Category: Information

AMI’s response to the changes to the DSM V

Please find AMI’s response to the changes to the DSM V here.

Tuesday February 5th, 2013 in Information | No Comments »

“Vancouver designer’s inflatable vest helps autistic kids focus”

A snug vest has been created by a young entrepreneur here in Canada.  She has incorporated the desire for many autistics to feel deep pressure, such as a firm hug, or hold.  An article in the Vancouver Sun from January 20, 2013 discusses this new innovation.    

Tuesday January 22nd, 2013 in Celebrating Abilities, Information | No Comments »

Apps for Students with ASD

This wheel of apps breaks down the various apps  available to work with different domains as it pertains to ASD.  Please find the wheel of apps here.    

Tuesday January 22nd, 2013 in Information | No Comments »

Disability Tax Credit and ASD

Please find this presentation done by the Autism Calgary Association regarding the Disability Tax Credit and ASD.    

Friday January 18th, 2013 in Information | No Comments »

Person First or Identity First Language

Some people in the Autism and Disabilties community are thinking that a change in wording would better represent their feelings and help reduce stigma. We are seeking your opinion about this. Would you prefer the wording “An Aspergian/Autistic person OR A person with Asperger’s/ Autism”. For furthur information about this issue here are some links [...]

Monday January 7th, 2013 in Information | No Comments »

An Employers Guide to ASD

This is an excellent resource for employers, or anyone who works with individuals with ASD.

Wednesday November 14th, 2012 in Information | No Comments »

Article from New York Magazine

Please find this article published on October 28, 2012 from New York Magazine called “Is Everyone on the Autism Spectrum” by Benjamin Wallace.

Monday November 12th, 2012 in Information | No Comments »

Interview with Dr. Heather MacKenzie

AMI has worked with Dr. MacKenzie and Dr. Montgomery offering spark* to children in Manitoba.  Watch this video to see Dr. MacKenzie talk about spark*

Monday November 12th, 2012 in Information | No Comments »

Safety Toolkit for Children on the spectrum who may wander

Please find this safety toolkit from the National Autism Association for if you are a caregiver of someone with ASD.

Thursday October 18th, 2012 in Information | No Comments »

Caregivers of Children August Meeting

The August Caregivers of Children meeting was very well attended.  If you were unable to make it, a lot of great information was shared.  We had a presentation by Andrew Terhoch, Massage Therapist.  Many people have asked for his contact information:   Andrew Terhoch, RMT, MTAM Mindful Massage Therapy/A.D.Terhoch Massage Therapy Care for the Sensitive [...]

Friday August 31st, 2012 in Information, Services | No Comments »