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Supporting our Community at Home

Additional Resources

We have compiled resources from our community to help our members navigate this difficult time.

COVID-19 Resources

I CAN Stay At Home
The CAN Training Team has created an activity storybook specifically for COVID-19! Print it or read it on your screen.

What Is Coronavirus?
A social narrative for kids and youth with autism.
From Little Puddins: The Autism Educator

FACE COVID
A helpful tool for coping and self-care for anyone looking to cope during uncertain times.
From UNC Frank Porter Child Development Centre via ACT-Autism Community Training.

 

Blog

Our youth and adult participants have been sharing their experiences with social distancing:

Keara: My experience coping during COVID-19
“I’m stuck between wanting to be social and wanting to remain in self-isolation.”

12 things to do at home with Ryan Wu
“Stay strong. You got this!”

Keeping it fresh and healthy
Keara shares a recipe she has perfected while staying home during COVID-19.

FREE Online Autism Training

Looking for something to stay sharp while on the couch? CAN offers three 1-hour eLearning Modules for you to learn more about supporting individuals with autism in your community.

Autism Training For First Responders
Learn strategies for supporting individuals with autism in emergency situations.
Developed in partnership with the CAN First Responder Advisory Committee.

Autism Training For Rec Providers
Calling all swim coaches, community centre staff, camp counselors and more! Learn to include individuals with autism in your activities.
Developed in partnership with BCRPA.

Supporting Positive Behaviour
For anyone working with groups of kids in sports settings. Learn to coach all abilities!
Developed in partnership with Canadian Tire Jumpstart and Respect Group.
*Use code JSCAN-A2B3C4D to access for FREE.

At-Home Activities from Program Partners

We pride ourselves on building capacity through community partnerships across BC and Canada! See how our program partners are helping us stay active:

Canucks For Kids Fund | Colouring, Puzzles & Mazes
Download and print out over 10 activities to keep Canucks fans occupied at home!

JaysCare | Unstoppable Kids Challenges
Weekly physical activity, creativity and kindness challenges. Kids ages 4-18 can win Jays Care prize packs!

Power To Be | #ItMatters
Digital & self-guided activities for all ages to stay connected with nature while social distancing.

Tennis BC | 60 Minutes Kids Club
Sign your family up for this FREE 30-day challenge and your chance to win tennis prize packs from HEAD!

BC Athletics | Run Jump Throw Wheel – Home Edition
Track & field inspired activities modified for home! New set of exercises published every Monday.

BC Golf | Home To Fairway Program
Calling all golfers! Drills adapted form BC Golf’s Playground 2 Fairways program for home.

Kat Thorsen | Learn To Make a Sock Monkey
This local artist has led countless workshops with CAN youth & adults! Great for anyone crafty at home.