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The Autistic Person’s Guide to Receiving Gifts

November 30, 2023
The expectation to react in a certain way to gifts can be very stressful to autistic people and even causes some to prefer not to receive gifts at all. Here are five tips for how to receive gifts while autistic.

8 Essential Gifts to Get Autistic People this Holiday Season 

December 14, 2022
No matter which holidays you celebrate around year-end, if you have a gift to give to an autistic person in your life, these are great options to consider. 

10 Tips for Hosting Sensory-Friendly Holiday Gatherings

December 6, 2022
Here are some tips for keeping the occasion as sensory-friendly as possible, whether you’ve hosted autistic folks before or not.

The Blue Pumpkin Debate: What you need to know

October 25, 2022
Teal pumpkins started getting popular in 2014 when nonprofit Food Allergy Research & Education launched a campaign to help kids with food allergies enjoy Halloween […]

Meeting Sensory Needs During the Holidays

December 16, 2021
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 […]

Preparing for Halloween

October 21, 2021
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 […]

Your Guide to Accessing Community Supports and Services in BC

November 27, 2020
Amanda: Creating programs and environments that are free from barriers and proactive in providing supports. Every person is included and their possible needs are considered […]
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