Autism in Context with Dr. Peter Vermeulun

On March 28, 2022, The Centre of Excellence for Autism at the Lester B. Pearson School Board is hosting an interactive webinar with Dr. Peter Vermeulen on Autism in Context. Please see the flyer for more details about the full day webinar open to professionals, educators and families.
Dr. Peter Vermeulen, MSc, PhD. started his career in the field of autism in 1987, working for the Vlaamse Vereniging Autisme (Flemish Autism Society) as diagnostician and home trainer for families with autistic children. He later become the director of the home training center and started gradually to share his experiences via presentations and books. Peter has written more than 15 books, some of them translated into more than 10 languages. His book “Autism as context blindness” won several prices in the US. In 2019 Peter received the Passwerk Lifetime Achievement Award for his more than 30 years contribution to the autism community in Belgium.

Click here to see the flyer for more information about the full day event.

Spots are limited! Click here to register.

To watch the video from Dr. Peter Vermeulun, click on the video below



Our team is comprised of professionals with a variety of specializations. Designated as a Centre of Excellence within the province, our mandate is to assist schools in the implementation of best practices for the inclusion of students with ASD and serve as a resource to the other English school boards in Quebec. Our team provides assistance to students and families and works to support educational personnel in developing their capacity to meet a wide range of needs in the classroom. We do this through direct intervention, coaching, professional development, and the sharing of materials.

As you explore the site, you will meet the professionals who make up our team and learn about of some of our initiatives. You will also find links to other sources of information about autism spectrum disorders that may be of interest.

Cindy Finn
Director General


To learn more about the COE-ASD, please watch this video: