Autism BC Burnaby Community Group: Transition from the Front Lines – Navigation and Lived Experiences

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Friday, January 31
9:45 am - 12:15 pm

Studio
303 – 3701 East Hastings St
Burnaby

  • Autism BC
  • 604-434-0880 ext. 104
  • shui@autismbc.ca
  • Free

In this workshop, we will have a panel presentation on different organizations’ role in helping young people move towards adulthood from all the speakers, plus some of their own experiences, followed by Q & A. 

Speakers:

Julian Wilson and Meaghen Taylor-Reid: Navigators, Services to Adults with Developmental Disabilities (STADD) under Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)

Monique Nelson: Director of Community Engagement, posAbiliites (Monique is also a parent of a teenaged son on the spectrum)

Rachel Goddyn: Family Services Consultant, Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) (Rachel is also a parent of a neuro-diverse adult child)

Joette Heuft from Square Peg Society will briefly introduce her group for adults.

There will be a Facebook Live session (go to AutismBC Facebook page)  from 10am for those cannot attend in person.

Coffee/tea and refreshments will be provided.

RSVP to Stella shui@autismbc.ca ASAP, before Jan 24.  Space is limited.

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