About Us
Director & CEO, (Chief Encouragement Officer) ACT = AUTISM CAREGIVER TRAINING

For close to 30 years, Barbara Lebo owned and operated Lebo Media Services, a strategic marketing and advertising sales consulting agency, specializing in reaching hard-to-reach professionals = doctors, lawyers, dentists, accountants and veterinarians in Canada and the US.  For over a decade Barbara exclusively handled advertising sales for The Canadian Bar Association, The American Bar Association and The Canadian Education Association. Barbara most recently handled advertising sales for The Canadian Nurses Association.

Barbara has been married for over 30 years. At age 62 , Barbara has a 23 year old daughter, an 22 year old son and a 17 year old son.  

Barbara’s 17 year old son lives with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Barbara’s 22 year old son is in recovery from Leukemia.

A dynamic public speaker and presenter, Barbara has taught sales, marketing, public relations and promotions for Centennial College as well as the International Academy of Advertising, Merchandising and Design.    Barbara also led  life-transforming workshops called  “It’s All About Attitude” = A Plan for Success for Living …  “Attitude equals Altitude” = Reaching New Heights in Personal Performance . and “Empowering Parents” = How and When to Take Charge. These workshops were available to businesses and educational institutions. The entire concept is based on the belief that small changes in Attitude can translate into large changes in life – in financial success … in happiness … in emotional and physical wellbeing … in relationships … in contribution to society … and in our everyday performance as partners and parents.

In her  most important program to date,  Barbara offers  an incredible amount of crucial information for caregivers,  healthcare providers and other service providers who are working with … or wanting to work with children, adolescents, young adults and adults living with Autism.   Upon completion of this certification course,  providers can be considered to be  “Autism  Care Specialists”   with “Autism Friendly Practices & Environments.”    Barbara will also share her own powerful personal story of her family’s journey with Autism with her son.


UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - 1st Year - Pre-Meds 

RYERSON UNIVERSITY 2nd Year - Hospitality, Business & Management 


YORK UNIVERSITY - SCHULICH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS - MBA - Masters of Business Administration

INSTITUTE of CANADIAN ADVERTISING - CAAP (Certified Advertising Agency Practitioner)

NATIONAL INSTITUTE of BROADCASTING - Broadcasting Graduate Diploma

Please also check out our website :   www.autismcaregivertraining.com

See our website: 

  • Referrals & Recommendations = reference letters + listen to Barb Lebo on radio 
  • Evaluations = word-for-word responses from every person who has taken our course
  • Advisory Board = see who believes in Barb Lebo and Autism Caregiver Training
  • Graduates = see pictures of “Graduates” with their Graduation Certificates
  • See 10 “snippets” of Barb Lebo = along right-hand side of home page
  • See Barb’s son Braeden = top left side of home page

Barbara Lebo, MBA, BComm, CAAP, NIB
CEO, (Chief Encouragement Officer)
Director & Chief Operating Officer, ACT = Autism Caregiver Training



With over 20 years creative experience Bonnie Paltsev serves as
graphic designer to the ACT team.She strives to communicate the ACT
objectives through print design and for the website and is happy to
comply with any of the ACT team's graphic needs to promote the values
and communicate the objectives for seminars and other projects.


For over 20 years, Frank Syrmopoulos has been a videographer and video producer, working on numerous documentaries, short films and corporate videos. A graduate of York University with an MBA from the Schulich School of Business (2003), Frank is passionate about his work, and shares an equal passion for the subject of autism, as he has a son who is on the autism spectrum.

North America's first 4-HOUR ZOOM Autism Healthcare & Service Provider Training Certification Course

Barbara Lebo, for Braeden - MBA, BComm, CAAP, NIB
Director & Chief Operating Officer
ACT = Autism Caregiver Training
P: 905-709.9885 Cell: 416-821-7355
E: barblebo@rogers.com