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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Share Your Thoughts – Canada’s Future Accessibility Legislation

Our Federal government is planning on creating legislation to protect the rights of people with disabilities. Citizens are invited to give input as to what this legislation should look like. From the government website: Many Canadians continue to face barriers that affect their ability to participate in daily activities that most people take for granted. These could include: physical and […]

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Book Review: The Autism Acceptance Book

Everyone you know and everyone you will ever meet is special and different in some way.  The world would be a boring place if people were all the same. It’s our differences that make us all unique and interesting. That’s the starting point of the Autism Acceptance Book by Ellen Sabin, written to help elementary school students look beyond the […]

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The Whole Child: What Parents Need to Know About Floortime

When our children were diagnosed with autism, we found out why they responded to the world in the ways they did. After the diagnosis, it seemed my husband and I asked ourselves two questions: What do we do now? And which program do we choose? Many sites on the internet did not paint a picture of hope that our children […]

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Meltdowns and the Senses: The Two Go Hand and Hand

Recently, I noticed my five year old daughter was not screaming and going into meltdown frenzy when I would vacuum. In the beginning, having the vacuum out and getting ready to clean would send my daughter into an instant meltdown. For the last four years, I was only able to vacuum when my husband took her for a walk or […]

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