THRIVE Child Development Centre

Agency Description

THRIVE Child Development Centre/Centre de développement de I’enfant helps children and youth with diverse abilities to achieve their highest potential. One of twenty-one children’s treatment centers across Ontario, we support children & youth from 0-18 years of age who are impacted by differences in physical, perceptual, communication and/or developmental trajectories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Therapist Descriptions

 

Erica Singleton (ABA Therapist)

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • Communicative Disorders Assistant Certificate
  • Completed schooling in Bachelor of Arts-Applied Behaviour Analysis
  • 12 years of experience working with children, youth and families with ASD 
  • Experience with one to one treatment, consultation with families, and providing presentations and workshops 

Rejeanne McKinnon (ABA Therapist)

  • have been in the ABA field for over a decade.   
  • Received a Child and Youth Worker diploma in 2006, followed by a BA in Psychology in 2008.  In 2010 received a Bachelor of Education 
  • worked with individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities 
  • support individuals and families shaping socially significant behaviours and decreasing maladaptive behaviours.

Chelsey Waddell (ABA Therapist)

  • Algoma University Graduate: 4 year Psychology degree with a Minor in Sociology
  • Going into her 3rd year practicing ABA Therapy. 
  • previously worked with individuals with severe intellectual disabilities, as well as in the social service field.

Lyndsay Waddell (ABA Therapist)

  • Algoma University Graduate: 4 year Psychology degree with a Minor in Sociology
  • In her 1st year practicing ABA Therapy. 
  • previously worked with individuals with severe intellectual disabilities, as well as in the social service field.

Rayanne Roberge (ABA Therapist)

  • Bachelor of Art in Psychology from Nipissing University 
  • Certificates in both EIBI and ABA 
  • Previously worked as an EA in schools 
  • 7 years experience working with children with developmental disabilities 

Maxine Orr OT Reg (Ont)

Maxine is an Occupational Therapist who has been working at THRIVE and in the pediatric field for 15 years. She has extensively worked with pre-school to school aged children. Organization of time and things is one of her passions she enjoys inspiring the children she works with to reach their organizational potential.