Feeling a little chilly with the recent weather? Here are a few stories from the past month that are sure to warm your heart.
Alexander Carter an 8 year old on the spectrum has an amazing neighbour. Pat Dugan, Alexander's neighbour, has taken the time to build a friendship with him. Most recently, he built Alexander a shelter for when he is waiting for the school bus.
Read more about Alexander and Pat here
You may remember Maxwell Adamson from our summer editions. At the time he was working on a documentary series and we shared a few of his episodes. Maxwell is now helping with a theatre class for individuals on the spectrum. Improv for Autism at the Globe Theatre in Regina.
Read more about Adamson's rewarding experience
Two new books written for kids were in the news this month. In Manitoba, we met Angela Taylor and her book
"All Kinds of Minds"
. This book was made with and for children celebrating differences.
Sienna Manuel from the UK shared her book inspired by her brother, titled
"Suzie and Cruize"
Did you know we have resource libraries in each of our TVCC locations: Windsor, Stratford, Sarnia, Owen Sound, and London?
If you are looking for books to share with your child about autism spectrum disorder and celebrating differences check out our resource libraries. We have many books available for borrowing such as "My Friend Has Autism" by Amanda Doering Tourville and "May I Be Excused, My Brain Is Full" by Krista Preuss-Goudrealt. Our resource libraries also feature a wide variety of parent resources about ASD and strategies for teaching new skills.
If you are looking for a book or resource from our library, I would love to help. Contact me, your Parent & Community Educator, Laura DeVries at