Our drop-in resource centre currently offers:
Summer camp for school age children.
Used bookstore to employ young adults with ASD
A current undertaking in partnership with PETL for an Adult Employment Pilot project.
Entry point to register for the Autism Registry.
ARM is proud to offer a lending library of:
Our library will continue to grow as we do. Feel free to drop in and explore our current selection. Are you looking for information on a certain topic? Let us know and we help you find the resources you need.
All material loans are available free-of-charge for a period of 3 weeks.
Need it longer? Just give us a call, extensions are available with prior approval.
Are you an Autism Support Worker, Teacher's Assistant or a Parent who would like help making therapy materials to use with an individual with an Autism Spectrum Disorder?
We currently offer printing, laminating and binding services. Come in and take advantage of this great opportunity. Our staff will help you locate visual pictures using programs such as BoardMaker, create visual schedules, print and laminate flashcards, or anything else you might need help with.
This service is currently being offered free-of-charge. However, donations will be accepted to help replenish supplies.
Need help researching Autism Spectrum Disorders, treatment options, therapy resources?
We offer free access to our computer and high-speed internet. Also, our staff can help direct you to reliable sites to help save you time.
Whether it's dealing with a new diagnosis, looking for available local resources or just needing to talk to someone in a similar situation, we all need a little support sometimes. Please call to make an appointment to speak with our Director.
We are working hard to prepare information packages full of valuable resources and information for 3 separate groups.
These packages will include information on ASD, government and other programs such as the Disability Tax Credit, Easter Seals Disability Travel Card and Access to Entertainment program, and the upcoming Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and much more.
Hand-outs on specific ASD related topics will be available at the centre soon. Topics will include Dealing with sensory issues, Dealing with difficult behaviours, Potty training, sleep disturbances, What is Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)? etc.
Are you an Autism Professional who requires a location to meet with your clients?
ARM offers free occasional use of a private room for professionals to meet with their clients at our centre.