5 Tips For Increased Independence In Kids

Meet the Farano’s. Jen and Craig have been together for over 25 years and talk about the approach they have taken to parenting two exceptional young men, Justin and Jairus, who both have autism. They share their top five parenting tips for increasing independence in children. Discover a trick or two that could change the trajectory of your life.

Aegis West Brings The Community Together

Over the month of May, communities around the Lower Mainland donated their gently used clothing and other goods for a clothing drive, organized by our Aegis West day program. This socially responsible gesture encouraged all to give back to families in need, while decluttering their closets and clearing some shelf space as well!

Rock for Autism

A parent’s gift to his Au-some son benefits the greater community. Father’s Day 2018 is fast approaching, and we’d like to give a big shout out to Guy Picard, an amazing dad who is spearheading the second annual Rock for Autism festival at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody on Sunday, June the 17th.

Celebrating Caregivers – Alisa’s Story

This week we shine the spotlight on one of our amazing Shared Living caregivers, Alisa, who shares her life with two women, each of whom has very different cultural and religious backgrounds. Alisa fosters a home filled with love, acceptance, happiness, and mutual respect for others. Alisa and the two women she cares for enjoy celebrating the cultural diversity that surrounds them and have developed a very strong bond.

Behaviour consultants use family and child-centered approach to facilitate inclusion

With several factors impacting and influencing a child’s challenging behaviours, our Clinical Director of Laurel Behaviour Support Services shares how Laurel supports the family in addressing their child’s needs.