Category: Resources

Resources for Children with ADHD

  1. CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) Description: CHADD is a national non-profit organization providing support, advocacy, and education for individuals with ADHD and their families. They offer resources, webinars, and local support groups. Website:
  2. ADHD Foundation (International) Description: The ADHD Foundation is an international organization that provides resources, information, and support for individuals with ADHD and their families. They focus on early intervention, education, and promoting understanding of ADHD. Website:
  3. Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC) Description: CADDAC is a national organization that raises awareness and provides resources about ADHD in Canada. They offer webinars, workshops, and toolkits for parents, educators, and healthcare professionals. Website:
  4. Alberta Health Services (AHS) ADHD Clinic (Local) Description: The ADHD Clinic is part of Alberta Health Services and provides diagnostic assessments and treatment recommendations for children and adolescents with ADHD. They also offer parent education and support groups. Website:
  5. Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta – Calgary Chapter (Local) Description: The LDAA – Calgary Chapter provides support and resources for individuals with learning disabilities, including ADHD. They offer workshops, support groups, and advocacy services. Website:
  6. Calgary Counselling Centre (Local) Description: Calgary Counselling Centre is a non-profit organization offering counselling services for individuals and families dealing with ADHD and other mental health concerns. They provide evidence-based therapy and support groups. Website:
  7. CanLearn Society (Local) Description: The CanLearn Society is a Calgary-based organization that offers assessment, support, and resources for individuals with ADHD and learning disabilities. They provide workshops, coaching, and support groups for parents. Website:
  8. South Calgary ADHD Support Group (Local) Description: This support group in South Calgary is designed for parents of children with ADHD. It offers a space for parents to share experiences, ask questions, and learn from one another. Facebook Group:

Resources for Children with Autism

  1. Autism Society of Alberta (ASA): The ASA is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information, resources, and support to individuals with autism and their families across Alberta. They offer various programs and services, including family support groups and workshops. Website:
  2. Autism Calgary: Autism Calgary offers support, resources, and advocacy for individuals with autism and their families. They provide various programs, including parent support groups, sibling support, and social clubs for individuals with autism. Website:
  3. The Sinneave Family Foundation: The Sinneave Family Foundation supports the transition to adulthood for individuals with autism. They offer various resources, including the Ability Hub, which provides information, programs, and services to assist with the transition. Website:
  4. Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton: This organization provides a range of services for children with autism and their families, including early intervention programs, educational support, respite services, and family resources. Website:
  5. Autism Edmonton: This organization supports individuals with autism and their families by providing information, resources, and programs. They offer various services, including support groups, workshops, and social programs. Website:
  6. Autism Aspergers Friendship Society of Calgary (AAFS): AAFS offers support and friendship opportunities for individuals with autism and Asperger’s Syndrome through social, recreational, and self-development activities. Website:
  7. The Ability Hub: The Ability Hub provides support, resources, and services for adolescents and adults with autism in Alberta. They focus on skill development, employment support, and community participation. Website:

These are just a few of the many resources available for children with autism and their families in Alberta. Make sure to reach out to your local FSCD office or healthcare provider for more information and resources tailored to your specific needs.