Fort Gibraltar

At times, finding autism-friendly summer activities, especially new ones, can be challenging. That’s why, when something works, it’s worth sharing. The experience below is one that happened a few years ago; and still stands out as an excellent day trip, made that way primarily by the staff. First of all, the basics. Fort Gibraltar is located in Winnipeg, just off […]

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Book Review: Uniquely Human (Part 1 of 2)

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism By Dr. Barry Prizant Published by Simon & Shuster   When parents first hear their child has autism, they may experience grief, confusion, or fear.  These emotions are accompanied by questions – about who their child will be, and how to parent them in a way that helps them be successful. What […]

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7 Great Blogs by Autistic Adults

One of ADAPT’s key beliefs is that people are the expert of their own experiences. We advocate to government for a range of autism therapy options because we believe that parents know more about what their kids need than a one size fits all program possibly can – parents have an expertise regarding their children that government officials just can’t […]

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Indoor Fun in Winnipeg

As we’ve said before, our Manitoba winters are long! We’ve created a list of outdoor fun, but sometimes even the toughest of us need a break from the cold. In recognition of that fact, we’re providing a list of more places to play – this time indoors.   Indoor Playgrounds Indoor playgrounds come with many of the benefits of outdoor […]

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