Inspirational Messages Delivered by Dr. Temple Grandin

Adam and Carl from posAbilities Employment Service had the pleasure of attending a luncheon with Dr. Temple Grandin, hosted by Autism BC. Grandin is an internationally acclaimed public speaker and author, who was in town to deliver a talk on ‘Developing Individuals who have Different Minds.’ She was one of the first people to publicly share her insights into autism from an insider’s perspective.

5 Tips For Increased Independence In Kids

Meet the Farano’s. Jen and Craig have been together for over 25 years and talk about the approach they have taken to parenting two exceptional young men, Justin and Jairus, who both have autism. They share their top five parenting tips for increasing independence in children. Discover a trick or two that could change the trajectory of your life.

“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.