Alberta Archives - Autism Awareness

Education / Classroom Resources in Alberta

Our list of best links, tools, and resources in Alberta to help support Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger’s), and related disorders.

Alberta Government – Education – Special Needs

Under the School Act, school boards are required to provide every resident student with an education. That includes providing access to special education programs for students with special needs.

Families First Society, Fort Saskatchewan

Works in partnership with many community agencies to offer a variety of programs and services that promote positive parenting and early childhood development to families with young children ages 0-6 years. Offers parent education, programs for young children to learn and play, family support services, as well as information and referral to other programs/services in the community that may benefit families.

G.R.I.T. Calgary Society

Provides a family centered, home-based early education program, which will assist the child with special needs in the successful transition to a community school and promotes public education in support of inclusion and inclusive communities.

Varsity Education, University of Calgary

Provides an inclusive educational alternative to young adults with moderate to severe developmental disabilities by encouraging and supporting them to participate in a post-secondary experience. Also provides continuing support to the graduates of the post-secondary education program in a workplace environment (Graduate Support Services).