Helping the ‘High-But-Not-Too-High’ Functioning Individuals with ASD in the Workplace

This blog will focus on the least supported group of individuals with ASD. Individuals that are seen to be lower functioning (i.e., low IQ) are often placed in supported work environment while those that are very high functioning are finding work in a number of niche markets (e.g., IT). The third group, the highbut-not-too-high functioning group, in contrast, are poorly served and underrepresented in employment placements.

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Our response to COVID 19

Dear valued families and clients of Westcoast Child Development Group and Spectrum Works Consulting Group, As a result of directives from the government and health officials regarding the global health crisis, we have decided to take measures to guard the health and safety of our clients, staff, and clinicians while continuing to provide support and […]

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ASD Traits We Could All Use

While many treatment protocols and supports for individuals with ASD are geared to reduce symptoms–to help them ‘fit in’ to society–it is important to note that there are many ASD symptoms that could (and should) be adopted by the larger society. Listed below are some general traits that have been associated with ASD and that we […]

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