Autism Resources

Life skills can be a challenge for anyone, let alone those with autism, ASD, Asperger's or related disorders. Search our resource section for all resources pertaining to life skills.

Asperger Support Group Online

We Aperger folks are often told we are horrible knots while the rest of the world is straight string. Well I am here to tell you that you have beautiful minds and if you just step back and get different a point of view then I promise that you will see that you are made of not a single ugly knot but made of thousands upon thousands of knots that form a beautiful mosaic of lace! This site celebrates YOU!

Asperger Syndrome UK

The idea of this web site is to help anyone who needs some help or support with a child or adult with the condition Asperger Syndrome in the UK.

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 afscc@hotmail.com for more information.

Autism Partnership UK

With more than 35 years as recognized experts in the treatment of Autism, Autism Partnership’s leadership team are the Original Autism Pioneers™. Our senior staff started their work together back in the 1970’s at the UCLA Young Autism Project. Under the mentoring of Autism Pioneer Dr. Ivar Lovaas, John McEachin, Ron Leaf, Mitch Taubman, Tracee Parker, Sandy Slater and Andi Waks learned their profession. Our treatment team offers you a scientifically proven methodology individualized to maximize your child’s progress.

BC Association for Community Living

A provincial association dedicated to promoting the participation of people with developmental disabilities in all aspects community life. We also support activities dedicated to building inclusive communities that value the diverse abilities of all people.

Claro

Offers a holistic program of support that includes a complete academic program (K-12) through partnerships with distributed learning schools, behaviour intervention, life skills training, therapeutic recreation, and opportunities to develop social and emotional awareness.

Community Inclusions Ltd.

A nonprofit organization in West Prince that provides supports to adults aged (18-65) with intellectual disabilities. These supports range from residential, employment, supportive and recreational.

Community Living Ontario

The goal of this organization is that all persons live in a state of dignity, share in all elements of living in the community, and have the opportunity to participate effectively.

Cosmopolitan Learning Centre (Cosmo)

A non profit corporation that provides life skills training, opportunities for community and in house employment, volunteer experience in the community, as well as recreational and social activities for adults with intellectual and accompanying physical disabilities.

Department of Health and Social Services

Helping individuals acquire the skills to live responsible, healthy and independent lives; providing a range of accessible, affordable services that assist individuals, families and communities to reach their full potential.

Family Plus/Life Solutions

Has been serving the Saint John area since 1929. The Agency is a private, not-for-profit organization helping men, women, children and families manage the challenges of today’s living conditions

Friend 2 Friend Social Learning Society – North Vancouver

A not-for-profit organization formed in 2002 for the purpose of promoting mutually rewarding friendships between children with autism spectrum and related social-communicative disorders and their peers, classmates and siblings. Our goal is to help children develop to the best of their abilities through the play and socialization that results from these friendships.

Hinchinbrook Farm

Therapeutic riding for people with physical or intellectual disabilities. Also uses the Horse Boy Method (TM).

Quebec Association for Independent Living (QUAIL)

Aim is to provide a comfortable and permanent home in the Lower Gatineau Valley for Anglophone or Bilingual persons who are developmentally challenged, to assist them in developing their personal life skills, and to help them integrate into the community as fully as possible.