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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FREE Online Parent Course!

Engaging and Respecting Autism: A Pathway to Understanding and Engaging a Child with Autism is a 90-minute LIVE ONLINE Introduction to DIR® and DIRFloortime®. This presentation will explore how DIR® and DIRFloortime® can help families and professionals better engage, respect, and understand Autism.  Jeffrey Guenzel, MA is a Professional Counselor and the CEO of ICDL and Kathleen Platzman, Ph.D is a […]

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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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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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Ten Apps for Learning, Thinking, and Imagination

Kids really love iPads.  They learn a lot from them too. While you don’t want time spent on tablets to take away from other kinds of learning, there can be great benefits in developing vocabulary and other skills.  Screen time can also be an opportunity for social learning, if we play with apps in collaborative ways. Here are ten very […]

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Flexible Thinking and Interaction Seminars

Looking for help?  On a wait list?  Newly diagnosed child? This series of seminars offered at the Rehabilitation Centre for Children is a great starting point, for any parent looking to understand and effectively guide their child. Sessions run at regular intervals, so check with the RCC at 453-9821 to find out when you can register for the next one. […]

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THIS Conference – Universal Design for Learning

Interested in inclusive education?  Here’s a unique opportunity for you this summer! The Manitoba Alliance for Universal Design for Learning (MAUDeL) is hosting its second conference to explore what inclusive education can look like, and to support teachers, educators, and other community members in their efforts to create inclusive schools. For teachers new to UDL, they are also offering a Summer Institute […]

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