Privacy Laws + Your Personal Health Information
This toolkit explains privacy rights with your personal medical information in Canada. This toolkit provides answers to common and important questions about rights, access and use of this health information. Included are questions to consider asking your healthcare provider if you are unclear about what happens and who has access to your personal health information.
Teaching Your Autistic Child Multiple Languages
Description: Should you speak more than one language to your child with Autism? This workshop will give you a foundation of knowledge about how children with Autism can learn more than one language and will provide insight into the importance of using your home language with your child. You will spend time making a personalized plan on how to start and/or continue exposing your child to another language. Bring your questions and challenges to discuss and we will provide ideas and strategies to help you!
How to assist newcomer families living with ASD - Guide for Service Providers
Resource created for service providers supporting newcomers to Canada. Includes information on the importance of inclusivity, guiding principles, bilingualism, case studies, and positive perceptions to take into account when working with this population.
Healthy Relationships, Sexuality & Autism - Webinar Part 1
The Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Autism (HRSA) supports teens and adults (19 years and up) with autism through introducing concepts of sexuality and social skills through interactive, sex-positive, inclusive sexuality education lessons.
Supporting Your Employees with Differences Related to Autism: A Course for Employers in Customer Service
Managers know that finding and keeping good employees is key to long-term success and customer satisfaction. This course is designed to help employers and managers support employees with differences related to autism. It provides information to Canadian businesses, and breaks down myths and other misinformation regarding autism and intellectual disability.
Teaching Your Autistic Child Multiple Languages: Facts and Strategies
Should you speak more than one language to your child with Autism? This workshop will give you a foundation of knowledge about how children with Autism can learn more than one language and will provide insight into the importance of using your home language with your child. You will spend time making a personalized plan on how to start and/or continue exposing your child to another language. Bring your questions and challenges to discuss and we will provide ideas and strategies to help you!
K-12 EDUCATION SUPPORTS - Northwest Territories
This series of infographics quickly lays out the education supports in each province and territory for students from kindergarten to grade 12. This resource was designed for students and parents who are looking for education supports specific to their region.
What is Associated With Positive Outcomes for Children With Autism in a School-based Intervention?
This article summarizes a study that found supportive therapies and interventions have shown mixed results for children with autism. This school-based intervention was found to be effective for some children but not for others.
Launch into life! Quickstart Planning Tool
What do you want your adult life to look like? This QuickStart Planning Tool will Help you build a plan for success as you transition to adulthood. Developed by the Sinneave Family Foundation, this on-line course can help anyone with goal planning and life skills, but is particularly designed for use by individuals in the autism and/or intellectual disability community.
Navigating the Social Network Super Highway Webinar
Having social networks is part of who we are as human beings. They play a significant role in most areas of our daily life. For adults with autism, creating and maintaining meaningful social connections can often feel difficult, confusing, and overwhelming. This presentation will focus on the importance of developing and maintaining connections throughout your community. We will discuss how to build networks across a variety of contexts including school, work, and recreation. The discussion will also identify strategies that can be used to support the growth of social connections across in-person situations as well as in the digital world.
Autism and Anxiety
Autism and anxiety often go hand in hand. Many children with autism also have anxiety disorders. How is anxiety different alongside autism? How is it the same? What can we do about it…and when? How do we know if it's serious? Please join Autism Yukon and Dr. Kerns for an interactive, FREE, live webinar addressing these topics.
Skills Training Group for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder: Outcomes of an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-based Program
This article summarizes a study that examined the impact of a skills training group with daily mindfulness exercises for junior high and high school students. Positive outcomes were found.
Northwest Territories: We have an ASD diagnosis- now what?
This booklet is helpful for families and individuals who have recently received a diagnosis and are wondering what services or resources are available to them in the Northwest Territories. It was produced through the collaboration between Autism Yukon.
What is Autism? A Guide in Arabic
This booklet provides general information about important topics in autism and includes strategies to try at home. Sections related communication, routines, education, work, and supports are included. The guide appears in English along side an Arabic translation.