CIRCA would like to thank the Ministry of Children and Family Development of British Columbia who provided funding for this project.

CIRCA would like to acknowledge and thank the following individuals for their involvement and continued support.

Thank you to the following autistic and/or neurodivergent individuals who graciously shared their experiences on camera (listed in alphabetical order)

  • Kevin Au
  • Trevor Bodnar
  • Devon Broadley
  • David Butler
  • Trevor Chang
  • Cedric Chen
  • Bill Connell
  • Carter Cooksley
  • Carson Cooksley
  • Keara Farnan
  • Lucas Gates
  • Cyndi Gerlach
  • Rebecca Grosvenor
  • Oshen Hawley
  • Nicole Jinn Barbor
  • Damon Kirsebom
  • Emma Macey
  • Morgan Miller
  • Daniel Misa
  • Kristopher Nelson
  • Henry Nguyen
  • Blake Parkinson
  • Cheyton Ranu
  • Katherine Shadwick
  • Fae Sitko
  • Lucas Taillefer
  • Kayla Tellier
  • Philip Yi


CIRCA would like to thank the family members who appeared on camera to share their stories (listed in alphabetical order).

  • Jeanette Abbey
  • Lisa Beecroft
  • Susie Jones
  • Bandan Ranu
  • Jeannie Villanueva


CIRCA would like to acknowledge the contribution of the following individuals – all of whom appear on camera throughout these modules (listed in alphabetical order).

  • Dr. Anthony Bailey – Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry |Institute of Mental Health Chair |University of British Columbia
  • Lisa Beecroft – Owner: Gabi and Jules Bakery
  • Dr. Matthew Chow – President of Doctors of BC 2021/22
  • Mike Cynoroski – Head Golf Professional: Richmond Country Club
  • Dr. Ramneek Dosanjh – President of Doctors of BC 2022/23
  • Daniel Engel – Store Manager: Meridian Farm Market
  • Carey Griffin – Produce Department Manager: Meridian Farm Market
  • Connor Levy – Employment Lawyer: Miller Titerle Law Corporation
  • Annika Lofstrand – Human Resource Professional/Partner: Leda HR
  • Brody McDearmid – Chief Financial Officer: Meridian Farm Market
  • Dr. Simon Moore – Family Physician
  • Shane Pointe – Coast Salish Elder/Knowledge Keeper
  • Corey Walker – Autistic Self-Advocate
  • Joseph Yardley – Store Manager: Meridian Farm Market


CIRCA is grateful to the Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) for graciously offering their space for advisory committee meetings, filming interviews, and taking photographs of their inclusive work environment.

CIRCA would like to thank the Sinneave Family Foundation who partnered with this project to develop, distribute and analyze the Cross-Canada Autistic Employee Workplace Survey.

CIRCA is grateful for the dedication of the Advisory Committees