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!

January 26, 2019 – 2—5 PM

February 23, 2019 – 2—5 PM

North Forge Event Centre — 1-100 Research Road


Register today – limit of 6 participants.

For more information phone 204.807.7295 or email [email protected]

Register

MYTHBUSTERS

  • Myth

    Those with ASD don’t have the same feelings as others.

    Fact

    Although 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
  • Myth

    You can tell someone has ASD just by looking at them.

    Fact

    ASD 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
  • Myth

    Those with ASD must have a strict routine and cannot adapt to change.

    Fact

    Repetitive 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