News - Oct 24, 2016 update

New R&R Introductory and Intervention Workshops are available online now and can be found on the Video page!!
Introductory Workshop - $100
Intervention Workshop 1 - $250
Intervention Workshop 2 - $250
Introductory and Intervention Workshop (full) - $500  
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Services now being offered in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge, BC!  

R&R services now available in most communities across the lower mainland and in Victoria.  Please see our Intervention page for details.

Webcast Available! 

R&R autism Introductory workshop presented at the 2010 Speech-Language and Audiology Canada conference is now available on our Video page!  

What is Reference and Regulate (R&R) autism intervention?
R&R is an program developed by Loyst and Associates Autism Services Inc. in 2006 to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder learn to:
•    Be calm and flexible
•    Tell people what they want and think
•    Develop true friends and loving, reciprocal relationships with their families

R&R is a developmental approach to intervention.  We determine the child's developmental level in a number of areas (e.g. play, social referencing, language, etc) and we engage the child at that level.  We then provide opportunities for the child to move to the next step in development.  R&R is often play based, because play is the context for learning for children who are at early developmental levels.  Finally, R&R is a relationship first, model of intervention.  We create learning environments where children can feel safe, successful and happy with the adults they are working with. 

Implementation of R&R autism intervention in the Greater Vancouver area has allowed children with ASD to successfully develop the skills of joint attention, social referencing and self regulation. Research indicates that these skills are the foundation for language and social skills in children with ASD.   READ MORE ABOUT THE BASIS FOR R&R

This strong theoretical basis for R&R has been is supported by extremely positive outcomes for Loyst and Associates clients in the Greater Vancouver area. Our ongoing R&R autism intervention research projects are providing additional support for the effectiveness of the program.  READ MORE ABOUT R&R RESEARCH

David Loyst presented the Reference and Regulate autism intervention Introductory Workshop at the annual conference of the Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) in Whitehorse, Yukon in May, 2010 and at the 2014 SAC annual conference in Ottawa, Ontario.   READ MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR WORKSHOPS.

Behavioural Interventionist positions are available.  See Careers.

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