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Autism Q & A

Exploring the Medical & Social Models of Disability

January 25, 2024
At AutismBC, it’s important to us that we create safe, welcoming spaces for members of the autistic community to take part in brave conversations on […]

Neuroaffirming mental healthcare for autistic clients

December 5, 2023
Neuroaffirming care can be helpful for autistic adults, but few counselors and therapists are providing it in BC. Rae Morris discusses.

What is a Psych-ed? 

October 4, 2023
What is a Psych-ed?  A psychological-educational assessment (often called “psych-ed”) is a formal assessment designed to identify a student’s learning strengths and support needs. A […]

Online Learning, Alternative Learning and Homeschool 

September 1, 2023
School Options in BC  Public School  In-person (IP) schools, often referred to as “brick & mortar”, public schools are your local school(s) open to all students. […]

What is Autism?

March 20, 2023
What is Autism? Autism is a lifelong neurodevelopmental difference that impacts all aspects of a person’s life. It is characterized by differences in social communication […]

Reasons Autism Self-diagnosis is Valid

November 3, 2022
Many people believe autism diagnoses aren’t valid unless they’re supported by a doctor. However, self-diagnosis can be valid too. Here are some reasons to support self-diagnosis.

Preparing for Adult Assessment

September 9, 2022
Autism assessments for adults are not as structured as those for children. The issue with this is that there is not a standard process for adults in BC. Here are somethings to know while preparing for adult assessment.

Preparing For Your Child’s Private Autism Assessment

September 9, 2022
Heading into an assessment can be an overwhelming experience for both caregivers and individuals on the spectrum. You may have waited a long time for the assessment and want to be as thorough as possible.

What is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)?

June 16, 2022
Chelsea Jelic is a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist from POPARD (Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders). She will talk about what a Speech-Language Pathologist does, and how they can help support your child, your loved one or yourself.

Respite Basics

May 3, 2022
What is respite, where do you find respite, and how do you pay for respite? Definition of Respite: “A period of temporary delay”  “An interval […]

What is Occupational Therapy (OT)?

March 1, 2022
Lisa: Hi everyone. Welcome to AutismBC Talks about Occupational Therapy today with Jen Taubensee of Breaking Trail OT. We’re lucky to have her today to […]

RDSP Tips and Resources

February 12, 2022
Lisa shares her tips and lessons learned over the years as a parent and Regional Coordinator at AutismBC!
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