Here is an upbeat interview with federal M.P. Mike Lake, his 17 year son Jaden who has autism and his delightful daughter Jenae who speaks to some of the sibling issues that are rarely highlighted on the media: http://theagenda.tvo.org/blog/agenda-blogs/amazing-lakes.
The University of Calgary is conducting a national study looking at vocational opportunities, or the lack of opportunities, for adults with autism across Canada. They are seeking participants in B.C. including:
- Adults with autism, who may or may not be employed currently
- Parents/family members of adults with autism
- Service providers / job coaches / job placement services