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Weekly Youth and Adult Program

Age

Youth, Young Adult

Regions

Interior BC, Lower Mainland

Seasons

Fall, Winter, Spring

The Weekly Youth and Adult program offers the opportunity for youth and young adults with autism to get together and have a good time in a safe and supportive environment. This program is intended to provide fun activities where participants are encouraged to get to know each other and build peer relationships.

Program Structure

  • Each session of the program consists of 1.5 hours, once per week, for multiple weeks.
  • Sessions for this program takes place three times during the year; Fall (mid-October to late November), Winter (late January to early March), and Spring (mid-April to late May).
  • The activities will vary each week. Indoor activities may include board games, snack preparation, video games, and dance parties.
  • Up to 10 participants will be enrolled in each session, and supported by a program leader, support workers, and volunteers.

Supports Provided

At Canucks Autism Network, we recognize that each individual with autism is unique. All individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome in our programs.

We strive to meet the unique needs of each program participant through conversation and collaboration. Please do not hesitate to contact our Youth & Adult Program Coordinator at [email protected] with any questions.

Program Criteria

  • Participants must meet session’s age requirements as of the day of the program
  • Have an autism diagnosis, and an active CAN membership
  • Individuals across the autism spectrum are welcome
  • Commitment to attend session on a weekly basis (See Attendance Policy)

Spring Registration is Closed

Please check canucksautism.ca/health for the most-up-to-date information regarding CAN programming.

Interested in Online Resources & Activities At Home? Check out our Virtual Team Meetings, Story Time Series, and more!