Autism

Disability Entrepreneurship: Margaux Wosk & Retrophiliac Art

In honor of Disability Employment Month, artist Margaux Wosk shares their experience with us as an autistic small business owner.

Disabled bloggers, podcasters, and influencers to follow

Contributed by Alyssa Chan, Communications and Event Planning Intern Are you hoping to learn more about the disability experience from individuals with lived experience, but don’t know where to...

Queer and Disabled Artists and Activists to Know

This Pride Month, we wanted to shed light on some queer disabled folks sharing their stories and experiences with the world, and others who left a lasting impact on...

Meet The New Interns: Alex and Alyssa!

Let’s give a warm welcome to our new students! The Community Engagement team is happy to welcome Alex and Alyssa, our two new co-op students from SFU. Over the...

Local animator with autism and her mother share their Story through writing

Contributed by Jenny Story My name is Jenny Story and I am a high-functioning autistic young woman. At 3 years old I was diagnosed with low-functioning autism and my...

Upcoming Events for Job Seekers and Self-Advocates

The new year has just begun, and there is already so much to look forward to! Check out some of the events coming up in January and February for...

Resources for Families at Home with Children on the Autism Spectrum

April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day, is a day to celebrate the strides we’ve made toward acceptance and inclusion, and recognize the diversity of people on the autism spectrum....

Transitioning to Adulthood: 3 Service Providers in BC Share Their Journey

Originally published on the Autism BC blog. Are you a young autistic adult or the parent of a young autistic adult in BC? Are you looking for support and...

Reflecting on 2019: Our Top 10 Stories

We've come to the end of 2019! Thank you for following along with us as we've shared stories from our team members and persons served. Here are our top...

Surviving the Holidays—From an Autistic Person’s Perspective

Feeling overwhelmed by the festivities? Pack yourself a little bag of self-care this holiday season! Guest blogger Margaux Wosk shares their strategies for coping with sensory overload.

Sibling Stories: The Untold Tales of Brothers and Sisters of Persons with Disabilities 

Siblings without a disability are often left out of the story, or come back into the story later in life. Their narratives tell us a lot about the human...

22-Year Old Kodi Lee Wows the World on NBC’s America’s Got Talent

Now running for over 13 seasons and produced by the world-famous talent-scouting tycoon, Simon Cowell, America’s Got Talent, repeatedly captures the hearts of many by showcasing star power beyond...

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