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Workshop: Sensory Processing in Everyday Life: Concepts, Evidence and Practical Solutions

In this two-day evidence-informed workshop presented by Dr. Winifred (Winnie) Dunn, participants will explore assessment, intervention approaches and current evidence about sensory processing. During the first day, participants will explore the newly released Sensory Profile 2, including the standardization, validity … Continue reading

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Update: USC/WPS Sensory Integration Certification Program

The University of Southern California (USC) and the Western Psychological Services (WPS) have decided to bring their Sensory Integration Certification Program to a close. Please go to their website for full details as to the future of training, certification, advanced sensory integration courses … Continue reading

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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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