Transitioning Out of the Family Home
This webinar offers important considerations and insights for autistic individuals and their families in considering a transition out of the family home. Multiple perspectives are offered, with practical advice and issues to consider and plan for at this key point of transition from the home of one's family-of-origin.
Social Skills and Play Dates for Children on the Spectrum
In this workshop, we will discuss strategies to support and teach a variety of social skills, how to set up a play date, and how to best support a play date. This workshop is designed for parents of children who have basic joint attention (i.e. purposefully sharing focus with others) and requesting skills. [Developed by the Centre for Autism Services Alberta, presented by Sally Nandee (SLP, Board Certified Behaviour Analyst) and Insung Peak (Behavioural Case Manager)]
Receiving an Autism Diagnosis Later In Life: a self-advocate perspective
Being diagnosed as autistic when you are an adult can be an intense experience. This toolkit was created to support those experiencing this exciting, but sometimes emotional, transition to self-acceptance. It provides some helpful information and lived experience with the hope that it will be useful to those beginning this journey. The primary author of this toolkit, Rebekah Kitzinger, was diagnosed as an adult. She created this toolkit to share her experiences and the lessons she has learned since receiving her diagnosis.
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.
Celebrating the Small Steps: An Introduction to Teaching Independence
Trying to teach your child how to do up his zipper? Feed herself? Cross the street safely? This interactive workshop will teach you the skills you need to break these activities down into simple, achievable steps for you and your child.
Healthy Relationships, Sexuality & Autism - Webinar Part 2
The Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Autism (HRSA) supports teens and adults (19 years and up) with autism through further discussing the concepts of sexuality and social skills through interactive, sex-positive, inclusive sexuality education lessons
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.
Tips for Taxes
This dramatized video tells a true life story of an autistic man who could not get help from Revenue Canada. Thankfully Autism Calgary was able to help him get the forms filled out successfully and the problem was solved. The video also covers two tax credits available to people with disabilities and how to get those credits. 5 minutes in length with dramas and interviews.
How to Deal with Legal Issues
A true life drama opens up this video, telling the story of "Susan"-- an autistic woman who lost a court case because she could not communicate with the judge. Two presenters with autism give practical advice on what to do and how to deal with stressful situations like this. 8 minutes in length with dramas and interviews.
All about Finances
This video begins with a dramatized true life story of "Elaine" who receives a phone call from someone claiming to be the RCMP. She gives the caller her personal information and a day later her bank account had been emptied! This video shows how to avoid scam calls plus gives good advice on saving money and building up your credit rating. 11 minutes in length with drama and interviews.
Healthy Relationship Collection
AIDE Canada and partners have collaborated to bring you a collection introducing healthy relationships, and what it takes to create them. We discuss everything from setting boundaries and healthy communication to pronouns and gender diversity in a Neurodiverse world.