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  Experience & Skill

The Behaviour Specialists of Leaps and Bounds are very dedicated and highly qualified. They bring a wide range of skills developed from years of experience working with high-need people and their families.

Behaviour Specialists work with the individual, the family and other interested and involved parties to provide continuity of care. We provide the most productive and positive environment for the development of the person with special needs.

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Each Specialist Must Have
  • hold a University degree or College Diploma
  • have expertise in behavioural interventions, family support, cognitive and social skill recommendation
  • have a minimum of five years of experience
  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • be subject to, and pass, a thorough screening by professional associations and law enforcement
  • hold professional liability insurance
  • have the ongoing support of the Service Director and/or Co-ordinator of Services

Individual Programming Service

If you are looking for effective programming for your child, youth or adult family member affected by a disorder that affects their social or educational growth, then you have com to the right place.

Leaps and Bounds has over a decade of experience offering individualized programming and psychological services that targeting some of the most difficult neurological disorders affecting an individual's ability to cope with, process and respond to information and stimuli.

Our highly skilled teams are experts in behavioural management, sensory processing techniques, auditory and visual skills, life skills training, play skills, language and social communication, pre-academic and academic instruction and gross and fine motor skills. Our programs promote the growth and development of the client's intellectual, physical, behavioural and social skills and are offered wherever that individual functions best home, school or in our centre based program.

Following an initial assessment, a programming plan is developed. The plan outlines goals and objectives, strategies, activities provided, estimated time required, cost of services and funding options.

Our approach is holistic -- to understand and integrate an individual's strengths, weaknesses, characteristics and experiences within their own environment. Programming augments the individual's ability to internalize new concepts and make them a part of a learned repertoire of skills that can be applied to everyday activities.

If you are in need of help, Leaps and Bounds has been a trusted and effective partner for government, agencies, parents and children.

  Contact Us

  For Information About Our Services
    Deanna Pietramala
    Director of the Specialized Programming Service
Telephone   905-508-6543
Facsimile   905-508-0433
eMail   deanna@leapsandboundsservices.com
  Local Co-ordinator Information
    Linda Cross
    Co-ordinator of Services for York Region, Simcoe County and Northern Ontario
Telephone   705-734-2367
  Centre based program/Main Office
    11181 Yonge St., Unit 317
    Richmond Hill, ON