Autism Services for the Thompson Okanagan

Our independant Consultants provide Early Intervention Autism Services in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Winfield, Vernon, Lake Country, Salmon Arm and Kamloops.

Senior Behaviour Consultants

Shauna Wiebe, M.Ed, BCBA

Shauna Wiebe, M.Ed, BCBA

(250) 801-0820
shauna@ocai.ca

Shauna has worked with children diagnosed with Autism and their families since 2001. She graduated from the University of British Columbia Okanagan (Major Psychology) in 2001. In 2006, she completed her Master of Education in Special Education with a concentration in Autism & Developmental Disabilities from the University of British Columbia Vancouver and become a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in 2009. She regularly attends conferences and workshops related to autism. She is on The Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP).

Kim Nutley, M.Ed, BCBA

Kim Nutley, M.Ed, BCBA

(250) 801-2172
kim@ocai.ca

Kim has worked with children diagnosed with an ASD and their families since 1998. She graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Major Psychology) in 1999. In 2007, she completed a Certificate in Infant Development and Supported Child Development from the University of British Columbia. She has a Master of Education in Special Education with a Focus on Inclusion from the University of Michigan. She regularly attends conferences and workshops related to autism. She is on The Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP). Kim became a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in 2018

Behaviour Consultants

Chelsey Matteotti, M. Ed.

Chelsey Matteotti, M. Ed.

250-864-8646
chelsey@ocai.ca

Chelsey received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and  Psychology from the University of Victoria in 2007. She also completed coursework in supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in inclusive settings and in Applied Behaviour Analysis from the University of British Columbia and the University of Colorado Denver. Chelsey received her Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Arizona State University in 2016. She began supporting children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in home and community settings in 2007 and has worked on numerous early intervention teams in the Okanagan. Chelsey continues to advance her knowledge of current developments in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders through regularly attending conferences and workshops. Chelsey is a Category A Behaviour Consultant on the Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP).

Senior Behaviour Interventionists

Kristen Nault, B.Hk

Kristen currently holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree from the University of British Columbia Okanagan (2012). She has been working with children diagnosed with Autism since 2012. She has experience working in home, school and a variety of community-based settings.
kristen@ocai.ca

Heidi Sloan, B.A.

Heidi Sloan, B.A.

Heidi currently holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Concordia University (1995).  Heidi has worked with children diagnosed with Autism and their families since 2011.  She has experience working in home, school and a variety of community-based settings.
heidi@ocai.ca

 

Autism Services for the Kootenay, Boundary & Columbia Regions

Our independant consultants provide Early Intervention Services in Nelson, Castlegar, Trail, Rossland, Fruitvale, the Slocan Valley and all areas in between.

Rachel Demeo, B.A., M.Ed (candidate)

Rachel Demeo, B.A., M.Ed (candidate)

(250) 231-6749
rachel@ocai.ca

Rachel received her Bachelor of Arts (Major Psychology) from the University of British Columbia Okanagan in 2017. Rachel returned to the Kootenays to work with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and is currently completing her Master of Education with a concentration in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Arizona State University. Rachel is motivated to continue expanding her knowledge and experience in the field of early intervention through the many shared successes with families and children.

RASP

Our independant consultants are on the Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP) List

Learn more here:
www.actcommunity.ca

Contact OCAI

Phone: 250-801-0820

Address: #207-1767 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna BC
V1Y 6G4

Email: autismservices@shaw.ca

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst

A Board Certified Behavior Analyst ™ (BCBA) is someone who possess a Masters Degree, has 225 hours of specific Graduate-level coursework, has been supervised by someone approved by the BACB for 75 hours, has at least 1500 hours of supervised independent fieldwork, and has passed the comprehensive Behavior Analyst Certification Examination.