Community Support

Autism and related disorders can be very difficult – for the individual, the siblings, and the family as a whole – we are here to help. At Family Centred Practices Group, we encourage the families we work with to take …

ABA – What is it and why do we use it?

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a scientific field of study that focuses on behaviour, specifically the principles of learning socially significant behaviour. ABA-based interventions are extremely helpful for children with autism or other related disabilities. Rather than changing the individual’s …

BHCOE Accreditation

Family Centred Practices Group was recently recognized as Canada’s First and Only Behavioural Health Centre of Excellence. We spoke to RoundhouseRadio about what this means and how we’re helping our community. It’s very important to us that families who have …

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day

Every year on April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day is recognized internationally to bring awareness and understanding to autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Organizations around the world, and individual efforts, help spread education, advance research, and reduce misconceptions about autism. Since …

FCPG is Expanding Service to the Fraser Valley!

We are excited to announce that FCPG is expanding its services to better able support children and families in the Fraser Valley area! We have a team of behaviour consultants ready and able to provide high quality behaviour intervention and …

FAQs about Individualized Education Plan

Now that school has begun, teachers and families are gearing up for the development of IEPs. In order to help you prepare for your IEP meetings we have put together a short FAQ about IEPs which you can read below: …

Back to School!

Transitions from vacation to school can be challenging regardless of the age of the child. Below you will find some of our suggestion for how to support your child in having a positive transition from holiday to school day. 1. …

Tips on Travelling with Your Child

Travelling with children is always a challenge, but travelling with a child with ASD can be doubly so! People with ASD value structure and routine in their day-to-day lives. Thus, having their favourite things packed into a bag and put …

The Value of Parent-Implemented Interventions

A recent article published in Developmental Neurorehabilitation (Lanovaz, Rapp, Maciw, Dorion, and Prégent-Pelletier, 2014), looks at the findings of a study into the effects of parent-implemented behavioural interventions. The study was concerned with 3 children who had verbal stereotypies and …

Celebrating Friendships In Honour of Valentine’s Day

Photo credit – Mattox on Stock Photo Most of us will be celebrating Valentine’s Day this month in one form or another and for many children it’s an opportunity to celebrate the friendships that surround them. That’s why in this …