Adapted More Than Words® — The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Social Communication Difficulties offered via Telepractice (October 2021)


Parents of children with ASD or other social communication difficulties will use tools and strategies to strengthen their child’s foundation for communication development. These include building back-and-forth interactions, strengthening imitation skills and expanding play skills.


Help with
  • Caregiver Training
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Play
  • Preschool
  • Skill Building
  • Social life


Available Spaces


Who is Eligible

This program is only available to families in Kenora/Rainy River area and surrounding districts
Suitable for ages 0-5 years.

To participate in a telepractice program, you need the following equipment:

A computer, iPad or a tablet (smartphones and cell phones do not have a large enough screen)
Webcam and microphone
High speed internet
Email access
Adobe reader (free download)
Printer or scanner or photo capture and transfer (if you want to print out the handouts)

*** If you do not have the appropriate technology to participate, FIREFLY may be able to provide you with the technology to attend the program.


Approx. 19hrs

Session dates

October 28, 2021

Group Orientation Session: October 28th, 2021
Individual Pre-Program Consultations: Nov 1st – 10th (One session per participant)
Group Session 1: November 11th 6:00pm
Group Session 2: November 18th 6:00pm
Individual Coaching Session #1: November 22nd – December 1st (One session per participant)
Group Session 3: December 2nd 6:00pm
Group Session 4: December 9th, 6:00pm
Individual Coaching Session #2 December 13th – 17th (One session per participant)
Session 5: December 23rd, 6:00pm