ASERT is located in the School Psychology area in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. Under the direction of Dr. Adam McCrimmon, the group consists of researchers, clinicians, and professionals interested in understanding autism spectrum disorders and improving the lives of individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.
The Autism Research Training (ART) Program is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (STIHR), with supplemental funding from the Sinneave Family Foundation. Its goal is to recruit and train outstanding researchers in the field of autism, in disciplines such as genetics, brain imaging, epidemiology, neurology, psychiatry, psychology and others.
The governing body established by the Ontario government to regulate the practice of Occupational Therapy in Ontario.
A fully accredited children’s mental health centre that provides services for children up to age 12 and their families.
QuickStart, in partnership with the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (OCTC), has helped to establish a new clinic which provides free services for children, prior to a diagnosis.
Tetra recruits volunteers who work with clients to design and build assistive devices that are custom-made for the individual – these are devices that are either not available commercially or cost-prohibitive. As a non-profit organization, Tetra raises funds to deliver this program, including covering the costs of volunteer travel and materials for devices up to $500 per project.
The Wascana Rehabilitation Centre provides comprehensive medical rehabilitation programs for adults and children, as well as specialized long-term care.