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Pathways to Autism Support in BC
March 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
We have been invited to talk at the UBC Learning Circle Podcast.
We wanted to share their event page link:
We are excited to welcome AutismBC to chat about their programming and how AutismBC works as a supportive ally. Join us on March 22nd to learn about the AutismBC programming that highlights, celebrates and amplifies autistic voices in BC. Learn about how AutismBC Program pillars Support, Learning, Connection with community and different programming that will be occurring in April onwards. Come learn how to empower and be an ally to autistic individuals and their family! Registration for this event is free! This is a partnered Learning Circle with AutismBC.
We would like to reiterate that everyone is welcome to our UBCLC sessions.
Our events aim to embody a safe space for everyone of all different backgrounds to have their opinions and voices equally heard.
Symbia Barnaby is an Indigenous woman of Haida and Mi’kmaq descent living in northern British Columbia. Her traditional Haida name is Guu Gaa Jung and her spirit name is Warrior Woman. She is a single mother of 6 children (5 of which have disabilities ranging from Autism Spectrum Disorder to Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). She is trained as a Practical Nurse, a Birth/Postpartum Doula and a Reiki Level 3 Practitioner. She is also a storyteller, a filmmaker, and a Wisdom Translator.
She has consulted on, developed and run many workshops on anti-racism, disability, inclusive education, intersectionality, and health equity through an Indigenous lens. Symbia also volunteers as the Lead for the Health Advocacy Team with a national non-profit organization called Moms Against Racism Canada.
See the full event page here: