1994 INTERNATIONAL AUTISM FOUNDATION   

Service and Support for People with Autism  

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IAF Programs and Activities


All IAF-funded projects offer free programs and activities through its Canadian Special Education Missions Autism Training ( CSEMAT ).
CSEMAT offers year-round training module for children and Adults with Autism.


LIFE SKILLS. This is an activity-based training module designed for learners of all functioning levels. Life Skills provide theoretical framework followed by practicum in real time or actual community situation. The aim of this training is for clients to transfer semi-independent and independent skills in a variety of community and home settings. The training includes socialization, health and nutrition, recreation opportunities, physical fitness and personal grooming. Additional training focuses on development of skills and talents.


TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD. Offered year-round, this type of training provides practical teaching to teens and adults with Autism. This is an activity-based training module designed for learners of all functioning levels. Clients in the transtion to adulthood learn theoretical skills carried over to various community and home settings. The training includes socialization, health and nutrition, recreation opportunities, physical fitness and personal grooming. Additional training focuses on development of talents and pre-vocational skills training.


Practicum for College / University Students Pursuing Degrees in Community Service Careers
Practicum scholarships to undergraduate/ Bachelors degree students in Education, Social Work, Psychology, Kinesiology or Community Service wishing to obtain credited practicum hours.


Behavior Management and Supports.

As some clients evolve into adulthood and old age, observable decrease in major behaviors become apparent. Behavior management and supports continue despite decrease in clients' behaviors. Behavioral management support is a program offered to parents of clients with high challenging behaviors.

Autism and Old Age

This is a program designed for clients approaching later part of their adulthood. Preparation and planning for when the clients approach old age are offered, along with health and safety supports and services.


International Autism Foundation is a society registered in Canada. It is a society in good standing with the Federal and Provincial government of British Columbia.
International Autism Foundation is the registered name of IAF. It is a member-funded foundation. It does not seek donations from private or public contributors at this time.
Any organization with the same name is not affiliated with us.

Autism Science

This is a learner centered studies where clients are encouraged to engage in scientific process of observing, classifying, measuring, communicating and predicting results. This program uses easy-to-understand activities with the aim of managing major behaviors and encouraging positive socialization.  Simple tasks such as gardening , cooking, house hold tasks encompass the 6 major scientific process. The subjects are taught in chunks as clients familiarize themselves with most activities taught in the science program.