What services does POPARD provide?



Student consultation focuses on the needs of an individual student with ASD and their team with the goal of creating a do-able implementation plan.

Class-wide/Program consultation focuses on building the capacity of the teacher, itinerant or school based resource teacher, and improving the overall learning environment for the benefit of all students.

Psycho-educational and Functional Behaviour Assessments:

A limited number of assessments can be provided each year, primarily by our supervised psychology intern. Application for assessments must be done in consultation between the POPARD consultant and District Partner. Priority is given to districts with limited psychology services.

Special Research Projects:

POPARD encourages districts who are interested in launching innovative practices and gathering evidence of efficacy to collaborate with their POPARD consultant. Descriptions and outcomes of some of our special research projects can be found on our website under the ‘Research’ tab.

Workshops and Professional Development:

A range of topics related to ASD can be tailored to district needs. Professional development can be enhanced by the additional provision of follow-up implementation support.

Training Courses:

POPARD offers a number of introductory to advanced level courses delivered by our highly skilled team. Currently, courses are being offered virtually. When in-person courses are offered they are held at the POPARD training centre in Delta, BC. We sometimes provide in-person courses in school districts, but these are pre-arranged through the POPARD training coordinator and the district partner. For information about courses, visit our Training page.