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What are some common Therapies for Autistic Children?

January 8, 2024
It’s important to educate yourself on the different types of therapies for autistic children and youth available so that you can make the best decision […]

Neuroaffirming mental healthcare for autistic clients

December 5, 2023
Neuroaffirming care can be helpful for autistic adults, but few counselors and therapists are providing it in BC. Rae Morris discusses.

10 questions for autistic adults to ask a doctor or therapist

September 21, 2023
Asking your healthcare provider the right questions is the first step to ensuring they can provide you with neuroaffirming care. For autistic adults, access challenges, communication differences, and research gaps all make a difference and need to be acknowledged. 

What is Floortime Therapy?

March 10, 2023
Sarah talks about floortime therapy with occupational therapists from Little Buddies Pediatric Therapy.

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

September 1, 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.

The Mental Health Literacy Guide for Autism

August 24, 2022
The Mental Health Literacy Guide for Autism is meant for Autistic adults, family members, professionals, policy-makers & leaders. The goal of the guide is to provide knowledge about the factors that can impact Autistic mental health. It highlights how context & individual experiences play roles one’s mental health, and how societal acceptance and appreciation of autism is critical for the better support and well-being of Autistic adults.

What is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)?

June 16, 2022
Chelsea Jelic is a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist from POPARD (Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders). She will talk about what a Speech-Language Pathologist does, and how they can help support your child, your loved one or yourself.

Supporting Autistic Adults with Mental Health Challenges

May 25, 2022
Jake Anthony is an AutismBC content collaborator and an advocate for people with diverse abilities.

What is Occupational Therapy (OT)?

March 1, 2022
Lisa: Hi everyone. Welcome to AutismBC Talks about Occupational Therapy today with Jen Taubensee of Breaking Trail OT. We’re lucky to have her today to […]

New to BC with an autistic child, what support can we find?

September 27, 2021
“We just moved here from New Brunswick. Our son is 6 and just received an autism diagnosis before we left. Where do we start with […]

Finding Support Services for Autism in BC

November 14, 2020
Finding Support Services  Assistive Technology British Columbia (ATBC)  “Assistive Technology BC (ATBC) provides assistive technology resources to make learning environments usable for people with disabilities […]
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