autism

Sensory Storytime

Did you read Inclusive sensory storytime program builds literacy skills through books and hands-on play in the Vancouver Sun? This Raise-a-Reader article describes a storytime at the Vancouver Public Library that is designed for children who aren’t comfortable in a large group setting, including children with autism. In a small group setting, children enjoy stories,… Read more

Autism Awareness

April 2nd was World Autism Awareness Day. In a speech on April 1st to the United Nations, Steve Silberman talked about what it means to honour neurodiversity. Inclusion does not mean simply inviting people with disabilities into our workplaces, classrooms and communities as a compassionate gesture. It’s about ensuring that every member of our society… Read more