Whether your loved one is an infant, child or adult, Portia Learning Centre offers a variety of Services to suit their unique needs. Our team of Behaviour Analysts, Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists and Physiotherapists are here to help you and your family.

Services Include:

  • ESDM Parent Training Model
  • ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) Therapy
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy

Our treatment for infants generally includes parent/caregiver training and workshops.

Services Include:

  • Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI)
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)
  • Jump Start Program
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Consultative Services

Treatment Methodology
See our list of Frequently Asked Questions for info on our methodology.

Our flexible school age/adolescent program will help your child with autism, ADHD and related disabilities. Portia’s Youth and Adolescent programs successfully increase daily living and social skills, and include academic tutoring and more.

We offer individualized program support where your child needs it. Your child will be motivated to learn valuable skills using evidence-based ABA delivered by highly trained therapists.

We have flexible schedules to suit your needs.

Portia’s Adult Services focus on daytime, individualized learning opportunities for age 18 and up. Our program teaches valuable life and social skills as well as employment training to help individuals with autism reach their full potential. Learning does not have to end when school ends.

Services Include:

  • Individual Respite
  • Group Respite
  • Play Groups

Select Saturday mornings at the Kanata Portia:

  • Group Respite (9am to noon) $25.00
  • Parent and me play drop in $5 per child / youth (ages up to 10 years old)

Please call 613-591-9966 or email Natalia Bravo – – to discuss schedule and register.

Services Include:

  • Parent Support Groups
  • Parent Training
  • Intensive Parent Training (to be your child’s therapist)
  • Coaching


A FREE Resource for parents and families with a child recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

  • Learn from parents who open their hearts and share their journey with you.
  • Treatment options
  • Strategies for problem behaviours
  • Strategies to improve communication

Authored by Kim Moore, M.ADS, BCBA, Vice President, Clinical Services at Portia Learning Centre. Contributors include:

  • Cherish Twigg (Establishing Operations)
  • Lynn Thibodeau (Spectrum Intervention Group)
  • Shiri Bartman (Shining Through Centre for Autism)

Available on Amazon [link to] or click here [link to PDF on Portia site] to download “First Year Tackle Box”