World Autism Awareness Day banner
For April 2, I decided to make a banner full of motivational quotes. This banner will not only support those on the autism spectrum who...
Autism: How to make Easter egg hunts fun
Easter is coming up. This holiday means children will get excited about Easter egg hunts. Running around looking for goodies easily makes...
Say NO to the R-word
A common, hurtful word to refer to people with disabilities or anyone a person may consider as "stupid" or "lower than them" is the...
OPINION: ABA is often an effective therapy
What is Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)? Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) has proved to be an effective therapy for people with autism.
Understanding empathy with autism
People with autism struggle with understanding empathy in the same way other people do.
OPINION: Lawyers should not use autism for future defences
Justice Anne Molloy has considered using autism for future not-criminally responsible defences. This decision happened when the 2018...
Shoelaces can be hard: Motor coordination
Some people with autism may have trouble tying shoelaces because of motor coordination issues.
Autism: How to nail a job interview
A job interview can be nerve-wracking for anyone. For people with autism, however, there may be more challenges.
What are some good eye contact strategies?
Eye contact is an important skill for human connection, yet people with autism can find using it confusing or stressful.
Autism: How to manage social media situations
Exploring social media isn’t always easy. People with autism can face additional challenges but also experience positives with social media.
Providing the missing link with ABA
HFA profiles the Clinical Director of a special school in Burlington, Ontario for kids with autism.