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 one of our Lego Hangouts with Lego® Mindstorm® EV3!
September 12, 2019 – 6 to 9 PM
September 15, 2019 – 1 to 4 PM
Register today – limit of 6 participants per session.
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
MythThose with ASD must have a strict routine and cannot adapt to change.
FactRepetitive behaviour may include arm or hand-flapping, finger-flicking, rocking, jumping, spinning or twirling, head-banging and complex body movements. You may also see the repetitive use of an object, such as flicking a rubber band or twirling a piece of string, or repetitive activities involving ...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