Our mission is to be a leader in quality and needs-based therapy and education for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental delays from 1 to 15 years old.
Our vision is to offer a unique individualized curriculum focusing on advancing the quality of life to reach their full potential.
ABA Academy Inc. staff possess in-depth knowledge of the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and with Supervisors whom are Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), which abide by the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysis.
All staff meet Ontario Autism Program requirements.
Our Clinical Supervisor and Senior Therapist
Carol Shum, MAds, BCBA
Carol holds a Master of Applied Disability Studies degree from Brock University and has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2015. She started in the field of developmental disabilities in 2003 and has extensive experience in behavioural and developmental assessments, treatment development and supervision in a variety of settings and with a broad range of clients of different ages and with varying degrees of needs. Carol's work experience includes provincially funded programs for children and teenagers with developmental diagnoses, consultation with school professionals, and provision of clinical oversight of comprehensive and focused ABA services for children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities.
In 2019, Carol was approved as a Clinician in Charge to provide clinical oversight to DFO clients' programming under the provincially funded Autism Intervention Program (AIP). Currently Carol continues to supervise programming for children and youth under the new Ontario Autism Program (OAP).
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Designed using evidence-based Applied Behavior Analysis Principles
Supervised and Run by Certified Professionals.
Our Instructor Therapists
To ensure the highest quality intervention, ABA Academy Instructor Therapists (ITs) are highly educated and experienced in direct ABA intervention. Our ITs are provided with ongoing supervision and intensive training by a BCBA as well as undergo an live and written evaluation process conditional on their employment.
All our staff are cleared of a Vulnerable Sector Check and have completed First Aid (CPR).