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AutismBC Meets and Community Groups

July 8, 2020
AutismBC Meets  We believe in the power of community to uplift each other Everyone needs a place where they feel safe to open up and […]

Autism Dad Dale Allen Berg

June 16, 2020
Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down.     I think most special needs parents can relate […]

It’s Okay to be Selfish Sometimes

May 14, 2020
Let’s talk about self-care. Hint: you’re allowed to be selfish sometimes! When people pay tribute to their moms, these are the things that they say: […]

Self-Care as an Autism Parent

May 1, 2020
It all started roughly 23 years ago when I noticed my son, then two-and-a-half years old, was gradually talking less, focusing only on his interests, […]

Autism — A Mother’s Evolving Understanding

March 31, 2020
I remember clearly the first time someone said to me,      “What about autism?”      That question provoked in me burning anger, and a […]

Books about Autistic Women and Girls

March 4, 2020
Highlights: Books by two autistic woman authors from B.C. I’m happy to highlight two memoirs by young women on the spectrum: Take it from the […]

Vicky Ryan, Girls Club Founder

March 3, 2020
Early Days Our daughter, Charlotte, was diagnosed as autistic just shy of her third birthday. Knowing hundreds of autism families now, I can see that […]

Disability Tax Credit (DTC)

February 26, 2020
Let’s talk taxes and the disability tax credit! If you have any questions regarding autism and tax, we just might have the answers. What is […]

Transitioning into Adulthood

January 30, 2020
This blog is full of resources to help with funding changes associated with transitioning into adulthood. There are also more acronyms so we’ve included a glossary as […]

Navigation and Lived Experiences for Autistic Young Adults

January 22, 2020
There are three service providers in BC that you can reach out to. We spoke with their representatives and learned about what they do to […]

Stella and N

January 6, 2020
N was diagnosed with autism at 3 ½ years old. He started with severe speech delay, rigid behaviours, tantrums, and an inability to learn in […]
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