starting school, going to the dentist)? The second part of this series of workshops will focus on helping you to set-up children with autism for success during major life transitions (e.g., going to school, going to […]
Free Workshop: Successful Transitions – Tips for Making Change a Positive Experience
May 24, 2012
Does your child or client with autism experience challenges during daily and/or large-scale transitions (e.g., when changing daily activities, starting school, going to the dentist)? This series of workshops will help you to set-up individuals with autism for success during these transitions. Participants will leave with solid strategies to facilitate transitions. Follow-up workshops sessions will […]
Making teaching fun for children with autism – Free workshop in Durham
April 24, 2012
Live in the Durham region or surrounding area? Breakthrough Autism is excited to announce that our Executive Director, Nancy Defina-Marchese, will be conducting a free workshop with Kerry’s Place on how to make teaching fun for children with autism! Want to join us? Click on this Kerry’s Place link to register.