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  • November
    10

    4 Ways Children with Autism Can Benefit from Sports and Fitness

    By: SAAAC

    Childhood obesity is on the rise among all children. But children on the autism spectrum have an especially high risk of becoming overweight and obese. In fact, 33 percent of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder are overweight while 17 percent are obese. Of course, one of the best ways to combat obesity is through physical Read More…

  • November
    5

    Srinivas and Jessica Judes Collaborate on Song for Autism Awareness

    By: SAAAC

    Full press release can be found HERE Multi-award winning singer and composer Srinivas and the standout talent on Airtel Super Singer, Jessica Judes, have collaborated on a brand new song that promotes autism awareness and encourages communities to help individuals with autism achieve their potential. Titled “Vanna Vennila” (Colourful Moon), the touching song was  recorded Read More…

  • October
    23

    Everyone Deserves to Play: Sports and Fitness for Children with Autism

    By: SAAAC

    On Sunday, November 15, 24 teams will participate in SAAAC’s 2nd annual Spike-4-SAAAC Volleyball  tournament. The event is a charity fundraiser to help SAAAC develop a multi-sport program supported by RBC Learn to Play Project. The program looks to encourage children (ages 6-12) living with autism develop movement and social skills  while being exposed to Read More…

  • October
    14

    How to Prepare Your Child for an Autism Service Dog

    By: SAAAC

    Getting an autism service dog is an exciting time for a family with a child on the autism spectrum. Often, parents can’t wait for their child to be able to take advantage of the many benefits that these service dogs can bring. But adding a service dog to the family is a big step. In Read More…

  • September
    29

    Project Inform is looking for Research Assistants!

    By: SAAAC

    Project InForm, supported by Ninety9Thirty Creative Consulting,  SAAAC, and Tamil Health Association (THA), is a health promotion and research endeavor that aims to encourage  basic understanding of autism in the South Asian community and promotes early screening, diagnosis, intervention and de-stigmatizing disability. The Position We are currently seeking energetic and passionate research assistants (RAs) who have Read More…

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