Wednesday, July 5 - Wednesday, August 16
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Pacific Autism Family Centre
3688 Cessna Dr
Provincial Program for Autism and Related Disorders
Cost: no cost
Facilitated by Georgina Robinson, Ph.D. and Lynn Savoie, M.A., this group will provide an introduction to Mindfulness practices. Designed to fit the learning needs of young adults with ASD, a structured group approach will be used to allow participants to sample various mindfulness activities. This is a beginner course and no previous experience in mindfulness is required, however, participants must be comfortable working in a group. No cost.
Purposes of this group are to:
- Learn new ways to respond to thoughts and feelings
- Learn practices that may help reduce stress and improve move
- Increase attention span and focus.
Mandatory Intake and Intro Sessions:
4:30-6:00 pm, Wednesday, July 5 OR
4:30-6:00 pm, Monday, July 10
Followed by Group sessions::
Wednesdays, 4:30-6:00 pm, July 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16
Pre-registration for intake is required.
Attendance is mandatory at an initial intake session on July 5 or July 10.