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Launch into Life! Workshops

Helping guide the journey from adolescence to adulthood for individuals with autism or other neurological differences.

Launch into Life! Workshops provide parents, caregivers, and professionals support in creating an Individualized Transition Plan, and are an opportunity to develop goals, learn about community resources, and connect with others.

Workshop participants are provided with valuable information about the following topics:

  • Understanding and preparing for key transitions across the lifespan.
  • Managing health and mental health issues in autism and other neurological differences.
  • Navigating the change from pediatric to adult health and support care systems.
  • Finding the right social and recreational programs in the community
  • Creating a shared vision for the future.
  • Developing life and vocational skills.
  • Exploring volunteer and work opportunities.
  • Understanding housing and supportive programming options in adulthood.
  • Legal and Financial issues including guardianship and program funding.

If you would like to get started on transition planning, call 306.652.4114 ext. 4 or email mailto:garnett.f@ldas.org for more information on our Launch into Life! Workshop series.

Next Available Workshop Series Dates – Friday, May 24, 2019 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm ~ Saturday, May 25, 2019 – 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Cost – $75 per family/caregiver or professional (includes program materials, Transition Guide)
Presenter – Katelyn Lowe, Sinneave Family Foundation, Calgary, AB
Location – Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan, 2221 Hanselman Court
Register – 306.652.4114 ext. 4

Caregiver Forum 2016

Caregiver Forum 2016:
Transitions Inviting: Support in the Life of a Caregiver

Saturday, March 19th, 2016
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Emmanuel Baptist Church – 1636 Acadia Drive (back entrance)

Tickets $20 (includes light lunch) – Phone 306-652-2255 by March 14th.
Displays, presentation, speakers & networking with other caregivers.


Saskatoon Council on Aging Inc.
2020 College Drive (Located in the Saskatoon Field House)
Saskatoon, SK S7N 2W4 Phone: 306-652-2255