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 in Pink project is an innovative EU-funded partnership between four European autism organiZations which has been set up to carry out research into autism in women. It will look into the prevalence of autism amongst women in the participating countries, and assess the competences and needs of women with autism, in order to provide support and education both for women on the spectrum and for their parents, carers and teachers, as well as social care and health professionals.
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.
A UK charity which both funds and campaigns for medical research to understand the causes of autism, improve diagnosis, and develop new treatments and interventions.
The British Academy of Childhood Disability (BACD) is an organisation for professionals working in the field of childhood disability in the UK.
The group operates as an affiliate group of the British Association of Community Child Health, a specialty group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and as the UK branch of the European Academy of Childhood Disability.
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.
Dr Thorley is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychologist and Neuropsychologist providing assessment and therapy services for young adults up to the age of 21 years.
A Federal advisory committee that coordinates all efforts within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) concerning autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Through its inclusion of both Federal and public members, the IACC helps to ensure that a wide range of ideas and perspectives are represented and discussed in a public forum.
Specializes in counselling individuals, couples or families who are affected by Asperger Syndrome. As parents of children who are diagnosed with AS, we understand how essential is it that families of children diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and related disorders, educators who teach children with AS, professionals working with individuals diagnosed with AS, and individuals with AS who are seeking support, have access to information.
Founded in 1949, the Mental Health Foundation is a leading UK charity that provides information, carries out research, campaigns and works to improve services for anyone affected by mental health problems, whatever their age and wherever they live.
NCCAM is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) researchers, and disseminating authoritative information to the public and professionals
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.
The only UK charity exclusively dedicated to research into interventions in autism. We carry out high quality, independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions. Our goal is the improvement of quality of life and outlook for the individuals affected and those around them.
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.