Blair Armstrong, BSc
RDI® Certified Consultant, PhD Student (ABD), Residential Care Management (RCM) Certified
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Phone: 778 378 6463
Areas Serviced: Primary: Vancouver Lower Mainland, Bowen Island; Distance Canada: BC- Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast, Shuswap, Okanagan, Kootenays, Northern BC; Alberta- Edmonton/Calgary; Ontario- Sault Ste Marie and Algoma region, Kenora-Sioux Lookout; Distance USA: Washington State- Bellingham-Seattle, Oregon- Portland, Corvalis, Hawaii- Honolulu, Maui; Distance Internationally: United Kingdom, Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Croatia, Hungary, South Africa, China, Vietnam, India, Latvia, Ukraine, Russia
Languages: English, French
Blair Armstrong has a big heart for people with ASD and has worked for over 20 years in the autism and developmental disabilities field. He has worked with all levels of the autism spectrum, including children who show the most severe behavioural challenges as a result of autism as well as adults discovering their diagnosis.
Blair has his B.Sc., is a Certified RDI®. He is currently a PhD student in the Infant and Early Childhood Development (with emphasis in Mental Health and Developmental Disorders) program at Fielding Graduate University. He has completed all of coursework and is working on dissertation.
Blair has experience as a Social Pragmatic- Developmental as well as Behavioural Consultant in private practice, public agencies, and special education. He worked with the provincially funded Gateway Society as the Behavioural Consultant for the 12 bed Main Treatment Center. As part of Gateway’s Outreach Behavioural Support Team, he consulted with multidisciplinary teams to design and evaluate behavioural supports for children with ASD in residential, home, school and community settings.
Blair was instrumental in the program design, planning and oversight for the Learning Centre for Autism; an innovative educational setting designed to allow children on the autism spectrum who were excluded from the public school system to receive supports for their educational, behavioural, social and emotional needs. He has supported families to communicate the needs of their child with ASD through early diagnosis, preschool, homeschooling, public education, private specialized education systems and vocational placement.
Blair works with and supports families throughout the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, B.C., Alberta, Washington State, Oregon, Hawaii and Internationally
Blair lives in Burnaby, BC, with his wife and 5 children!