Sunshine Learning CentreOur Programs
ABA/IBI therapy involves breaking down skills into smaller more manageable
We are pleased to be able to offer ABA/IBI services to families who are receiving the Direct Funding Option (DFO) under the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). Our clinical psychologist Dr. Amanda Morgan (Azarbehi) provides supervision to all of our DFO families, ensuring goals are being met successfully and that all programming and documentation needed to maintain funding is being completed properly and accurately.
Sometimes a family needs support to address specific issues at home, community, or in the school environment. Sunshine provides consultation services to help support families in addressing challenging behaviours, developing independence and self-help skills, and community-based skills. Sunshine also offers school support in assisting families with IEP goals and development as well as in ensuring families are accessing the support their child needs in the school environment.
Assessment and Diagnosis
Sunshine Learning Centre offers assessment and diagnosis options in partnership with our clinical psychologist Dr. Amanda Morgan (Azarbehi). Comprehensive flat-rate assessments are available
For more information about assessments contact Catherine Scholz at:
Life Skills Program
Utilizing teaching methodology from the PEERS® program as well as the Assessment of Functional Living Skills (AFLS), this program is geared specifically towards teenagers and young adults with the goal of working on the development of important self-help, independence, and life skills. Conducted in small groups and facilitated by our trained staff, our life skills program focuses on skills such
Our after-school program offers
Speech and Language Therapy
The incredible team at Together in Communication offers speech and language therapy sessions at Sunshine as well as in client’s homes. Together in Communication’s family-centered approach to therapy starts with a comprehensive assessment which then allows their team to put together an individualized plan that incorporates family goals and concerns, as well as assessment results.
For more information about SLP services contact Stephanie McMannis at:
(289) 987 7010
The amazing team at Creative Minds provides music therapy sessions one to one and in a group setting at Sunshine. Music therapy uses music purposefully in therapeutic relationships to address cognitive, communicative, emotional, musical, physical, social, and spiritual domains. Individuals are placed in group programs based on similar needs and skill level with others in the program.
For more information about music therapy services contact Antonietta (Toni) Mongillo Desideri at:
(416) 435 9953