Winnipeg: From Obstacles to Opportunities: An Inside View on Opening Doors Empowering Students with ASD’s to Succeed!

A Special 1-Day Workshop Presented by Stephen Shore Ed.D. Winnipeg, Manitoba – Friday, May 11th 2012 University of Manitoba – Manitoba Room (Rm 210-214) Early Bird Registration Ends April 11th 2012! Register today to ensure your seat. Click here to register as a parent – 99 $79 Click here to register ..Continue Reading

Stories From the Heart: Mommy, Am I a Real Boy Now?

The following is a collection of quotes from Alyxander, our Autistic 9 year old has said to me throughout our many years of therapy and doctor’s visits. Many times, it was these thoughts which sustained us through the difficult road his disability has taken us on. “Do you remember when ..Continue Reading

Stories From the Heart: A Lesson Learned

On March 19, 1985, a beautiful, bouncing baby boy named Matthew was born.  On January 26, 1987, he was diagnosed with Autism and our family’s life was changed forever. Matthew looked like the three B’s of babies with autism … big, blonde and blue-eyed!  At least that’s what many looked ..Continue Reading

Social Skills Success – Teacher, Professional & Parent Training Workshop in Vancouver, BC

A Social Skills Training Workshop for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presented by Jed Baker, Ph.D. – All Kids Can Succeed: Handling Challenging Behaviours and Reaching Social Skills – Vancouver, BC – Thursday, April 19th, 2012 – Norman Rothstein Theatre – 950 West 41st Ave (at Oak Street) Early Bird ..Continue Reading

Stories From the Heart: Eye Contact

I’d give anything for a glance in my direction.  I ache for it.  All my other children will look into my eyes when I speak to them, but he won’t.  It’s not by choice; he just can’t do it.  Although he isn’t blind, a neurological condition does make it difficult, ..Continue Reading

Successful Outcomes for Students with Autism & Related Disorders

Announcing a Special 1-Day Workshop with Diane Twachtman-Cullen on Successful Outcomes for Students with Autism & Related Disorders which is coming to Calgary, Alberta on April 13th 2011! Register Today for SUPER Early Bird Rates – End January 31st 2012 Full details: http://www.autismcalgary.org Achieving Successful Outcomes for Students with Autism and Related Disorders: A ..Continue Reading

Stories From the Heart: I’m Still Your Michael

My son was born with dark brown hair and deep blue eyes with eyes lashes that women spend hundreds of dollars trying to duplicate. He was the perfect baby. He was gorgeous and rarely cried. However, as he grew older, I began to realize that something wasn’t quite right. He ..Continue Reading