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Autism and Behavioural Science

Conestoga College

12 months
24 CAD/credit 720 CAD/year
6 CAD/credit 180 CAD/year
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Autism and Behavioural Science from Conestoga College addresses the fields of autism and behavioural science, specifically the syndromes associated with the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in children across various contexts including home and school environments. 


At Autism and Behavioural Science from Conestoga College students will examine, apply, and evaluate current theories, practices and treatment methodologies used to treat ASD and incorporate modified practices and procedures appropriate to the child and the situation. The program emphasizes the design and implementation of effective behavioural treatment plans. Learning to work within a team environment and with families are key elements of the program. The foundations of ethical thinking, professional codes of ethics, and the different perspectives and rationale for ethical decision making within a behavioural framework are introduced.


Training in autism and behavioural science will enhance staff in industries such as school boards, community treatment agencies, hospital/clinical settings, private agencies or independent contractors as an instructor therapist or behaviour therapist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Specialized Instructional Strategies
  • Safety in the Workplace
  • Autism and Behavioural Science
  • Behavioural Skill Building
  • Working with Families and Teams
  • Parent and Staff Training

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two- or three-year diploma or degree in Education, Child Studies, Psychology, Early Childhood Education, Social Services or Rehabilitation, Educational Assistant, Child Youth Worker or equivalent.
  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    720 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24 CAD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    180 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6 CAD per credit during 12 months.

$25 per course is non-refundable


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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