Sorcha Parker, M.Sc., BCBA: Providing evidence based intervention services for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders, Down Syndrome, & developmental delays in Halifax, Nova Scotia & surrounding areas.
A Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, specializing in intervention for children with Down Syndrome, developmental delays, and autism spectrum disorders. Extensive experience in assessment and development of individualized programming for children, based on their specific areas of need. We provide intervention across developmental domains, including communication, social, behavioural & educational goals. We use ABA based teaching methodology including Natural Environment Training, Verbal Behaviour Approach and discrete trials, along with basic principles of motivation and reinforcement. Ongoing staff & family training and supervision, along with support for home, preschool & school. Collaboration with OT's, PT's, SLP's and other professionals available upon request. Please see the 'Photos' section for further background information & experience.
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Hello Everyone and welcome to my page! Please see the background information album for lots of details about my training and experience in this field. I sincerely hope that I can be of assistance to children, families and other professionals here in Nova Scotia. In the coming days I hope to provide links to resources for families and professionals. Let me know of any specific requests!
If you'd like to hear more about Down Syndrome, and hear some personal stories be sure to also check out the 2013 Canadian Down Syndrome Heroes, with Q & A's from this year's five heroes, along with bios from this year's Super Six honourable mentions! Did you know: Today is World Down Syndrome Day! Check out this video from The Canadian Down Syndrome Society's "See the Ability" campaign. www.cdss.ca/network/heroes/2013-heroes/
HADSS is currently looking for FUN, dedicated and creative individuals to work as behaviour interventionists for children with developmental delays and Autism. You need to have strong play skills, a positive attitude, and lots of energy and patience. You should be a good multitasker, organized, encouraging, enthusiastic, and responsible. Contact email@example.com with your resume for more information!
April is Autism Awareness month, please help kick it off tomorrow by wearing blue in support of the Light it Up Blue campaign for autism awareness. Want to know more about autism or how you can help in your community? Most areas have local or provincial support centres, such as Autism Nova Scotia or Autism Halifax HRM - Bedford Sackville, contact them or us to find out more about autism and ways you can show support in your community!
Today marks the beginning of Autism Awareness Month - tomorrow is World Autism Awareness day. Throughout the month I'll be trying to post links to resource pages, blogs an anything else of interest. Please comment and let me know if there are any specific topics you'd like covered, and feel free to message me if there are particular resources you'd like to point me to for sharing with others! Light it up blue!
Is someone you know impacted by Autism? Do you wonder what supports/services are available in the HRM? IDEAS for Autism is a local non profit group dedicated to providing best outcome Information, Direction, Education, Advocacy & Support for the community. On Saturday June 20th they are bringing together families, educators, community members, and professionals to learn about available supports and services. Come out and meet everyone, and let us know your needs. HADSS will be on site to share about our services and to learn more about the needs in the community. Armbrae Academy Multi-Purpose Centre, from 1-3 pm. Check out the flyer on our page for further details or email firstname.lastname@example.org