New research project to look at dynamics of why ASD children more likely to be bullied

Calgary, Canada –  The University of Calgary’s Applied Child Psychology program is looking for students ages 8 to 17 with high functioning ASD and their parents to participate in a project which will look at their experiences with bullying and social situations. Adam McCrimmon, an assistant professor says, “We want to get a little bit more information about […]

Culinary pilot program at SAIT helps students with autism achieve their dreams

Calgary , SAIT Polytechnic – has launched a culinary pilot program geared towards preparing individuals with ASD to successfully enter the workforce. With 70% of young adults with ASD being classified as high functioning, organizers believe that many should be provided with the opportunity to obtain the skills and training needed to secure a job. […]