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  • February
    10

    A Not So Silent Night: SAAAC’s 2nd Annual Christmas Celebration Review

    By: saaac-master

    December 11, 2011 saw the celebration of SAAAC’s 2nd Annual Christmas Party. It has been a yearly tradition at SAAAC to bring together the families we serve, volunteers, and generous community members to celebrate the holidays as a community. “It’s a function I look forward to the most” says Executive Director Geetha Moorthy. “It’s a very intimate Read More…

  • February
    9

    Continued Growth: Prestigious Grant Awarded to SAAAC

    By: saaac-master

    The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), originally conceived as the Trillium Foundation in the early 1980s, was formed with the purpose of funding community initiatives in mind. Initially founded to support the social service sector through grants, the OTF has expanded to include support for arts, culture, sports, recreation and the environment, over the past twenty Read More…

  • February
    8

    A Call to Action: Re-Launching SAAAC’s LAMP Program

    By: saaac-master

    From the moment parents hear the word “Autism”, they are thrown into a world of darkness.  As one mother described it, “You say goodbye to all the hopes and dreams that you ever had for your child and you enter a new world to fend for yourselves by yourself.  It’s that darkness that we as Read More…

  • February
    7

    It’s Only Natural: Discussing Sexuality and Autism

    By: saaac-master

    When one is not deemed as a typical developing child, the larger society realizes these individuals have ‘special needs.’ However, they also, inadvertently, forget that such special needs individuals may also have some of the same needs as typical developing individuals. Sexuality, the recognition of sexual matters, and the need for sexual expression are prominent Read More…

  • February
    6

    Bhar-a-thon: Move, Shake, Communicate

    By: saaac-master

    Parents busting moves, guys moving their hips to the sonorous sounds of belly dancing music, children screwing in light bulbs in step with Bhangra—Bhar-a-thon gave shakers of all types and movers of all stripes a chance to dance their hearts out in solidarity with families impacted by ASD in the GTA. Bhar-a-thon was conceived as a Read More…

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