Autism

Resources for Families at Home with Children on the Autism Spectrum

April 2nd, World Autism Awareness Day, is a day to celebrate the strides we’ve made toward acceptance and inclusion, and recognize the diversity of people on the autism spectrum....

Transitioning to Adulthood: 3 Service Providers in BC Share Their Journey

Originally published on the Autism BC blog. Are you a young autistic adult or the parent of a young autistic adult in BC? Are you looking for support and...

Reflecting on 2019: Our Top 10 Stories

We've come to the end of 2019! Thank you for following along with us as we've shared stories from our team members and persons served. Here are our top...

Surviving the Holidays—From an Autistic Person’s Perspective

Feeling overwhelmed by the festivities? Pack yourself a little bag of self-care this holiday season! Guest blogger Margaux Wosk shares their strategies for coping with sensory overload.

Sibling Stories: The Untold Tales of Brothers and Sisters of Persons with Disabilities 

Siblings without a disability are often left out of the story, or come back into the story later in life. Their narratives tell us a lot about the human...

22-Year Old Kodi Lee Wows the World on NBC’s America’s Got Talent

Now running for over 13 seasons and produced by the world-famous talent-scouting tycoon, Simon Cowell, America’s Got Talent, repeatedly captures the hearts of many by showcasing star power beyond...

Four Moms Making a Difference

They fed us, bathed us, dressed us, cheered us on every step of the way, and played a role in shaping the person we are today. Everyone’s relationship with...

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month with a Leap Forward Moment: Meet Johnathan!

This story was originally published in the April issue of the Laurel Okanagan Imagine Newsletter. Johnathan is pursuing a fearless and fulfilled life, with Autism being one of his...

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month with Laurel Metro Vancouver: Meet Minette, Gian, and Gio!

Minette Julian has lived in Vancouver since 2005. For many years, she lived apart from her two sons who lived in the Philippines with their grandparents where they had...

Honouring Autism Awareness Month in Our Communities

This week’s guest contributor is Christine, an educator, an advocate, and a mom who has made a positive impact in the northwestern community of Prince Rupert. She inspired organizations...

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month With Laurel Okanagan: Meet Raeya!

This #AutismAwarenessMonth we're celebrating the great work Laurel does with individuals like Raeya! Raeya underwent a large life transition caused by a big move into a new home and...

The Laurel Team Announces their Official Okanagan Newsletter!

Laurel Behaviour Support Services (LBSS) proudly introduced their brand new “Imagine” newsletter this past September. Containing news you can use from the passionate Okanagan team – Becky, Brandon, Alysha,...

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