Are you a Canadian University Graduate with Asperger’s or ASD?

We would like to better understand your experiences & perspectives related to factors that contributed to your university and employment outcomes.

  • What worked well?
  • What could have worked better?
  • What recommendations do you have that might optimize university and employment outcomes for persons with ASD?

Research is being undertaken as part of York University Ph.D. in Education.

If interested, contact Jayne Greene-Black, jayne_greene-black@edu.yorku.ca.

OR

Start by taking a survey at:

http://fluidsurveys.com/s/ASDsuccess/

It was a great turnout  at the Social Club's Halloween party last Thursday. 

There are always such great costumes to be seen at the event. Thanks to everyone who came out!

Read more: We had a Happy Halloween at The Social Club!

We cannot believe that this week will mark the halfway point for our Transition to Life course in Durham! 

It has been great to get to know the participants over the past few weeks. Last week we had a visit from Alana and had a wonderful time doing some social improv activities.

Keep up the excellent work participants!

Read more: Transition to Life Durham is Almost Half Way Through!

Thank you to our Combo Program participants for joining in on this new program! 

We had lots of fun putting together the art pieces, doing Improv and learning new recipes with you. Thanks again to everyone who was involved.

Read more: Art, Drama and Cooking Combo Program was a Success!

Last month, members of The Social Club took a trip to the Elmvale Zoo and we got to take some great shots!

Read more: The Social Club Takes a Trip to the Elmvale Zoo

The Challenges of Living With An ASD

Matthew Lemay

Living with any form of Autism Spectrum Disorder is not always an easy thing. Like with anything medical, you have good days and bad days. Over time, you learn to manage it, and deal with your most pressing symptoms, but your ASD will always be something you just have to live with.

I myself live with Asperger’s Syndrome and have been doing so officially for over a year. The past year since my diagnosis has been perhaps one of the best of my life. I feel lighter and happier than I have in a long time, I’ve met so many amazing people that I never would have met had I not been diagnosed, and I’ve discovered so much about myself and what I am capable of.

Read more: The Spectrum Perspective-The Challenges of Living with an ASD