“Never Give Up”: commitment to inclusivity helps new hire find dream job

Justin Farano, a 22-year-old man with autism, is still revelling in the victory of finding his own dream job as an administrator at Vancity. A company that prides itself on its inclusive hiring policies, Vancity creates a welcoming and respectful workplace where peoples’ diverse abilities are celebrated and cherished.

Rock for Autism

A parent’s gift to his Au-some son benefits the greater community. Father’s Day 2018 is fast approaching, and we’d like to give a big shout out to Guy Picard, an amazing dad who is spearheading the second annual Rock for Autism festival at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody on Sunday, June the 17th.

Getting Comfortable with Conversations about Dating and Sex – It’s Real Talk!

While dating can be challenging and awkward for everyone, a recent article published on CBC brings light to the difficulties of dating for people with Asperger’s and Autism. We also talk about Real Talk, a sexual health initiative for people living with cognitive disabilities, their supporters, caregivers and staff.

Aging and Autism

A new report from the Aging and Autism Think Tank says the vast majority of research and programming geared toward autism focuses on children, leaving adults almost entirely out of the conversation. See below for the article from Global News. Click here to read the full Summary Report on Aging and Autism. Thank you to parent, Talie B, from Autism 30 for sharing resources like these from the Autism community. Originally published on Global News – https://globalnews.ca/news/4126311/aging-and-autism-think-tank-report/ Increased resources, support...