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 want or need friends
FactOne of the two characteristics used to diagnose ASD is an impairment in social communication and interactions. This is often oversimplified to mean a lack of interest in others and an inability to communicate; however, this apparent social disinterest may actually be the result of a lack of skills t ...read more
MythThose with ASD are not creative.
FactScientists found that people with the developmental condition were far more likely to come up with unique solutions to creative problems, despite having traits that can be socially crippling and make it difficult to find jobs. The co-author of the study, Dr Catherine Best from the University of Stir ...read more