What are evidence-based practices?

There are multiple interventions out there being used to treat autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This can make it tough to choose the best one for your child. Interventions that have been vigorously studied and recognized as effective treatments in peer-reviewed …

Addressing Food Challenges with Solutions for Children with Autism 

As parents, we all face fears and anxieties around raising healthy and happy children. If you are parenting a child with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), your challenges can feel more extreme.  Our Family Centred Practices Group clients face many obstacles …

Avoiding Anxiety and Forming Friendships this School Year

With back to school around the corner, many children start to experience anxiety around the return or start of school.  There are many reasons for these nervous feelings including perceived expectations, new and unknown teachers and worry over friendships. The …

Your Guide to Managing Stress While Raising A Child With Autism

A parent’s job is never-ending. When our children are babies, we figure it will get easier as they get older. As it turns out each age has it’s own set of unique challenges. Homework, appointments, afterschool activities, and financial stresses …

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: …