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Autism Aware


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Canucks Autism Network is proud to be a leader in providing autism training to the community.

Autism Aware is a CAN initiative that aims to educate and empower businesses and establishments to be more inclusive and supportive of families living with autism. The goal of the program is to provide families with opportunities for meaningful inclusion in all community activities.

We have partnered up with a number of groups to support projects and/or provide workshops to build capacity within the sector, including:

  • YVR International Airport Authority
  • Science World
  • BC Sports Hall of Fame
  • Rogers Arena
  • Sky Zone

 

Workshop topics include:

  • Autism 101 
  • Communication Tips
  • Challenges face by individuals with autism in community settings (sector specific)
  • Teaching Tools
  • Motivation and Behavior Support Strategies
  • Tips for Successful Inclusion 


For more information or to request a Canucks Autism Network Training Workshop for your group, please fill out this form HERE.

Sample resources co-develop with our community partners:

Autism-Resource-airport

YVR: The Vancouver International Airport and Canucks Autism Network have collaborated to make travelling less overwhelming for families living with autism.

www.yvr.ca/autism

 

 

 

Rogers Arena Social Story

Rogers Arena: The Vancouver Canucks and CAN have created a social storybook that will help families living with autism prepare for next upcoming visit to a Canucks Game !

www.canucks.com/socialstory

 

 

Science World Training Presentation

Science World: TELUS World of Science has been working alongside CAN to develop a social storybook that will help families living with autism navigate their next visit to Science World! 

https://www.scienceworld.ca/blog/what-it-visiting-science-centre