Autism and Positive Behaviour Services and Groups (The Nest, Project Affinity, Fly)

3 Programs Available:

  • The Nest (personalized services and social skills groups)
  • Project Affinity (youth groups)
  • Fly (day camps in the summer)

1. The Nest Positive Behaviour Support Services

  • We have a number of day time openings becoming available for our Early Intervention Services (ages 2 to 6). Contact us for more information.

The Nest provides a number of services for families with children/youth aged 2 – 18 years of age. Programs are designed to teach skills such as:

  • communication
  • self-advocating
  • tolerating disappointment
  • transitioning between activities
  • waiting
  • following instructions
  • group participation
  • daily living skills, such as toileting and dressing.

Come and have fun with us!

 Service Available at

  • The Nest offices with our toys and equipment.
  • In your own home environment.
  • In the community, exploring and learning new skills.

 Service Information

  • Fees can be paid through autism funding, distributed learning funding, or families can use private funds.  We can help with all of the paperwork!
  • ASD diagnosis is not required for services.
  • Our services are tailored to your child,  based on your priorities and the BCBA’s assessment.

Our Staff

  • Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA).
  • Behaviour Interventionists (BI) working under the supervision of the BCBA.
  • Occupational Therapist and/or Physical Therapist.

Visit the Nest brochure

2. Project Affinity

Youth who qualify to attend the group:

  • Youth 8 to 18 years of age.
  • Are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder or have other support needs.
  • Youth need to be able to participate independently without 1-1 support.

Group information:

  • Small after-school peer groups
    • 8-to-12-week session blocks
    • 1.5 hours per week
  • Out of school day camps
    • Spring Break and Summer
    • 5 hours per day

Sessions will be led in small groups and:

  • Encourage positive peer learning and the exploration of social skills.
  • Are centred around youth with similar interests and ages.

Project Affinity:

  • Is led by quality trained staff.
  • Fees can be paid through autism funding, distributed learning funding, or families can use private funds.
  • Is FUN!

3. FLY

Get your referrals in now, spaces are going fast!

Come and have 7 weeks of fun at our day camps in July and August.  You will make new friends and we will try lots of new activities in our beautiful area.

Thanks to an amazing grant from Autism Speaks, the cost is only $25/day! Fees can be paid through autism funding, distributed learning funding, or families can use private funds.

Youth who qualify to attend the group:

  • Youth 8 to 18 years of age.
  • Have support needs (emotional, behavioural, learning, physical, sensory impairments)
  • Youth need to be able to participate independently without 1-1 support.

Group information:

  • 2 days/week for preteens aged 8 to 12, July 4th to 29th and August 8th to 26th
  • 2 days/week for teenagers aged 13 to 18, July 4th to 29th and August 8th to 26th
  • Is led by quality trained staff (who are amazing and fun)
Contact our programs for more information:

The Nest Positive Behaviour Support
250-833-2794, nestinfo@nullshuswapchildrens.ca

Project Affinity
250-832-5889, affinity@nullshuswapchildrens.ca

Fly
778-824-0442, angelinav@nullshuswapchildrens.ca

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