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CO-OP: What you need to know!

Register by Friday, August 21st for early bird rates Strategies for Success: Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) – October 2-3 and December 4, 2015 in Moncton, New Brunswick Equip yourself with the Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance … Continue reading

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Feds invest $2 million into Autism Spectrum Disorder working group

The federal government’s plan to create a Canadian Autism Partnership will see $2 million invested in an 11-member working group tasked with consulting residents across the country. The Autism Spectrum Disorder working group will consist of a broad range of … Continue reading

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My Son With Autism Got a Party Invite We Could Finally Accept

C’mon, y’all know these don’t often go together as much as we want them to. Autism and birthday parties — kinda like nuts and gum. We parents of the “specials” know only too well the hurts our kids feel when … Continue reading

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Citizenship ceremony ‘breathtaking’

When I walked into the ceremony, I didn’t know it was going to be so, not only breathtaking but it’s like rejuvenating,” Al Baghdadi said. He felt very overwhelmed with emotions now that his entire family is Canadian. “My mom … Continue reading

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Global News – Teenagers within the autism spectrum teaching production skills

MONTREAL — It’s not rare to see teachers inspiring their students to become teachers themselves. For Spectrum Productions‘ former students, following in their teachers’ footsteps has a deeper meaning. “It’s really cool,” said Anthony Campoli, a student turned teacher after attending … Continue reading

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Cineplex Cinema’s Sensory Friendly Screening

Cineplex Entertainment in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada is delighted to present Sensory Friendly Screenings. This program provides a sensory friendly environment for individuals with autism spectrum disorder or anyone for whom the environment is suitable and their families to … Continue reading

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Let’s meet again in the fall!

Tonight (June 18 2015) we had our last Sensory Processing Network teleconference before the summer break. In attendance was Julie Lapointe, Director of Professional Practice who shared with us information regarding CAOT’s partnership with Autism Speaks. We also discussed new … Continue reading

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