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Jason Manett, Toronto Ontario

 

Jason Manett, MA, Ph.D (Cand.)

Academic and Life Skills Coach 

Email: jason.manett@redpathcentre.ca

Phone: (416) 920-4999 Ext 0171

New Clients: Jason is accepting new clients who are available to attend appointments on Tuesdays

Referrals: Self-referral or by a mental health professional

Fees: $110 per hour, sliding scale available, covered by some private insurance plans

Cancellations: Jason requires 24 hours' notice for appointment cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate. 

Mr. Jason Manett is an Academic and Life Skills Coach at The Redpath Centre and Disability Counsellor at Accessibility Services, University of Toronto. He is also a doctoral candidate in the Human Development and Applied Psychology program at OISE/UT. He has worked with children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders for 14 years. He has experience teaching academic, time management, organization, social, communication and life skills in recreational, home-based, institutional and educational settings. He developed and facilitates the Social Association for Students with Autism (SASA) at the University of Toronto. Jason is a popular speaker on a range of topics including behaviour management, effective communication, facilitating groups for adults with ASD and promoting successful transitions and supporting students with ASD at the post-secondary level.

Specialization: Children, adolescents and adults with ASDs, learning disabilities, ADHD, mood and anxiety disorders

Services Offered: Educational consultations, time management and organization coaching, social skills and communications coaching, workshops and presentations

Education:

  • PhD (Candidate), OISE, University of Toronto
  • MA, Sociology, University of Victoria, 2005
  • BA (Hons), Sociology/Political Science, Trent University, 2002
  • Certificate Course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre/O.I.S.E/U of T, 2006
  • Advanced Certificate Course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre/O.I.S.E/U of T, 2006
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), LivingWorks, 2008
Memberships: Member, Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists

Selected Presentations:

  • Recognizing and Responding to Challenging Behaviours. Presented at Open Minds, Hosted by the Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation, Toronto.
  • ‘Ready, Set, Go' Program, Developed by Accessibility Services at the University of Toronto, Toronto.
  • Higher Education and Disability. Presented at the Toronto Catholic District School Board Education Fair, Toronto.
  • Transitioning to the Post-Secondary Environment: Factors for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented at ERINOAK (Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board Autism Support Services), Brampton.
  • How to Facilitate a Social Group for Post-Secondary Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Principles and Practices. Presented at Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS) Conference, St. John's, NL.
  • ‘Moving Forward' Program, Developed by Accessibility Services at the University of Toronto, Toronto.
  • 10 Ways to Support Students with Disabilities (and everyone else). Presented at 2008 Teaching Assistants' Training Program, Toronto
  • Effective Interpersonal Communication. Presented at the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE), Toronto.
  • From Pacing to Passing:Supporting a complex student with ASD at university. Presented atCanadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS) Conference, Toronto, ON
  • Understanding the Needs of Students with Aspergers Syndrome and other ASDs. Presented to the Inter-University Disability Issues Association, Toronto, ON.
  • On the Job: Advancing Vocational Opportunities for Persons with ASDs. Panelist, Autism Research Unit, The Hospital for Sick Children Conference, Toronto, ON.