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Kamloops Autism Program

The Kamloops Autism Program (K.A.P.) provides centre based early intensive behavioural intervention (EIBI), for children up to age six, that have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The program is based on evidence that early behavioural intervention between two and six years of age demonstrates the best outcomes.

If you have concerns that your child may be showing signs of Autism, please refer to the Red Flags for Autism page.

The Program

K.A.P. provides a multidisciplinary child and family centered program that identifies each child’s individual strengths and needs. The program builds upon these skills and competencies in a positive and supportive way. The goals of the program are to enable children diagnosed with ASD, to achieve maximum independence and to enjoy the highest possible quality of life within their family and community.

K.A.P. Provides

  • Services under one roof for one cost
  • RASP qualified clinical advisors
  • A multi-disciplinary team
  • Behaviour Assistants that are centre staff – we hire and train all staff
  • On-site supervision – programs are closely monitored by clinical advisors
  • Child and Family centered programming
  • Sessions at the centre which allows access to specialized therapy equipment, a gym and opportunities for peer interaction
  • Regular family contact with clinical advisors
  • Clinical advisors that are on site to address any immediate concerns
  • Help with transition to school, preschool or daycare

How to Make a Referral

If you feel that the Kamloops Autism Program would help your child and your child already has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, you can contact Gary Unser, KAP Manager at (250) 371-4100 ext. 208 for more information.

If you suspect that your child has autism , please speak to your doctor.