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Did you know that during the month of October, business organizations, employers, and communities across Canada come together to promote and celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM)?  It is well established that a diverse workforce is a more effective workforce. In our community, DEAM is championed by the Calgary Employment First... Read more...

Hi Board Games Group families!

This is a reminder about the Board Games Group starting up next week on Thursday September 15th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm in the lobby of the Child Development Centre (Main floor, 3820 - 24 Avenue NW). We are so excited for this year! 

There is a one-time per year $50 donation to cover costs (a cheque... Read more...

It’s hard to believe that summer has ended and September is already fast upon us. While we’ve heard many fantastic stories about individuals going camping, vacationing in far off exotic places, and in one case, skydiving during a rainstorm, the EmploymentWorks Canada team have also been hard at work establishing vocational opportunities with a... Read more...

The Government of Canada believes that all Canadians deserve access to housing that meets their needs and that they can afford.

Achieving good housing outcomes for Canadians requires collaboration among many partners. Provinces and territories play an important role in housing. The Government of Canada is working with them to develop a... Read more...

by Teunisje Gruber, BScOT, MC

What do researchers need to know about living with autism and other neuro-developmental disabilities?  What should research in this area look like?

Your view counts!

The upcoming NeuroDevNet Brain Development Conference will include an individual and family engagement... Read more...

Does your child with ASD also experience mental health problems?  Anxiety, depression, and attention deficient disorder are extremely common in individuals with ASD, yet access to effective treatment and support for these issues can be difficult.

Meticulon has been nominated for another award with the Calgary Chamber of Commerce. 

To be recognized amongst exceptional small Calgary businesses is no easy feat - but it goes to show just how much the ASD population can do with the right tools and supports. From businesses like Meticulon, to other amazing programs being offered out of... Read more...

If you were unable to attend or if you were there to enjoy #TEDxYorkUSpectrum in Toronto on May 28, 2016, here's your chance to revisit and share those ideas!

10 videos, 10 speakers, 1 half day TEDx event dedicated to youth and adult concerns in autism.

Click on the link below to view and share about #TEDxYorkUSpectrum with... Read more...

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