Autism Society NWT
5204 54th Street
Yellowknife, NT X1A 1W8

867.446.0985

president@nwtautismsociety.org

January 19, 2018

“In 2017, we got a great deal of media coverage of autism. The Power Rangers movie featured a character on the spectrum, and TV shows like Netflix’s Atypical and ABC’s The Good Doctor also premiered in the fall. But one arguable problem with these shows and movie was t...

December 17, 2015

Some autistic adults have spent much of their lives with the wrong diagnosis, consigned to psychiatric institutions or drugged for disorders they never had. Read full article here...

December 8, 2015

Click here to download the A.S.K. Wandering Toolkit

TESTIMONIAL

As a longstanding health professional - and brother and uncle of individuals with autism - I recognize the unique concerns of individuals living with autism spectrum disorder, caring for someone on the spect...

October 22, 2015

Sesame Street fans are being introduced to a new character named Julia; she has orange hair, green eyes, and autism.

It’s part of Sesame Street’s See Amazing in All Children initiative, which aims to break down barriers and reduce the stigma surrounding the incre...

October 22, 2015

I’m 25 years old, a law graduate and Cypriot-Sri Lankan. I grew up in Cyprus but for the last eight years, I’ve been living in the UK. I’m the daughter of strong, supportive parents and sister to the greatest guy, Christos.

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January 13, 2015

Following the launch of the Look at Me app in Korea, Samsung Canada is now donating 200 tablets in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada as part of a pilot initiative called The Look at Me Project. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S will be preloaded with the Look at Me app and...

November 18, 2014

What if what looks like coldness to the outside world is a response to being overwhelmed by emotion?

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October 29, 2014

Initiative to increase employer capacity and demand for people with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities.

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