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Worktopia is a federally funded project offering programs focused on improving the employment futures of youth and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Are you on the Autism Spectrum? Are you 18 and older? Do you have experience or interest in working with computers and/or knowledge of software applications? Are you fluent in English? Are you a self-driven, motivated individual?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you might just have what it takes!

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CASDA invites leaders from across the country to be a part of this important event, and become an integral part of the national discussion with CASDA members.

Come and learn about the Canadian Autism Partnership and gain an understanding of the National Autism Surveillance System. 

Share information with other ASD leaders from... Read more...

Worktopia – Improving Employment Futures for Individuals with ASD

The CommunityWorks Canada program is enjoying another great session this fall. Participants have been involved in a variety of community service experiences, going everywhere from the Zoo to the Library, to therapy centres and beyond. CommunityWorks Canada helps teens start to think about work after graduation, and encourages community... Read more...

Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance - Canadian Austism Leadership Summit: Ottawa - April 18-19, 2016

Many adolescents and young adults with ASD have unique interests and skills but may not be able to or ready yet to enter the formal workplace.  The structure, demands or physical environment of many traditional jobs, including entry-level jobs, may not be a fit for some individuals with autism.  The question is could the interests and skills... Read more...

iPad’s have proven to be a very powerful tool for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to enhance independence, increase communication and create an better overall quality of life. Our program was created in fall of 2013, to help meet the needs of the many low income individuals within the ASD community, which were desperately... Read more...

The first Launch into Life! Workshop Series was a huge success! Parents and caregivers found the sessions “informative, helpful, and fun”, and they welcomed the opportunity to connect with other parents as well as to meet staff from the Resource Centre and the Launch Program... Read more...

CASDA invites leaders from across the country to be a part of this important event, and become an integral part of the national discussion with CASDA members.

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