Alberta Archives - Autism Awareness

Other Disabilities 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 AdaptAbilities Association

AdaptAbilities strives to provide exceptional motor development and life skills programming for children with special needs. We are dedicated to establishing long-term relationships with our families through high quality services that build life-long skills.

Alberta Association for Community Living

A family based, non-profit organization representing the interests of children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families from across Alberta.

Association for Supported Community Connections (no website)

ASCC currently provides In-Home Respite, Out of Home Respite, Community Support, Life Skills Training, and Transitional Planning. ASCC also has a children/youth respite home called “Maitland House” that is located in Spruce Grove, Alberta. Maitland House provides 24 hour support for up to 30 days a year.

Phone (780) 960-0593 or E-mail for more information.

Autism Aspergers Friendship Society

The AFS provides respite care in a recreational environment for families with children-teens-adults in the Autism/Aspergers/PDD spectrum in the Calgary area.

Between Friends Club

Enables participants to experience a sense of belonging and an enhanced quality of life. This is accomplished by providing quality social and recreational opportunities focusing on children and young adults with disabilities.

Bloom Wellness Collective – Calgary

Bloom is a playful, non-judgemental and supportive community that enhances the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families through a comprehensive range of Expressive Arts & Movement Programs that strive to pursue joy, sustain health and offer belonging and purpose.

C.H.A.D.D. (Calgary Chapter)

A charitable family-based organization formed to better the lives of individuals with ADD/ADHD and those who care for them.

Calgary SCOPE Society

Committed to improving lives for persons with developmental disabilities in Calgary and area for over 15 years.

Caregiver Centered Care

Caregiver Centered Care is person-centered care for family caregivers. It is about a collaborative working relationship between families and health and community care professionals. This means supporting family caregivers in their caregiving role, decisions about services, care management, and advocacy.

CASA Services

To advance the mental health of infants, children and adolescents within the community.

Champions Career Centre

A partnership of agencies, employers and government sponsors and shareholders dedicated to increasing the participation of disabled individuals in the Calgary and Southern Alberta workforce.

Children’s Link Society

A central source of information for families of children with special needs in the Calgary area and the Rocky View Region.


Offers assessment, vocational training, employment, and alternatives to employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, University of Calgary

Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies (CRDS) supports individuals, families and small groups affected by disabling conditions and chronic health concerns to live, learn, work and participate in their communities. CRDS provides education, design delivery and management of community-based services that offer short-term assistance and ongoing support. As such, CRDS responds to the challenges of health, education, advocacy, legal and social reform to empower individuals and communities.