Events

AutismBC Talks The Mental Health Literacy Guide for Autism with Jonathan Weiss

Join us as we sit down with Dr. Jonathan Weiss. The Mental Health Literacy Guide for Autism is meant for Autistic adults, family members, professionals, policy-makers & leaders. The goal of the guide is to provide knowledge about the factors that can impact Autistic mental health. It highlights how context & individual experiences play roles one’s mental health, and how societal acceptance and appreciation of autism is critical for the better support and well-being of Autistic adults. Twenty-nine Autistic adults…

 

Parents Social Group

Are you feeling isolated or burned out? Are you interested in meeting to exchange ideas & experiences? You are not alone! Join us! Topic: A New Year, & still in COVID! How to best support our kids in the year ahead

 

Representation of Autism in Film, Television & Social Media

Fiona McIntyre, Casting Associate in NYC, will lead a discussion about current practices in the casting & portrayal of autism & autistic people in film & media. Movies/TV shows you might want to check out in advance of the meeting: Little Voice Everything’s Gonna Be OK Atypical We will look at how autistic people are portrayed currently, but we also want to hear your views about the impact of existing stereotypes, if they can be changed, and how you would…

 

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