Hooray for the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation

Sometimes we get e-mail at ADAPT from people who want to donate to a charity that supports developmental autism programs. There’s a few out there, one organization we like to steer people to is the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation. The Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation supports the Relate Program offered at Specialized Services for Children and Youth (SSCY), which is housed in the […]

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We’ve Got Trouble!

We’ve been hearing rumors for months. Autism Outreach, the only developmental autism therapy program offered by Family Services, is undergoing a change. No, they’re not expanding the program, and, no, they’re not giving it more money, and, no, they’re not giving our autistic kids support for a longer time. What they are doing is changing Autism Outreach’s therapy approach from DIR/Floortime […]

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MATC Autism Seminars

Autism Seminar Information MATC Neurodevelopmental Autism Services will be offering several seminars over the course of the 2014-2015 school year which are briefly described below.  More detailed information and registration forms can be found in the seminar brochures which are linked to their titles. Seminars are open to the general public.  Parents, grandparents, respite workers, social workers, teachers, educational assistants, […]

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Seminars at the Rehabilitation Centre for Children

Between waiting lists and age cut-offs, it can be hard to find support for your child with autism.  But one of the most helpful organizations in Winnipeg is the Rehabilitation Centre for Children.  In addition to the Relate program (which does have a wait list and entry criteria), they offer some excellent short-term learning opportunities for families and caregivers of […]

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