EMPOWERING families with autism – for life

Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton is an organization of excellence in the area of support services for children with autism and other developmental disorders.  We have dedicated, dynamic and qualified professionals providing family centred programming.  Through specialized services, the children and families in our organization experience high levels of success and continue to meet and exceed their goals. Families are welcome to contact us about receiving services.

WHAT’s NEW

11th Annual Autism Conference

Join Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton on January 24th & 25th, 2019 at the River Cree Resort and Casino. The conference will showcase a number of guest speakers including New York Times best-selling author Steve Silberman, Dr. Pamela Wolfberg, Ken Robertson, Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, and more! Click here to register!

 

Steve Silberman is the author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity. Silberman is an award-winning science writer, and his TED talk, “The Forgotten History of Autism,” has been viewed more than a million times and translated into 25 languages.

In his book and his keynote presentations, Silberman shares little-known stories of the researchers and psychiatrists who pioneered the first autism diagnoses while also providing long-sought solutions to the autism puzzle.

 

 

 

Pamela Wolfberg, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Special Education at San Francisco State University where she coordinates Autism Spectrum Studies and serves on faculty for the Joint Doctoral program with the University of California, Berkeley.

As originator of the Integrated Play Groups (IPG) model and a human rights advocate, she leads research, training and global outreach to advance social inclusion in play and cultural experiences that allow for meaningful interaction and creative expression.

 

 

 

To view the conference schedule and speaker sessions click here

 

Save the date! Annual Family Christmas Party

We are excited to announce our Annual Family Christmas Party on December 15th!

Join us for Sensory friendly photos with Santa, Christmas crafts, movies, and treats.

Please RSVP to info@childrensautism.ca

 

 

Join our Team

We’re growing and looking for dedicated people to join our team. Click here to review our current job postings.

Project EPIC – Encouraging Physical Activity in Children

EPIC is a program designed to provide both segregated and inclusive opportunities for children and youth to engage in physical activity, socialization, and recreation.

EPIC is inclusive of a variety of activities that are designed to meet the child where they are at in terms of their ability to engage. This helps provides children and youth diagnosed with autism with an increased opportunity to participate in physical activity and peer interaction according to their abilities and preferences.

To view the EPIC Program click here

chILD CARE PROGRAM

The Childcare Program is provided to children
between 19 months and 5 years of age who have
been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The Childcare Program is currently offered at The Maier Centre.

Please click here  for more information!

parent education workshops and groups

Please click here to view the fall brochure for more information about the upcoming workshops.

Newsletter

Click here to review our latest newsletter on recent autism research, upcoming events, workshops and more.

 

Learn More About Our Local Services

Children’s Autism Services is Edmonton’s leader in family centred autism treatment. Families are a vital part of the collaborative process. Respecting, strengthening, educating, and supporting families are all important components of programming.

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Make a Donation and Help Us Build Hope

Families deserve the best. Help us provide critical support and services to families. Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton has proven itself to be a responsible steward of community funds. Every dollar you give results in additional funding for programs and supports for the kids. We deliver results.

Your donation will be matched! If you donate through ATB cares, they will match 15% of your donation.

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