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Autism-Friendly Summer Camps and Programs

May 7, 2024
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.

How to Strengthen Your Advocacy Skills as a Caregiver

May 31, 2023
In this guest blog, Cynthia Lockrey shares with us 6 ways to become a stronger advocate for your child on the spectrum. 

Preparing For Your Child’s Private Autism Assessment

May 10, 2024
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.

From Diagnosis to Degree: A story of a Neurodiversity-Affirming Therapist-Mom

November 2, 2022
Kerry Schroeder is a neurodiversity-affirming Registered Clinical Counsellor and parent coach based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She empowers parents of neurodivergent children with science-backed education and strengths-based strategies.

A Parent’s Experience with Police & Emergency Services

February 13, 2024
Lisa Watson is AutismBC’s Regional Coordinator for the Interior. In this blog, she shares her experience with police, emergency services, care staff, and members of the public during times when her son has eloped.

Back to School Planning

August 25, 2023
After much effort, you’ve finally settled your child into a summer routine, and now you have to start transitioning them back to school!

Supporting Your Gender Diverse Child

May 18, 2023
My Self-Discovery Journey Mac: I initially came out in 2017 as something along the lines of gay, but I also knew that I was starting […]

Sensory-Friendly Shopping Time

December 14, 2022
Did you know that many grocery and retail stores across the province have stepped up to provide “Sensory-Friendly Shopping?”  
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