Centre for Applied Disability Studies

Centre for Applied Disability Studies

Centre for Applied Disability Studies

The mandate of the Centre for Applied Disability Studies is to contribute to the betterment of the lives of persons with disabilities by providing multidisciplinary, quality postgraduate education to the next generation of professionals, researchers and educators, as well as to experienced professionals in the field.

Faculty are internationally respected in disabilities and applied behaviour analysis, and the students will be able to tailor a stimulating program of study that meets their current and future interests and career aspirations. Our ABA course sequence is designed to meet the new BACB task list (edition 4), pending BACB approval.


Speaker Series & Workshops


This training program is based on the BACB Supervisor Training Curriculum Outline but is offered independent of the BACB.

Participants of this 8 hour workshop are eligible for 9.5 BACB Type 2 CEUs.

June 18, 2014 9:00am - 6:00pm

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines ONT
$200 per person - REGISTRATION CLOSES JUNE 6, 2014.



QUALIFYING COURSES - CADS is now accepting applications for Qualifying Courses beginning September 2014

Qualifying Courses for students who currently do not meet the minimum criteria for admission to the M.ADS program are now available. Successful completion of qualifying courses would allow M.ADS applicants who do not meet the minimum entry criteria to be considered for admission to our M.ADS program.

Information about the Qualifying Courses can be found under the link on the left hand side for FUTURE STUDENTS.  

APPLICATION DEADLINE - MARCH 30th (Applicants will receive notification after July 19th)


We are still accepting late applications!

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS - Have you THOROUGHLY read our website?  Make sure you read the FAQ. Our most commonly asked questions are answered here!


**New Student Orientation Sessions will be held in the Summer for all students who have accepted their offers of admissions.  Please check your email frequently.**


 First round offers have now all been sent.  Please check your portal for updates.

Subseqent reviews of applications will continur throughout the summer as we receive responses from first round applicants.  Please continue to check your portal for updates on your application.

Receive an offer of admission?  Is your portal showing that you have documents owing?  Please contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies with questions and send ALL documents directly to their offices.


Can I still apply?  The application deadline for admissions for 2014 has passed but we will still consider late applications for all programs and will review these after the first round of admissions is complete.


Click here to apply!


Ottawa Cohort - Interested in applying for the Ottawa Satellite programme?  CADS is still accepting applications for Fall 2014 admissions.


CURRENT STUDENTS - Course Registration

All Students: Please check the course schedule page to find out what course to register in.  Dates and times are posted there.

MA Students:  Planning to defend this Spring?  Submit your first draft form no later than April15th. 

Have you paid your tuition yet?  Make sure you do so before the end of term!





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