Are you a Manitoba resident, over the age of 21, diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, with an interest in computers?
Level IT Up, Inc. promotes and supports the mutual benefits of connecting skilled consultants with autism spectrum disorder to Manitoba’s tech sector/ICT businesses. Our Lego Mindstorm events allow us to know you and you get to know us.
Join us for our Lego Hangout with Lego® Mindstorm® EV3!
March 30, 2019 – 2—5 PM
April 27, 2019 – 2—5 PM
Register today – limit of 6 participants.
MythYou can tell someone has ASD just by looking at them.
FactASD is not characterized by differences in physical appearance. You may notice differences in how a person with ASD moves, dresses, or behaves that reflect challenges with gross and fine motor coordination, sensory sensitivity to clothing, and lack of eye contact, but in general, you cannot identify ...read more
MythThose with ASD don’t have the same feelings as others.
FactAlthough individuals with ASD are often very good at analytical problem solving and express, as well as experience, their emotions differently, it is not the case that they lack emotions altogether. In fact, a very large proportion of individuals with ASD (about half, although estimates vary) suffer ...read more
MythI have nothing in common with those with ASD.
FactYou may be surprised when you get to know someone with ASD how much in common you do have. Likes and dislikes related to movies, books, food, weather, etc. may all be shared. You may also share an interest in a specific hockey team, style of music, game or hobby. What might surprise you is the depth ...read more