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Understanding Executive Function

February 6, 2024
Want to understand Executive function? Executive function (EF) is a term used to describe a set of cognitive skills that are crucial for managing and […]

Working a Seasonal Job at Playland and the PNE Fair

February 29, 2024
“For thirteen years, I’ve been working at Playland & PNE. As an Autistic worker, I’m sharing with you my experience working there.”

Accessing Housing with Jeremy Tolmie

March 3, 2023
I was adopted. So, it wasn’t until my biological grandmother reached out to my parents and told them that it might be good to see a psychologist because of our family medical history. In 1999, my parents and I reached out to the Autism Society of BC in Nanaimo.

8 Essential Gifts to Get Autistic People this Holiday Season 

May 18, 2023
No matter which holidays you celebrate around year-end, if you have a gift to give to an autistic person in your life, these are great options to consider. 

10 Ways to Better Support Autistic Employees

June 20, 2023
We asked our autistic content creator Aly Laube to share some advice on how managers can better support autistic employees.

7 Tips for Post-Secondary Success

July 25, 2023
Succeeding as an autistic student comes with challenges, but these helpful tips might make it easier to do well in post-secondary school.

Creating Inclusive Queer Spaces

June 4, 2024
This pride month, we’d like to highlight the many autistic queer people in our community and challenge pride event organizers to think about accessibility.

Meeting Sensory Needs During the Holidays

November 9, 2022
Lisa Watson is a Regional Coordinator with AutismBC and a parent of an autistic child. Jake Anthony is an adult on the autism spectrum.  Plan […]

Preparing for Halloween

May 18, 2023
Halloween, some adore the holiday, and some loathe it. If you have a child on the autism spectrum, you may either embrace the holiday or […]

Advocacy Support in BC

June 20, 2023
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 can my business be an ally?

May 18, 2023
“I am the Administrative Assistant for a new tourist attraction. Due to its popularity, the lineup can become quite long. We have received some comments […]

How do I get an emotional support dog?

October 6, 2022
“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 […]
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