Autism is not caused by a lack of love, and it is not cured by punishment. Parents need support to manage difficult behaviours with structure and consistency.
Mental Health & Wellness Team (MHWT)
This month, we happily welcomed Juliane Hydamaka, Mental Health Counsellor, to our Mental Health and Wellness Team. Our PERMA self-care group for parents began this month and is off to a great start. We offered another ASD Information Session to our members this month – it was wonderful to have autistic adults join the session and to hear about their experiences of being on the spectrum. We are continuing to connect with new clients who were recently referred to the Mental Health and Wellness Team for mental health support, advocacy support and help with navigating funding options. Our PEERS social skills group begins this month and we are very excited to meet all of the group participants.
– Olivia, Manager of the Mental Health & Wellness Team
(seen below) Juliane, our new Mental Health Counsellor