Services, information, and resources that help individuals and families in Saskatchewan recognize symptoms of autism and deal with autism spectrum disorders. Asperger Syndrome in Saskatchewan. Helpful resources tools and links for those with Asperger Syndrome or “Asperger’s” (now known as Autism Spectrum. Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder that makes it very hard to interact with other people. Your child may find it hard to make friends because he or.

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Asperger Syndrome

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Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders ASDs show delays in communication and social interaction and display unusual patterns of behaviours, activities and interests. ASDs usually appear during the first three years of life. Although we have not discovered the true causes of ASDs, scientists have synrdome a genetic basis.

This suggests it may run in families, but there is still a lot to learn about other possible causes. This will give parents the flexibility aspergrs freedom to choose from a range of therapeutic interventions saskatchewsn supports that will most benefit their child. Only children under six years of age who have been diagnosed with ASD are eligible for funding. Out-of-province diagnoses will need to be synrdome and confirmed by a Saskatchewan Health Authority ASD diagnostic team.



If you do not see your preferred private service provider listed in the registry, or if you are a private service provider who would like to be listed, contact autismregistry health.

Private service providers can also submit an application to be listed in the registry. Access the Registry of Autism Service Providers. The private service providers listed on the aspregers operate as private businesses and their fees may vary.

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Download the Alternative Funding list to learn about other funding that is available for services not eligible under the Individualized Funding Program. A variety of ASD services and supports are available to individuals throughout the province.

The Ministry of Sasiatchewan provides global funding to the Saskatchewan Health Authority for the delivery of health programs and services, including services to the ASD population. The action plan builds on and joins with other services available in the community to meet the needs of the clients it services.

ASD support workers can implement specific ASD therapy plans under the supervision of an ASD consultant for children who have not yet successfully transitioned to school. We need your feedback to improve saskatchewan. Find services and information for Saskatchewan residents and visitors.

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Apply Online or download the PDF version of the application. Other forms you will require if you download the PDF application: For information related to eligible services and the service provider registry, contact the Ministry of Health at or info health. Signs to look for Early indicators include: No babbling stringing sounds together to make sentences by 12 months of age.

No gestures pointing, waving bye-bye, etc. No response to their name by 12 months aslergers age. No single words by 16 months of age. No two-word spontaneous phrases by 24 months of age. Difficulties with social interaction: May withdraw from others. May not seek attention or actively engage with other people.


May not follow or try pointing to show interest in something. May not turn to respond to their aspergwrs. Difficulties in verbal spoken and non-verbal gestures, facial expression, body language communication. This may range from no speech at all to full sentences that are odd in the way they are spoken or their meaning. May not start talking until much syncrome than their saskatcjewan. Unusual behaviours, interest and activities: May have highly specific and focused interests e. May be very rigid in routines taking the same route to school every day, playing with a toy in only one way, resisting schedule changes.

May saskatcewan repetitive actions such as hand-flapping, rocking, etc. Adults Adult autism diagnosis and assessment services include: Community-based organizations and other available information and services. Adult programming is focused on building independence and critical skills in all ares of life including: For those who do not require one-to-one summer camp support, ARC also runs a social skills summer camp for ages 13 to 18 as well as Improv classes for youth and adults in partnership with the Regina Globe Theatre.

Recreational, social, and summer programming are available to children and adolescents with autism.

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Adult residential services are available. Physicians’ referrals are required.

May also provide advocacy, case management and transition support to centre based programs. For local contact information, visit the Ministry of Education page. Saskatchewan Association for Community Living Family Network Provides opportunities for families who live with intellectual disability to connect through phone, aspergeds, newsletter, and regional and provincial gatherings.