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Relevant Social Learning for Students on the Autism Spectrum: Social, Technical and Professional

New Information Available! Toronto Program Offerings Starting Feb 2018

Your favourite skills development programs are back for the Winter! Join us from February 3rd to April 21st to accomplish your creative and technical goals. Read more about the popular SpecOps and Creative Production programs helping youth on the autism spectrum master their skills in digital art, games, music and video production.

SpecOps is an enhanced program using the most popular professional game design and development tools. (The code SPEC T0118 is a code we use for internal course planning, it helps us stay organized). Work independently and together to make a game prototype using 2D/3D art tools, programming and sound engineering software depending on your personal interests. Explore the video game industry in a low-anxiety learning environment while creating portfolio pieces that can be used to apply to postsecondary programs or creative jobs. This program is for people interested in attending postsecondary school and is open to current college students interested in improving their skills.

  • Ages 16 – 30
  • $1450.00
  • 12 Weeks, Saturdays: February 3rd to April 21st
  • 10am to 3pm

What software will we practice?

  • Unreal Engine 4, 3DS Max, ZBrush and Substance. Other software may include RPG Maker, Game Maker, Maya (Animation), and other sound software at the facilitator’s’ and teams discretion.
Learn more about what to expect including payment, environment and weather cancellation procedures for SpecOps at Every1Games by reading the full SpecOps Information Package, or sign up for this course online by clicking the link below

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Creative Production is an introduction program and workspace. (The code CREA T0118 is a code we use for internal course planning, it helps us stay organized). Make a video, practice digital art or compose electronic music alongside facilitators, mentors on the spectrum, and industry guests. Participants become familiar with the fundamental tools and practices to design and develop digital objects, art, animations and videos. This program is great for beginners and for people who want to practice using the software in a low-anxiety learning environment. No experience necessary.

  • Ages 12 – 25
  • $1250.00
  • 12 Weeks, Saturdays: February 3rd to April 21st
  • 10am to 3pm

What software will we practice?

  • Adobe CS; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Flash Animation and sound software at the facilitators discretion depending on student project goals and interests.
Learn more about what to expect including payment, environment and weather cancellation procedures for Creative Production at Every1Gamees by reading the full Creative Production Information Package, or sign up for this course by clicking the link below

Sign Up For Creative production Now

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Save Your Spot in Toronto Summer Programs

Subsidies are available!

We are offering up to 4 weeks of creative skills development programs for autistic and neurodivergent youth in Toronto and Niagara. For information about programs based in Niagara contact us.

Don’t spend summer days alone playing games. Come to Every1Games and add to your skills set instead! Our programs are ideal for students with disabilities interested in practicing digital media design or computer science. Get serious about a future in games or join us just for fun in the low-anxiety, judgement free, neurodiverse community.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore different types of production tools in a low anxiety environment to develop social, technical and professional skills. These programs are great for beginners and for people who want to practice using the software without the pressure of grades.

Join us at George Brown College School of Design to become familiar with the fundamental tools and practices to design and develop digital media, gaming environments, music and videos. (Content will vary based on participant interests). Work with autistic advocates, mentors, and experienced digital media artists and game designers.

If you are new to Every1Games our summer programs are a great place to start becoming familiar with who we are and how we can work together to help you meet your goals. If you are a current student in art or media design, join us to strengthen your portfolio and gain experience.

Contact us! 
Subsidies, discounts and payment plans are also available for participants.  For more information please contact Program Manager Cameron Cubitt at (289) 990-9057 or at cameron@every1games.ca.

Week 1: Intro to Digital Media (GAME TS0116)
July 18, 2016 – July 22, 2016 (Monday to Friday)
Cost $450 (before discounts and subsidies)
Participants will learn about different programs that will allow them to design their own gaming art. Some of the programs will include Adobe Suite, 3DS Max and Animation.

Week 2: Panorama and Portfolio (GAME TS0216)
July 25, 2016 – July 29, 2016 (Monday to Friday)
Cost $450 (before discounts and subsidies)
Participants will be learning how to convert their gaming ideas into a portfolio or game demo over the course of the week. This program is intended to inform participants about what is needed when applying for a job with a gaming studio.

Week 3: Industry and Streaming in Digital Media (GAME TS0316)
August 2 – August 5, 2016 (Tuesday to Friday)
Cost $400 (before discounts and subsidies)
Participants will learn the tools and business of recording and streaming of video game media and will have the opportunity to interact with local game studios.

Week 4: Studio Environment (GAME TS0416)
August 8, 2016 – August 12, 2016 (Monday to Friday)
Cost $450 (before discounts and subsidies)
Participants will design a game as a group using Unity while learning about project management, compromising and planning and meeting the required deadlines for
the project. Groups that started their project in Week 3 will continue their from where they left off.

Classrooms will be supported with a 1:3 staff to student ratio. Programs will start at 10AM and conclude at 4PM. All four weeks will take place at the George Brown College St. James Campus which is located at 341 King Street East in Toronto, Ontario.

Registered participants will receive further details about the classroom closer to the start of all four programs.

Discounts and Subsidies

Autism Ontario Members receive $100 discount!

If you have an autism diagnosis and are between the age of 12 and 18, the Potential Programme provides a subsidy to help you pay for this opportunity! Over 18? No worries, thanks to Autism Ontario Toronto Chapter you may also be eligible for a subsidy that will be discounted on your invoice.

Create your Every1Games profile and contact us. We are here to help. Please note there is no proof of diagnosis required to participate in Every1Games programs.

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