Center for Mindfulness
Dates: March 13th – May 15th, 2023
Day & Time: Mondays, 5pm – 6:30pm PT
Practitioners: Lorraine M. Hobbs and Dr. Georgina Robinson
Why This Program?
This 10-week, 90 min. program in self-care has been adapted specifically for parents caring for those with autism and other neurodiverse needs. It is designed to help parents/caregivers build the emotional resources in resilience and self-regulation to cope more effectively with the daily challenges and stressors and to help build associated skills in parenting.
Research and Benefits
Recent research by the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Lab at Simon Fraser University in Canada demonstrated significant improvements in the following areas for parents/caregivers:
- Awareness of stress patterns
- Improved skills in responding effectively to stressors
- Increased parent connections with their child
- Greater overall mental health
- Improved family quality of life
$360 USD for one parent (Early Bird fee $300)
$570 USD for both parents (Early-Bird fee $500)