Intro to ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis)- Virtual Workshop

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Please join us for a free virtual workshop exploring the basic principles of ABA , presented by KidsAbility's Foundational Family Supports.

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KidsAbility™ Centre for Child Development is pleased to offer this parent/community involvement opportunity through Foundational Family Supports.

What is ABA?

In this workshop we cover the basic principles of applied behaviour analysis (ABA) to help you understand how behaviour is affected by the environment. This includes learning behaviour, the behaviour of completing daily activities, the behaviour of interacting with others, and challenging behaviour!

We will discuss how ABA is used to teach new skills and reduce challenging behaviour, the types of skills that can be taught, and what ABA therapy might look like. We will discuss commonly used strategies for teaching new skills and how you them to increase learning opportunities and reduce challenging behaviours.

We look forward to sharing this information with you to increase your and your child’s success!

Session occurs on Zoom, hosted through the Eventbrite page. After registration you will receive an email, as well as day of reminders. These emails will have a link to the Online Event Page, you will need to be signed into your Eventbrite account to access the page. You will not receive a Zoom invite from our presenters. Please attend via the Online Event Page at Eventbrite.

Families who are registered with the Ontario Autism Program are requested to include their OAP reference number(s), to ensure we are best meeting the needs of our community.


This workshop is being offered live online on the Zoom platform through Eventbrite's online event page.

The following internet speeds are needed to connect to Zoom:

  • 800kbps/1.0Mbps (up/down) for high quality video
  • For gallery view and/or 730p HD video: 1.5Mbps/1.5Mbps (up/down)

If you are unsure if your internet speed meets the requirements, please visit to test your internet speed.

For more information on Zoom please visit their website here.

Will I receive a certificate for attending this workshop?

At this time we do not issue certificates for our free virtual workshops.

I have my children with me, can I still attend?

Yes! We know this challenging time presents challenges with child care options. When you log in to the session, your video and audio will be turned off. You will be able to see the presenters and the presentation and hear them speak but no one will hear or see you.

Will I be able to ask questions during the session?

Yes! Zoom has a chat function and you will be able to message the facilitators privately with your question during the session. The facilitators will then read the questions and answer them. We will pause at a few points in the presentation to discuss questions that come up along the way and there will also be a question and answer period at the end.

I am a community member and would like to attend?

Absolutely! We understand the importance of creating a learning environment for families as well as their support networks. Past attendees have included daycare and school staff, grandparents, and professionals from other industries hoping to learn more. We request that you only register through our community partner ticket type. Limited tickets available.

I am no longer able to attend this training. Who do I contact?

As there may be a waitlist for this event, if you are no longer able to attend this training please contact us using the “Contact the Organizer” button, or if you are already a client of Behavioural Support Services, please feel free to contact your Family Support Worker/Social worker, the Behaviour Support Services Supervisor, or your child’s BCBA.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions not answered here?

Use the below "Contact the Organizer" button, or if you are already a client of Behavioural Support Services, please feel free to contact your Family Support Worker/Social worker, the Behaviour Support Services Supervisor, or your child’s BCBA.

I require an accommodation, who can I contact?

Please reach out to the event organizer, so that we can discuss the best way to support you.

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