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.
Bridging the Silos: Autistics and Menopause is a research partnership between autistic advocates and academics studying experiences of menopause by autistic people in Canada and the UK. To be eligible for Phase 1 of their study, you must live in Canada or the UK, be autistic, AND have gone through the menopause OR think you are going through it now.
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.
We are a team of students motivated by personal struggles–and the struggles of those we know–to navigate the healthcare system and find appropriate resources for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), especially within families such as immigrants who are hindered by limited English language literacy. Our goal is to make this process as easy as possible for such families, and to help them take advantage of the several programs that are available to them.
Neurodiverse psychologist Iain Dolan specializes in assessing adults. This service is only available for adults who are in Alberta, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, or the Yukon.
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.