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!
Saturday, January 11, 2020 – 2 to 5 PM
Saturday, February 8, 2020 – 2 to 5 PM
Registration mandatory – limit of 6 participants per session.
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
MythChildren with ASD outgrow it as they age.
FactASD is a neurodevelopmental “disorder” – the brain circuitry develops differently and how it processes information is also different than in a neurotypical brain. While we continue to learn about neuroplasticity and how early intervention and skill training can help many with ASD overcome some ...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