all brains are beautiful: a look at neurodiversity and autism
Our introductory workshop created in 2017 by Autistics United Vancouver in collaboration with SFU Autistics United. "All Brains are Beautiful" discusses the concepts of neurodiversity, autistic/disabled identity, culture, and pride, as well as practical tips for allying and community care. Currently, we are collaborating with Douglas College and Simon Fraser University to produce a filmed version of the workshop.
10 things autistic people wish you knew
Originally developed as a professional development workshop for the Manitoba Department of Families in 2017, "10 Things Autistic People Wish You Knew" addresses some common misunderstandings about autism as well as best practices for working with autistic people in a clinical environment.
you don't have to have neurotypical sex: autism, sex, and relationships
This workshop is about how autism interacts with sexuality, and includes topics such as communication, sensory processing, and barriers to a healthy sexual and/or romantic life for autistic people. Presented first at the University of Winnipeg, this workshop was also conducted the academic conference Congress in 2018 in Regina.
Request a Workshop
If you would like to request a workshop for your organization, please contact us for more information including our sliding scale rates. We adapt our workshops to fit your organization's needs! In your request, please include:
a brief description of what your organization does
the length of the desired workshop
the location and its accessibility
the general topic(s) of the workshop (e.g. introduction to neurodiversity, myths and misunderstandings, relationships and sex, tips and advice for a particular workplace environment, allying and community care, or a suggestion of your own)
For ongoing or one-time consultation, we also offer individualized services to help you improve accessibility and inclusion of autistic people in your organization. Please contact us to discuss what that can look like for your organization!