Canucks Autism Network

It was recently our pleasure to speak with Jodi Simkin, Executive Director of the Canucks Autism Network (CAN).  Canucks Autism Network’s mission is to provide year round, innovative, high quality sports, recreational, social and vocational programs for individuals and families living with autism, and to build awareness and capacity through ..Continue Reading

Join Kelly Lebrock, the Woman In Red, Honorary Host, Autism Vancouver

Karen Simmons and her daughter Kimberly (pictured here) met Kelly Lebrock at a hyperbaric conference.  She’s been an inspiration ever since, and we are thrilled she has accepted our invitation to serve as honorary host at our 3rd Annual Autism Today Biomedical and Behavioral Congress in Vancouver, a.k.a., Autism Vancouver.  ..Continue Reading

Eustacia Cutler – Temple Grandin’s Mom

Eustacia Culter, Temple Grandin’s Mom, speaks at the 3rd Autism Vancouver Biennial Congress 2011

Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA – Founder and Executive Director for C.A.R.D.

Dr. Granpeesheh is a must see! She will be speaking at the 3rd Autism Vancouver Biennial Congress 2011, in Vancouver, BC April 8 – 9, 2011. Doreen Granpeesheh, PhD, BCBA is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD) and President of the ..Continue Reading

Presence: The Best Holiday Present!

I don’t know if you’re like me but the magic of the holiday season seemed to pulling a “disappearing act “ lately.  This year I haven’t been feeling the spirit. It’s a combination of things.  I lost my mother Mitzi in August; and my beloved step-dad, Bunny, last year.  It ..Continue Reading

Lost My Best Cheerleader!

You may be aware that I’ve been distracted and less responsive this fall and especially since Christmas is around the corner I want to tell you why.  It’s because I lost the best cheerleader I`ve ever had in my entire life, my mom! I found out about my mom’s passing ..Continue Reading

Call For Volunteers – “Autism Through The Lifespan” April 8-9, 2011

Call For Volunteers – “Autism Through The Lifespan” April 8-9, 2011

Call for Volunteers – Energetic people who want to help promote “Autism Through the Lifespan”, Vancouver April 8 – 9, 2011 for a FREE Registration

Great Minds, Universities, and Asperger’s

I  made many new friends recently at the November conference in Calgary. One, in particular inspired me to write this blog. Her remarkable brilliance shone like a beacon! Even as busy as it was, her drive to approach me was centered around her desire to see how she could help ..Continue Reading

Autism Today; Calgary friends in the News – Dr. Stephen Shore on PBS science series, NOVA

Watch the full episode. See more NOVA scienceNOW. Autism Today is many things to many people, but above all it is a community, characterized by a high degree of interaction, accessibility and love, shared by every one of us with one another.  Over more than a decade, we have been ..Continue Reading

Attending an Autism Conference – Going the Extra Mile

Sometimes going the extra mile, no pun intended, brings so much enrichment to so many. Those of you that were at the Keys to the Treasure Chest autism conference in Calgary last month know just what I’m talking about. Those of you that traveled “Over the River and Through the ..Continue Reading