As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating.
Provinces and their Web Linked Resources are listed in Alphabetical Order, please scroll down to your province. This is not an exhaustive list of resources, and we will continue to add more as they become known to us. Approximately 1 in 66 children and youth are diagnosed with ASD in Canada.
For families, an ASD diagnosis can involve significant emotional and financial challenges. For those in health, education and social services sectors, ASD is an important issue due to the resources those living with ASD require for intervention and treatment and due to the on-going impact on the health and well-being of Canadian children, youth, adults and their families and communities.
We can help you with matters big and small. In helping our clients, we have advanced the law to extend rights to same-sex couples, common-law spouses and have fought for the rights of vulnerable members of our society.
Our work in these domains has attracted media attention and contributed to the social discourse. Social Development Projects for People with Disabilities: More specifically, the Program supports not-for-profit organizations across Canada in tackling barriers faced by people with disabilities with respect to social inclusion.
For more information, go to www. About eighteen months ago Leslie created a custom-made weighted sleep sack for a client with Autism who was seeking deep pressure at night. At the time she thought there could be a business there but was happy working as a behaviour consultant.
A year later Leslie was looking for a way to continue to stay at home with her son but still engage in something that used her professional knowledge and craft skills. Her background as a Registered Nurse combined with her interest in alternative therapies, herbal medicine and aromatherapy, led to studies in India at a natural healing hospital.
Every Warm Buddy is designed to provide sleep therapy and natural relief from aches, pain and stress. At InnovAID, we provide aids to make life easier and more enjoyable.
While our products are especially designed to fit children of all ages, we can create products to fit special challenges of adults as well. In addition to our standard products, we can customize many of our products to suit your unique needs.
Have a special concern? We may be able to create a product that addresses your specific needs. Recreation Therapists conduct assessments and, based on the findings, develop goals using recreation activities to teach necessary skills that are required in order for someone with Autism to function as independently as possible in society given their specific strengths and weaknesses.
These may include sports activities, music programs, cooking programs, snoezelen and Sensory Stimulation, creative arts, social skills groups and outings and therapeutic swimming. The technique involves providing an alphabet board, or keyboard.
And yet both methods Facilitated communication and Rapid Prompting Method are criticised. In fact, no matter what the initial method used to learn to type by non-speaking, Autistic people who have gone on to type independently, people ;like Carly Fleischmann, Tito Mukhopadhyay, Sue Rubin, Jamie Burke and many others and yet it is still questioned.
Facilitated Communication is one acccepted and valid in which individuals with autism can exercise their right to say what they have to say. It also includes links to any available information that can be found for each app.
When Troy graduated from high school, there were few opportunities for continued personal and social development. This inspired Nadia to start a company that leverages technology to empower and support people with cognitive special needs.
This is an augmentative and alternative communication AAC app that teaches children how to construct sentences using symbols and pictures.
It also has text-to-speech in American and British children's voicesword prediction, and a customizable vocabulary and interface. The app plays an album, that is a collection of pictures including related text and speech customized to meet the user preferences.
My Voice Helps with Autism and Stroke: A new communication device that is location aware Dr.Divorce and Children with Special Needs. By Lili A. Vasileff. There are few challenges more difficult than going through divorce and having a child with special needs.
Little Children, Big Challenges: Divorce Divorce can be a big challenge for both children and parents. Though times may be difficult, children can emerge feeling loved and supported. Divorce is difficult on all families. Parents often struggle with the decision to separate from their spouse, worrying about the consequences divorce may have on the children.
For parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), the decision to separate and eventually divorce from . Family Therapy, Marriage, Anger, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Guilt, Communication, Discipline, Punishment, and Death.
The Canadian National Autism Foundation or CNAF for short, is a non-profit organization which provides families of Autistic children with resources about current research and counselling. Apr 04, · Among the options we frequently turn to when parents of a child with autism divorce is the use of a family therapist familiar with the child, and autism in general, to assist parties in creating a.