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  • November
    28

    Challenging Behaviour Series: Escape Behaviour

    By: SAAAC

    As published on masalamommas In the autism field, when we refer to “behaviours,” we refer to actions and skills. It is important to understand that behaviours are a form of communication. They have a function, and each behaviour, no matter how mild or extreme, are always trying to tell us something. The purpose of our Read More…

  • November
    27

    Sequence Media Announces New Fundraising Initiative: saaACTIVE

    By: SAAAC

    saaACTIVE is a series of fundraising initiatives looking to support autism services while engaging communities in a more active lifestyle. Toronto, ON – Sequence Media will be launching  saaACTIVE – a series of fundraising initiatives that not only helps raise autism awareness, but also creates a more active community. “Most of our community events require us to Read More…

  • October
    28

    BUMP.SET.SPIKE – SAAAC Volleyball Tournament a SUCCESS!

    By: SAAAC

    Early Sunday mornings are usually associated with sleeping in, getting some much needed rest after a long week of work. But on Sunday, October 19 over 16 teams (112 participants) came together at Beach Blast, the premeire indoor/outdoor volleyball facility, to participate in SAAAC’s first ever volleyball tournament.  Beginning at 9:00 am, 16 teams competed Read More…

  • October
    8

    SAAAC featured on CBC’s Metro Morning

    By: SAAAC

    SAAAC was featured on a segment on CBC’s Metro Morning. Gowri Kobikrishna, a mother of a 17-year-old son with autism and passionate SAAAC parent, along with SAAAC Director, Dr. Jonathan Bertram, spoke about the isolation South Asian families feel with their loved ones are diagnosed with autism. Take a listen to this great interview: listen now Also, read the Read More…

  • September
    11

    Yes we can! SAAAC’S TEAM Employment Assistance Program

    By: SAAAC

    According to Stats Canada, 43.1% of adults with special needs are unemployed in Canada. A Health report from United States points out that individuals with ASD are 50% more likely to be unemployed than their peers with other special needs. These discouraging stats were the primary motivation for SAAAC to create TEAM (Teaching to Employ Adolescent Minds) Read More…

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