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  • February
    28

    Obituary of Kapilram (Kapi) Rajalingam

    By: SAAAC

    Funeral Home:          Chapel Ridge Funeral Home          8911 Woodbine Ave, Markham, ON L3R 5G1 Viewing: Sunday,  March 1, 2015 from 5.00pm to 9.00pm Monday, March 2, 2015 from 11am to 12.00pm Ceremony:       Monday, March 2, 2015 @ 12pm to 2.30pm   Cremation:     Monday, March 2, 2015 Read More…

  • December
    18

    Christmas at SAAAC!

    By: SAAAC

    Every year SAAAC celebrates its annual Christmas party with all our children, families, volunteers, and staff members. Each year is a special celebration, but this year was extra special as we unveiled our new gym! Months ago, SAAAC parents came together to renovate our warehouse space, so students could have a place to have physical Read More…

  • December
    17

    A Special Christmas Gift from SAAAC Parents

    By: SAAAC

    For three years, SAAAC has wanted a large space to have physical activity programs for our students. We did have a large warehouse space at our centre, but due to high retrofitting and renovation costs, this space was largely unoccupied. But a few months ago, SAAAC parents came together and decided to renovate this space Read More…

  • December
    3

    You’ve Given the Gift of Employment this Holiday Season!

    By: SAAAC

    Finding employment is never easy for individuals with autism. According to Stats Canada, 43.1% of adults with special needs are unemployed. 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. This holiday season, SAAAC created an initiative to Read More…

  • 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…

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