Introduction to Mindfulness for Young Adults with ASD


Introduction to Mindfulness for Young Adults with ASD

facilitated by Georgina Robinson, Ph.D. and Lynn Savoie, MA

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.

Who this group is for:

Young adults, ages 17 – 28, average or above average cognitive and language abilities, able to self-regulate and interact socially. Participants are invited to bring another adult friend or family member.

Where will this take place?

Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN)
Boardroom on third floor
3688 Cessna Dr., Richmond, V7C 1C7

When will this happen?

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.
NO COST

Download the flyer by clicking here.

    Register by contacting Georgina Robinson by clicking here, or calling 604-946-3610
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