Filmed November 2015 – edited into 6 parts; total 57 minutes
As a parent of a child who was diagnosed with ASD 8 years ago, Ms. Braich shares her experience in receiving the diagnosis and supporting her family. “There are some things I wish I had known more about before being thrown into what will be a lifelong journey and there are other things, that I am proud to say, I feel I intuitively succeeded at.”
The ACT in Punjabi page lists several South Asian and Punjabi-language resources.
About the Presenter
Sunita Braich, M.Ed. in Special Education, is a parent and and teaches in the Surrey School District.
Part 1: Introduction and After Diagnosis (7:23)
Part 2: Emotional Stages, Story and Support (9:37)
Part 3: Choosing a Consultant and Team (12:16)
Part 4: How to Be Involved with School and Teachers (6:49)
Part 5: Looking After Yourself (6:53)
Part 6: Q&A (13:50)