Category: News and Media

A Comic on understanding AS

A comic that was found on the net by one of our members from this website

Wednesday August 1st, 2012 in News and Media | No Comments »

Link to Mental Health Resource Guide 2012

Here is a link to the Mental Health Resource Guide, 2012 for Winnipeg.

Thursday July 26th, 2012 in News and Media | No Comments »

Research Report from Child and Adolescent Skills Group

Asperger Manitoba Inc. supported two spark* groups that were held in conjunction Dr. Janine Montgomery at the University of Manitoba Department of Psychology and Dr. Heather MacKenzie, Wired Fox Publications.  From this research the Doctors presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), May 17-19, 2012.  The research is promising and we looking forward [...]

Tuesday May 29th, 2012 in News and Media, Research | No Comments »

Inspiring Autistic Youth to be Chamber Keynote

From the Morden Times – May 8, 2012   By Lorne Stelmach   The Morden Chamber of Commerce will again hand out its annual business awards this fall, but it is also rebranding the event into a charitable endeavour.   The annual awards gala will honour local businesses in the areas of innovation, marketing, customer [...]

Monday May 14th, 2012 in Events, News and Media | No Comments »

How Girls and Boys Differ when it comes to Autism

Please find this article on from April 4, 2012 on how boys and girls differ when it comes to autism by Dr. Peter Szatmari

Thursday April 12th, 2012 in News and Media | No Comments »

Learning with Asperger’s: A Parents Perspective

Please see this article published in Education Week Magazine on the differences in learning with Asperger Syndrome.

Monday April 9th, 2012 in News and Media | No Comments »

Province of Manitoba Proclamation of Autism Awareness Day April 2, 2012

Three stakeholder organizations that work with individuals and families with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger Manitoba Inc., Autism Society of Manitoba and Manitoba Families for the Effective Treatment of Autism) requested the proclamation of World Autism Awareness Day, as celebrated by the United Nations.   Minister Nancy Allen for the Province of Manitoba declared: “We recognize [...]

Monday April 2nd, 2012 in News and Media | No Comments »

Ryan Smoluk, Artist Honoured for Advocacy Work

Please see this news story, from CBC news on March 2, 2012, regarding Ryan Smoluk.  Smoluk is an artist from Winnipeg, who has Asperger Syndrome and is being honoured by the UN for his advocacy work and art.

Navigating Love and Autism – A New York Times Article

Please find this article that was published the New York Times about navigating a relationship between two individuals with Asperger Syndrome.

Friday February 24th, 2012 in News and Media | 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 »