Yearly Archives: 2014


Okanagan Family Autism Connection on ShawTV


Many thanks to ShawTV for their recent feature on the Okanagan Family Autism Connection and the upcoming Autism Speaks Walk that’s happening this Sunday! Check out the video below and meet our Director, Deanna, and hear her heart behind this project.  

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Temporary homeschooling made fun!


It may come as a surprise to some, but although I may be totally passionate about working with kids in the school system, working with my own kids in a home school type set-up is not something that I thought I’d ever want to do. The fact is, school is very structured, and kids go […]

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Summer reading


School has been out for over a month now, and with summer being extended in BC due to the teachers strike, we are not quite half way through yet. It can be hard to adjust to having the kids under foot all day, but I also find summer to be a great time to pick […]

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A day at the fair… and social behavior mapping!


Today our family embarks on a journey, a trek that we make annually that takes a lot of mental preparation on my part, and a long nap when it’s all said and done. Today we are going to the fair. It is a jam-packed, high-energy day that inevitably ends in meltdowns or, as was the […]

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What to do this summer…


  We really loved seeing everyone who came out to our first “Meet and Greet” last night! During the presentation we shared some great ideas on what to do with your kids this summer. Have you been to any of these places with your child on the spectrum? If so, how did they do? What accommodations […]

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