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.
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 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
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