What is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)?
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.
Autism-Friendly Summer Camps and Programs
Summer can be the highlight of a child’s year, but it can also be full of adjustments. We have compiled a list of Autism-Friendly Summer Camps, Day Programs, Online Events, and more to help you and your family plan! This list will be growing as we discover additional programs, so feel free to check back regularly. Do you know of a Summer Camp or program that we should have included on this list? Let us know.
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 […]
Vancouver Island Autism Resources
The following list is a guide to Vancouver Island Autism Resources. We have divided this blog into sections so you can use the ones that best suit your current needs, or you can reach out to Sarah directly at Staylor@autismbc.ca
RDSP Tips and Resources
Lisa shares her tips and lessons learned over the years as a parent and Regional Coordinator at AutismBC!
Housing Supports for Autistic Adults
Most families with autistic or neurodivergent children want their loved one to receive housing support once they become adults. Yet, housing resources are limited. What […]
Interior BC Autism Resources
The following list is a guide to Interior Autism resources. We have it divided into sections so you can use the ones that best suit your current needs, or you can reach out to Lisa directly at email@example.com
What is Recreational Respite? Recreation Respite is an organization that supports individuals across Canada with disabilities and mental health challenges. We provide various services and […]
Meeting Sensory Needs During the Holidays
Lisa Watson is a Regional Coordinator with AutismBC and a parent of an autistic child. Jake Anthony is an adult on the autism spectrum. Plan […]
AutismBC rejects MCFD’s information sessions and survey for community members
AutismBC rejects these information sessions as a form of meaningful consultation with MCFD. The sessions did not provide any new information and created even more […]
Tips for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children
Being the parent of a newly diagnosed autistic child can be overwhelming, to say the least. The road that lies ahead is uncertain, daunting, and […]
Preparing for Halloween
Halloween, some adore the holiday, and some loathe it. If you have a child on the autism spectrum, you may either embrace the holiday or […]