Wed, July 5 - Wed, August 16
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Pacific Autism Family Centre
3688 Cessna Dr
Provincial Program for Autism and Related Disorders
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.