“Hey Dude I Love Your Band!” – The posAbilities House Band

Contributed by: Gabriela Torres  Friday mornings at posAbilities don’t follow the routine of a typical work day. From 10:30am to 12:30pm a few team members and persons served who share an enthusiasm, passion and love for music, come together at Suna Studios to jam out. The posAbilities house band, formed when Terry Eadie, Team Manager of group homes and day programs, recognized two members on his team with musical talent. Excited by this discovery, he jumped at the opportunity to...

Podcasts and Summer Break Camps!

We had an eventful Autism Awareness Month this past April and we would like to conclude our series with our final post about some of the work Laurel Behaviour Support Services has been up to! Leilani Llacuna, our Assistant Clinical Manager, recently participated in a podcast through Autism 30 – a web-based channel designed to promote podcasts about issues and services of interest to families on the autism journey. Leilani talks about Laurel’s services, approach, trainings and workshops, success stories,...

Triple P takes the guesswork out of parenting

When it comes to raising kids and teenagers, everyone has an opinion.  There are so many ideas out there.  So how do you know what’s best and what works?  The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program takes the guesswork out of parenting.  It is one of the few parenting programs in the world with the evidence to show it works for most families.  Triple P gives parents simple tips to help manage the big and small problems of family life....

Laurel lights up new website

PosAbilities gears up for parenting programs, autism walk By Natalie Hamilton It’s an exciting fall for Laurel Behaviour Support Services (LBSS). LBSS is unveiling a new website, preparing for a series of positive parenting programs and gearing up to take part in an annual walk for autism. PosAbilities’ Jennifer Oliver discusses the latest happenings with posAbilities Today. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Hemant Kulkarni test-drives Triple-P technique at home, reaps benefits

Training program ‘a great how-to manual for any parent’ By Natalie Hamilton By providing his six-month-old with frequent, short bursts of encouragement, Hemant Kulkarni happily observed his daughter play independently in her exersaucer for a longer period of time. [click the title to read the full story ...]