Elementary and Secondary School Supports (Grades K-12) Infographic - Newfoundland and Labrador
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.
Housing - An Alberta Self Advocate Virtual Resource Guide
This resource guide, written by autistic self-advocate Christopher Whelan, is designed to assist people on the autism spectrum in making decisions about when and whether to move out of their family home. It reviews housing options, renter's rights and responsibilities, tips on independant living and more. This resource was developed in partnership with Autism Calgary.
Lifespan Approaches to ASD: a psychiatrist's perspective
This presentation discusses a holistic, person-centred, team-based approach to autism, including the interplay between autism and medications that are sometimes prescribed for attention, depression, anxiety, repetitive behaviours, etc. Dr. Bailey discusses how a psychiatrist can be a valuable member of the support team and how prescriptions may sometimes be part of a well-rounded approach to supporting autistic individuals.
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.
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!
Cultivating Courage: Online course for Caregivers
This course was created by self-care coach and parent Nicole Dauz of Caring4Caregivers. After her own journey with her daughter with a rare genetic disease and autism, Nicole is inspired to change the story around caregiving. She works with caregivers to recognize their worth, worry less, and find ways to celebrate their journey. In this course, she provides tools and strategies for caregivers to shift from feeling stressed and overwhelmed to regaining control and finding joy in their lives.
Elementary and Secondary Education - Supports and Services Infographic
These infographics offers a quick look at the way each province or territory provides support to school-aged children with autism or intellectual disability. A page has been prepared for each province and territory. Scroll to find the programs in your area.
Autism Disorder in the Northwest Territories: All you need to know before getting a diagnosis
For Northwest Territories residents, this Toolkit offers information for families seeking an autism diagnosis. Practical resources and guidance are offered. This resource was developed in partnership with Autism Yukon.
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.
Toolkit: Networks of Support
This toolkit identifies three forms of planning long term for individuals with autism or intellectual disabilities: Circle of Support/Circle of Friends, Personal Support Network/Lifetime Network, and a Microboard™ (and Aroha Entity). This may be of benefit for families in planning and decision making.
Navigating the Department of Social Development & Housing - Prince Edward Island
This Toolkit will provide individuals and their families information about the Department of Social Development & Housing (DSDH) in Prince Edward Island. The Toolkit will breakdown the different programs DSDH provides, how to contact DSDH for supports and what programs and funding is available.
Navigating the Department of Community Services (Nova Scotia)
This Toolkit will provide individuals and their families information about the Department of Community Services (DCS) in Nova Scotia. The Toolkit will breakdown the different programs DCS provides, how to contact DCSfor supports and what programs and funding is available.
Navigating the Department of Health & Community Services (Newfoundland & Labrador)
This Toolkit will provide individuals and their families information about the Department of Health & Community Services (DHCS) in Newfoundland & Labrador. The Toolkit will breakdown the different programs DHCS provides, how to contact DHCS for supports and what programs and funding is available.
Navigating Department of Social Development in New Brunswick
This Toolkit will provide individuals and their families information about the Department of Social Development (DSD) in New Brunswick. The Toolkit will breakdown the different programs DSD provides, how to contact DSD for supports and what programs and funding is available.