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Embrace Autism

November 1, 2022
Dr. Engelbrecht’s assessment will help you gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of yourself or affirm who you have always known yourself to be. Autistic […]

Preparing for Adult Assessment

September 9, 2022
Autism assessments for adults are not as structured as those for children. The issue with this is that there is not a standard process for adults in BC. Here are somethings to know while preparing for adult assessment.

Preparing For Your Child’s Private Autism Assessment

September 9, 2022
Heading into an assessment can be an overwhelming experience for both caregivers and individuals on the spectrum. You may have waited a long time for the assessment and want to be as thorough as possible.

ASD Diagnosis for Adults

January 6, 2022
Currently, in BC, there are no publicly funded systems for adults that are specifically designed to diagnose autism. So finding an appropriate pathway to support can be challenging.

Next Steps After Your Child’s Autism Diagnosis

October 13, 2021
We’ve been there. Having been parents new to diagnosis ourselves at one time, we gathered some resources, directions, and tips that our former selves would […]

Waiting for Assessment

October 5, 2021
*This blog is written for parents and caregivers looking for autism assessment information for their child under age 18. For information and resources regarding adult […]

My friend seems autistic, what do I do?

September 23, 2021
An unusual question, but I know someone who I think is autistic and undiagnosed, they are 62. They struggle with managing emotions, low self-esteem, holding […]

Autism Assessment in BC

January 27, 2021
Autism Assessment in BC In BC, there are publicly funded autism assessments available. They are done through the BC Autism Assessment Network, but a referral […]

Dr. Grace Iarocci

August 17, 2020
About Dr. Grace Iarocci  Dr. Grace Iarocci has worked in autism research since 1992, and in 2000 joined Simon Fraser University where she founded the Autism and […]

What is Autism?

July 11, 2020
What is Autism? Having autism (formally called Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD) means that a person’s brain processes information, including information about their environment, in […]
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