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What Autism-Related Benefits and Taxes can I Claim?

February 1, 2024
Preparing for tax season is a great time to be sure you and your family are receiving all the autism-related benefits, credits, and financial supports […]

Online Learning, Alternative Learning and Homeschool 

September 1, 2023
School Options in BC  Public School  In-person (IP) schools, often referred to as “brick & mortar”, public schools are your local school(s) open to all students. […]

Housing Supports for Autistic Adults

January 31, 2022
Most families with autistic or neurodivergent children want their loved one to receive housing support once they become adults. Yet, housing resources are limited. What […]

Adult Autism Assessment Survey

January 24, 2022
Adult Assessment Survey     A Never-ending referral cycle In the past two years, AutismBC has seen a marked increase in the number of requests […]

Advocacy Support in BC

September 20, 2021
At AutismBC, our Resource Team is here to connect you to region specific community supports and other organizations that provide support and help meet your needs. When the AutismBC Resource Team is asked about complex needs, we provide relevant resources and then direct you onto an external advocacy and […]

How do I get an emotional support dog?

September 12, 2021
“I am interested in getting an emotional support or therapy dog but I don’t know the difference. How do I know which one is best […]

Funding & Accessibility Services You Need to Know About!

August 19, 2021
Our team has compiled a list of some of the funding & accessibility services that we think you should know about.

Education Accessibility & Advocacy

August 19, 2021
I honestly thought that we had made it through the school system relatively unscathed. Ahhh…so naïve, I was!  Enter a new school and COVID-19  We […]

What is Sensory-Friendly and what does it matter?

April 9, 2021
Christel worked in health care for more than 25 years helping children, adults and seniors with sensory sensitivity and sensory overload. Christel has sensory sensitivity […]

Mac Walsh’s self-advocacy journey

December 4, 2020
How do you like to be identified? (i.e. Autistic, an individual living with autism, person on the spectrum, etc.)  I am 19. I identify as autistic […]

Your Guide to Accessing Community Supports and Services in BC

November 27, 2020
Amanda: Creating programs and environments that are free from barriers and proactive in providing supports. Every person is included and their possible needs are considered […]

Krystian Shaw: The Kamloops Self-Advocate

November 27, 2020
Tell us about your diversability journey. Hi, My name is Krystian Shaw. I live with developmental disabilities and an anxiety disorder.     I dreamed about working […]
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