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.
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
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
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