POPARD offers services to school personnel and families. Each district in BC assigns a District Partner to coordinate POPARD Services. School personnel are asked to contact their District Partner to access consultation, training, and assessment services. Parents/caregivers may contact the Family-School Liaison.
To access consultation, training, or assessment services, school personnel are asked to contact their District Partner.
POPARD promotes meaningful consultation with school teams, parents, and community teams. Our consultants promote evidence-based approaches that facilitate inclusive educational programs in the least restrictive environment. We provide a wide range of consultation services to meet the needs of the school team.
POPARD offers a limited number of assessment services for students with a diagnosis of autism. Applications for assessment are submitted by the District Partner in consultation with the POPARD consultant.