Response to Vancouver Sun article “Autistic people march for and against walk for autism in Richmond” by our director

Below is the response of our executive director in response to the article in the link below: https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/autistic-people-march-for-and-against-walk-for-autism-in-richmond   I will attempt to articulate my views, and the direction of Square Peg Society, while I am at the helm. Change over time is good, and inevitable, and hopefully will be guided by listening to our Read more about Response to Vancouver Sun article “Autistic people march for and against walk for autism in Richmond” by our director[…]

Meeting Summary: Post-Secondary Programs & Supports

Meeting Summary: Post-Secondary Programs & Supports Burnaby Public Library, McGill branch     Please note that many post-secondary institutions offer information meetings in February & April For students who wish to enroll in September. Check their websites for upcoming info sessions!   Post-Secondary Programs & Supports: A Summary of Two Meetings, January 10 & February Read more about Meeting Summary: Post-Secondary Programs & Supports[…]

Reflections on Independent ASD and Parent Meeting

Thursday November 29, 2018,Reflections on Our Meeting   A small, but passionate & articulate group of parents gathered to talk about our ASD adult children, their issues and lives, and our lives with them, as we try to guide them to independence.  Based upon our 5 key issues:  Post-secondary education, Employment, Housing,Life & Social Skills, Read more about Reflections on Independent ASD and Parent Meeting[…]

Bias in Disability- “How Others See You”

    Meeting Thursday, June 21, 2018 Bias in Disability- “How Others See You” Speakers: Dr. Grace Iarocci & Nicki Scheerer       Dr. Grace Iarocci and Dr. Nikki Scheerer  presented to us their recent research on bias in disability. They are looking at how unconscious and first impressions fairly or unfairly, contribute to Read more about Bias in Disability- “How Others See You”[…]