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.
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
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
Member, Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists
Recognizing and Responding to Challenging Behaviours. Presented at Open Minds,
Hosted by the Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation, Toronto.
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,
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
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.