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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

Letters of Love

You are invited to The Refinery, 609 Dufferin Avenue, on Sunday, April 15th, between 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The Refinery will join Author, and writer-in residence at St. Paul’s Hospital, Kristine Scarrow, to host a drop-in community event to support Letters of Love.

Letters of Love is an initiative that aims to offer comfort and words of support and encouragement, to patients and their families during challenging times, through heartfelt letters or cards written by members of the community. As Writer-in-Residence at St. Paul’s Hospital, Kristine knows the power of this initiative and sees it as a way to strengthen the bond between community and the patients at St. Paul’s, through words. An impactful initiative that we hope you will be a part of.

Please drop-in to write or draw a message with us. This is a free community event, all materials will be provided and all ages are welcome! Coffee, tea, and juice will be served.