Dr. David Worling (#1365)
Director of the Westcoast Child Development Group and the Spectrum Works Consulting Group.
Dr. Worling has worked extensively with individuals on the Autism Spectrum for the past 25 years. In addition to providing diagnostic and learning assessments, he has developed innovative treatment protocols for social competence, self-coping, depression, and anxiety.
Dr. Worling established the Westcoast Child Development Group as a full time private practice for children on the Autism Spectrum in 2003. As his clinical population matured and encountered new challenges entering the job market, he began advocating for Autism employment issues and developed the intervention protocols now offered by Spectrum Works Consulting. Dr. Worling currently supports a number of employees and employment firms as they navigate Autism in the workplace.
Dr. Worling holds academic affiliations with the Psychology Clinic at SFU and teaches a course on Autism as a Sessional Instructor with the Psychology Department at UBC. He is also Qualified Specialist affiliated with the British Columbia Autism Assessment Network and has given a number of workshops and presentations regarding ASD.