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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 »

Starting School with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Please find this article on Eureka-Wildwood Patch by Julie Brown Patton.

Sunday August 19th, 2012 in Information | No Comments »

Social Competence Strategies for Families

The Ohio Center for Autism (OCALI) has some excellent video series on developing social competencies for children and family members.   Please visit the website here.

Friday May 18th, 2012 in Information | No Comments »

Some videos on Asperger Syndrome

Please find this youtube video of an 11 year olds perspective on Asperger Syndrome as well as this video: I am greater than Asperger Sydnrome

Thursday March 1st, 2012 in Information | No Comments »

Reports on Special Education

With the release of the Office of Attorney General Report in January 2012, the Children’s Coalition, of which AMI is a member of, has written a response to the Minister of Education stating the concerns of stakeholder agencies, as well as a proposed course of action, that would involve parents and caregivers of children with [...]

Thursday March 1st, 2012 in Information | No Comments »

Response to the changes in the DSM-V

Last year, the committee working on revisions to the DSM V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition) released draft changes to the criteria used in diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The DSM is used by professionals all over the world to diagnose ASD, including Asperger’s Syndrome.   The revised criteria eliminates Asperger [...]

Monday February 13th, 2012 in Information, News and Media | No Comments »

Autism: A Puzzling Disorder

Please find this article in the Vancouver Sun regarding the increase in diagnosis of children an looks at the thousands of aging adults who were never diagnosed. Click here.

Monday February 13th, 2012 in Information, News and Media | No Comments »

Shaw TV Profile

The President of AMI, Anne Kresta`s family was featured on Shaw TV, please view the video of Asperger Syndrome in Manitoba here

Wednesday August 3rd, 2011 in Information, News and Media | No Comments »

New DVD Targets Organization and Self-Motivation Skills

Model Me Organization and Motivation It’s often difficult for children with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome to perform tasks that require so-called “executive functioning” skills. The Model Me Organization & Motivation™ video targets skills under this umbrella related to organization and self-motivation. The DVD features real children modeling the skills. Each scene lasts between 30 seconds and [...]

Tuesday January 4th, 2011 in Information, News and Media, Services | No Comments »

Asperger Manitoba Resource Centre Unveiled

For Immediate Release! Asperger Manitoba Inc. (AMI) proudly announces the launch of Phase 1 of The Asperger Manitoba Resource Centre (AMRC). Part of a three phase plan, the AMRC will develop and deliver accessible, appropriate supports for both children and adults with Asperger Syndrome (AS) in Manitoba as well as their parents and caregivers. With [...]

Tuesday April 27th, 2010 in Information, News and Media, Services | Comments Off