Marla Cable

Content Specialist – Special Care Counselling


Marla Cable

Marla Cable, a graduate from the Special Care Counselling program at Vanier College, has dedicated over 25 years to the field of autism. With additional degrees from UQAM in Diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées (DESS) en intervention comportementale auprès des personnes avec un trouble envahissant du développement (TED), TEACCH and PECS, she has developed an expertise in autism and the unique learning, challenges and strengths that come with the diagnosis. She has worked within the front line as an educator and managed a classroom based on the using the TEACCH model. She now coordinates a Resource and Training Centre dedicated to supporting the greater autism community by offering workshops, training, conferences, consultations, and a lending library. Marla continues to support the community through a many projects such as Kids Premium, in collaboration with the Montreal Trudeau Airport, a program that helps families become acquainted with the various airport procedures and processes to aid in future travel plans. She has also been part of the initiative for Laval to become the first Quebec city sensitive to autism. She has trained many firemen and sensitized the Reseau de transport de Laval. She now offers her expertise via Champlain’s Special Care Counselling program, offered through RAC.



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