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Mitchell Brager

October 6, 2022
Mitchell Brager is an autistic artist from Terrace, BC. In this article, his mom Colleen shares how his passion and skill for art has led to a career. Check out the bottom of this article for details on where you can view and purchase Mitchell’s work!

Guide to Accessing Financial Benefits as an Autistic Adult

February 11, 2022
If you’re a newly diagnosed autistic adult in BC, you may be wondering about accessing financial benefits and services that are available in the province. Jake Anthony, an autistic adult, shares information and tips to help you get started.

Housing Supports for Autistic Adults

January 31, 2022
Most families with autistic or neurodivergent children believe their loved ones will receive housing support once they become adults. Yet, housing resources are limited. A […]

Elli Sy

October 15, 2021
From Diagnosis to Now My pronouns are she, and her. I’m fine with both “person with autism” and “autistic individual” language. I think I was […]

How do I support my adult autistic friend whose mental health is on a decline?

September 30, 2021
One of my friends is an autistic adult. Their mental health has declined over the last few months as a result of increased isolation. I […]

Advocacy Support in BC

September 20, 2021
At AutismBC, our Resource Team is here to connect you to region specific community supports and other organizations that provide support and help meet your needs. When the AutismBC Resource Team is asked about complex needs, we provide relevant resources and then direct you onto an external advocacy and […]

Jake Anthony, Stereotypes, and Advocacy

August 6, 2021
Why I Identify as a Person First I choose to identify as a person first (i.e. person with autism or individual on the spectrum). My autism […]

Jenny Story, Author and Animator

July 5, 2021
My Journey to Self-Appreciation I was diagnosed as autistic at the age of three. I knew I was different from the rest of my peers […]

Band 13th Floor’s Journey on Employment and Adulting

January 26, 2021
You may remember 13th Floor from their amazing performance at the 2020 BC Autism Awards show. In between gigs and band practices, band members Adam, […]

Autistic Adulting

January 3, 2021
“At first, it feels like you have so much to learn and so little time to learn it. There is so much information out there […]

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 […]
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