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  • October
    11

    Kirishan’s Musical Journey—A Brother’s perspective

    By: SAAAC

    Written by: Myuran Thananjeyan As a five-year-old child, my desire for a younger sibling increased by the passing day. I remember praying every single morning that year just so that this would happen. After a year, lo and behold! My prayers were answered in the form of my thambi, Kirishan Thananjeyan, who was born on Read More…

  • October
    2

    Job Posting: Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst

    By: SAAAC

    The SAAAC Autism Centre is seeking an experienced Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst to provide clinical leadership in the delivery of in-centre, evidence-based behavioural interventions to children, youth, and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. A Bit About Us The SAAAC Autism Centre is a registered charity based in Toronto. The centre was founded in 2008 with Read More…

  • September
    8

    You’re Hired! Leading Eye Care Clinic Hires SAAAC Student

    By: SAAAC

    Joshua Like many young men with autism, Joshua found himself not having much to do after graduating highschool. Many parents liken these years to “falling off a cliff” because their kids age out of the children’s system and have little support afterwards. We first met Joshua when he registered for our Adult Day Program, which Read More…

  • September
    3

    SAAAC’s 2nd Annual Walk-A-Thon

    By: SAAAC

    It’s been a rain-heavy summer in Toronto, but on August 20, the weather co-operated with SAAAC for the organization’s 2nd annual Walk-A-Thon. The warm, sunny day saw over 200 community members take part in the 3 km walk, raising $30,000 for the autism centre. “It was an incredible event,” said Geetha Moorthy, Executive Director of SAAAC. Read More…

  • August
    14

    Resource Recommendation: The Parents Guide to Autism

    By: SAAAC

    Do you know someone with autism? As a parent of a child on the autism spectrum, you may be unsure of what to do next. In The Parents Guide to Autism, author Anne Carol Sharples addresses important questions and concerns parents have and uses real life examples to demonstrate them. She teaches you ways to Read More…

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