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Introduction to Mindfulness for Young Adults with ASD


Posted July 5, 2017

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Date/Time
Wednesday, July 5 - Wednesday, August 16
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Location
Pacific Autism Family Centre
3688 Cessna Dr
Richmond

Event host:
Provincial Program for Autism and Related Disorders

Event contact:
604-946-3610
grobinson@autismoutreach.ca

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.

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