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A sampling of non-medication therapies and supports available locally in communities across Canada to assist with the challenges faced by people living with ASD/ADHD and related conditions.  Resources such as these enable many neuro-divergent people to thrive with reduced doses of medication - or in some cases, none at all.  Every situation is unique, so always talk to your healthcare provider before making any changes to your medications.

Scroll down to find resources available in your city/geographic area.

 

Winnipeg Resources

St Amant     204-256-4301   https://stamant.ca

Comprehensive not-for-profit resource providing support to Manitobans with developmental disabilities and autism.

Programs and Services include:  

  • Early intervention and respite services

  • Large residence for complex care

  • More than 100 community sites and homes

  • River Road Child Care Centre

  • Home and School consults/ support for children with autism

 

Inspire Community Outreach  204-996-1547  https://inspirecommunityoutreach.ca

Non-profit agency supporting families, children and youth with all types of differences, including behavioural challenges, ADHD, anxiety, and Autism.

Services Include:

  • Advocacy, education and programming support for families with children to age 21.

  • Stabilization support  for families with children age 3-29, who are in high levels of distress and whose needs are not currently being met through existing social services and mental health systems.   

Family Advocacy Network (FAN) 

families.caregivers@gmail.com

Network of family members and caregivers of people, both children and adults, with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Membership is free and province wide.

Provides opportunities for families to get together with, learn from and encourage and support other families. Formed to advocate for positive changes in supports and services.

Activities Include:

  • Resource and information sharing

  • Peer support and community connections

  • Advocacy/Lobbying government

  • Community meetings to identity family’s needs and concerns.

 

 

Neurodiversity Manitoba  httpo//neurodiversitymb.ca   Jillian@neurodiversityMb.Ca

Services on sliding scale based on household incomes.

Services Include:

  • Provides individual consulting by phone call or video chat

  • Coaching and advocacy to public health and educational resources for neuro-diverse children.

Connecting Through Horses -Sagehill Stables  1-800-217-4184

Non-profit organization using horses that have been demonstrated to improve physical, mental or spiritual wellness for at-risk populations, inclusiving persons with disabilities and mental health disorders.

Programs Include:

  • Speech and language pathology

  • Equine assisted life skill program


Transformative Music Therapy  204-764-0314  https://transformativemusictherapy.com

Offers trauma-informed music therapy services for individuals, families and organizations in Winnipeg and rural Manitoba.  

  • Partners with organizations to offer free services to their participants

  • Offers sliding scale pricing options to our private clients

  • Offers select services for free throughout the year

  • Actively seeks out grants to help fund private sessions.


Prelude Music  204-800-1332  info@preludemusic.ca

Music therapists specialized in working with children and adolescents with various diagnoses.

Goals of Therapy may Include:

  • Improved executive function

  • Improved social skills

  • Improved communication

  • Improved motor skills

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This resource information is provided to assist in making informed decisions about your care or that of your loved one.  Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement of a given resource, program or  treatment approach by SOAR. While the information provided in this list has been compiled with all due care and is considered accurate at the date of publication, SOAR cannot guarantee that the information is free from error or omission.  Changes in circumstances after the date of publication may impact the accuracy of the information.

Winnipeg Resource List
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