Stay Calm and Carry On

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until October 28, 2014

Stay Calm and Carry On

Living an active lifestyle promotes physical and mental health and can decrease stress and anxiety considerably. Each monthly workshop will introduce new strategies and activities incorporate into your emotional toolbox that will help you stay calm and carry on.

October: Develop an understanding of anxiety and learn skills that will teach you how to keep yourself in a calm state, and begin a daily practice that will help you regulate your anxiety. Each session will include discussion, movement, and breathing with guided meditation practices. Individuals will be able to develop the skills to regulate emotional challenges they face at home, work or in life.

Questions to be answered:

  1. What is anxiety and how does it affect me?
  2. Where am I on the anxiety scale?
  3. What can I do to keep myself calm?
  4. How do I maintain this level of calm throughout the day/life?

Movements follow the practices of Yoga, Qigong and breathe movement practice.

Breathing includes belly breathing and coherent breathing with guided meditation.

Time 10:00am - 12:00am

Cost: $150.00 (Minimum 5 participants) for 4 sessions.

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

 

Exploring the Artist Within

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until October 28, 2014

Here’s to discovering what creative outlet inspires you! Drawing, writing, sketching, painting, origami, making music or a video, pottery, photography, knitting, quilting are only a few ways to express you. You don’t have to create a masterpiece to enjoy the creation of something original. Each month will provide an opportunity to explore the artist within.

October: Come and discover your creative self by learning how to paint. This program will teach the basics of painting with watercolours. Your final project will be an individual piece of art for your personal art gallery!

Time: 2:00 - 4:00

Cost: $130.00 (Including materials) for 4 sessions

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

Welcome to Adulthood

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until October 30, 2014

Do you really want to live as independently as possible? Well living without parents means you have to learn to do things on your own. Each month will teach and practice the life skills necessary to prepare you. Budgeting, banking, cooking, cleaning, laundry, making appointments, and learning how to take public transit are some of the areas that will be addressed in this monthly workshop.

October: Learning to cook is a step by step process and this month you will learn to choose simple recipes, make grocery lists, grocery shop and make some delicious and nutritious meals. If you like to eat well but need a little help getting organized this series of workshops is for you!

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: $150.00 (Including ingredients for recipes and food weekly!) for 4 sessions

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

Get a Job!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until October 29, 2014

Building a strong foundation, gaining experience in the workplace and preparing for the job search are all important parts of getting a job. This monthly workshop will focus on helping you prepare for this important event through a series of interactive activities.

October: This month is all about job readiness skills. Let’s work on getting prepared to enter the work force by looking at some first steps. Have you got any experience in the workplace? Do you know your strengths and challenges? Do you have a resume and do you know how to write a cover letter and make out applications for a job? Do you know how to search for a job?

Time 2:00 - 4:00

Cost: $100.00 for 4 sessions.

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Thursday, October 23, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until October 31, 2014

Life is a social undertaking. The goal of this monthly workshop is not to make you a social butterfly but for you to gain “good enough” skills to survive in the workplace and in adult life. This will be informative and entertaining. Come and join the fun while learning important skills that will help you win friends and influence people!

October: "What's after Hello?" Social Coach Alana Shields Barker gives participants tips and exercises to help with meeting others for the first time.

Learn how to:

  • Manage your worry and anxiety about meeting new people
  • Focus on the other person
  • Ensure that you give a positive first impression
  • Have strategies to manage the unexpected

Come and enjoy an interactive two hour session to strengthen your first meeting skills!

Time 10:00am - 12:00am

Cost: $150.00 (Minimum 5 participants) for 4 sessions.

Post-Secondary Blues

Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until October 31, 2014

If you are attending college or university and find yourself overwhelmed with the assignments and workload, this weekly workshop is for you! The focus will be on getting organized through prioritizing and planning a study schedule with you. We will teach you how to avoid the post-secondary blues!

October: Calling all Georgian, Laurentian and Lakehead Students with an ASD!! Every Thursdayafternoon will offer a two hour block to assist you with time management and generally manage the increased demands and expectations of the college/university setting.

Time: 2:00-4:00

Cost: $100.00 (minimum 5 people)

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

 

Stay Calm and Carry On

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until October 28, 2014

Stay Calm and Carry On

Living an active lifestyle promotes physical and mental health and can decrease stress and anxiety considerably. Each monthly workshop will introduce new strategies and activities incorporate into your emotional toolbox that will help you stay calm and carry on.

October: Develop an understanding of anxiety and learn skills that will teach you how to keep yourself in a calm state, and begin a daily practice that will help you regulate your anxiety. Each session will include discussion, movement, and breathing with guided meditation practices. Individuals will be able to develop the skills to regulate emotional challenges they face at home, work or in life.

Questions to be answered:

  1. What is anxiety and how does it affect me?
  2. Where am I on the anxiety scale?
  3. What can I do to keep myself calm?
  4. How do I maintain this level of calm throughout the day/life?

Movements follow the practices of Yoga, Qigong and breathe movement practice.

Breathing includes belly breathing and coherent breathing with guided meditation.

Time 10:00am - 12:00am

Cost: $150.00 (Minimum 5 participants) for 4 sessions.

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

 

Exploring the Artist Within

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until October 28, 2014

Here’s to discovering what creative outlet inspires you! Drawing, writing, sketching, painting, origami, making music or a video, pottery, photography, knitting, quilting are only a few ways to express you. You don’t have to create a masterpiece to enjoy the creation of something original. Each month will provide an opportunity to explore the artist within.

October: Come and discover your creative self by learning how to paint. This program will teach the basics of painting with watercolours. Your final project will be an individual piece of art for your personal art gallery!

Time: 2:00 - 4:00

Cost: $130.00 (Including materials) for 4 sessions

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

Welcome to Adulthood

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until October 30, 2014

Do you really want to live as independently as possible? Well living without parents means you have to learn to do things on your own. Each month will teach and practice the life skills necessary to prepare you. Budgeting, banking, cooking, cleaning, laundry, making appointments, and learning how to take public transit are some of the areas that will be addressed in this monthly workshop.

October: Learning to cook is a step by step process and this month you will learn to choose simple recipes, make grocery lists, grocery shop and make some delicious and nutritious meals. If you like to eat well but need a little help getting organized this series of workshops is for you!

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: $150.00 (Including ingredients for recipes and food weekly!) for 4 sessions

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

Get a Job!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until October 29, 2014

Building a strong foundation, gaining experience in the workplace and preparing for the job search are all important parts of getting a job. This monthly workshop will focus on helping you prepare for this important event through a series of interactive activities.

October: This month is all about job readiness skills. Let’s work on getting prepared to enter the work force by looking at some first steps. Have you got any experience in the workplace? Do you know your strengths and challenges? Do you have a resume and do you know how to write a cover letter and make out applications for a job? Do you know how to search for a job?

Time 2:00 - 4:00

Cost: $100.00 for 4 sessions.

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until October 31, 2014

Life is a social undertaking. The goal of this monthly workshop is not to make you a social butterfly but for you to gain “good enough” skills to survive in the workplace and in adult life. This will be informative and entertaining. Come and join the fun while learning important skills that will help you win friends and influence people!

October: "What's after Hello?" Social Coach Alana Shields Barker gives participants tips and exercises to help with meeting others for the first time.

Learn how to:

  • Manage your worry and anxiety about meeting new people
  • Focus on the other person
  • Ensure that you give a positive first impression
  • Have strategies to manage the unexpected

Come and enjoy an interactive two hour session to strengthen your first meeting skills!

Time 10:00am - 12:00am

Cost: $150.00 (Minimum 5 participants) for 4 sessions.

Post-Secondary Blues

Thursday, October 30, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until October 31, 2014

If you are attending college or university and find yourself overwhelmed with the assignments and workload, this weekly workshop is for you! The focus will be on getting organized through prioritizing and planning a study schedule with you. We will teach you how to avoid the post-secondary blues!

October: Calling all Georgian, Laurentian and Lakehead Students with an ASD!! Every Thursdayafternoon will offer a two hour block to assist you with time management and generally manage the increased demands and expectations of the college/university setting.

Time: 2:00-4:00

Cost: $100.00 (minimum 5 people)

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

 

Stay Calm and Carry On

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until November 26, 2014

Living an active lifestyle promotes physical and mental health and can decrease stress and anxiety considerably. Each monthly workshop will introduce new strategies and activities to incorporate into your emotional toolbox that will help you stay calm and carry on.

 

 

Join us in NOVEMBER:

 

 Calm Spectrum and Integrated Autism Consulting

  Stay Calm and Carry On!

Learn about anxiety and how it affects you?

Develop strategies to keep yourself calm?

Learn how to maintain this level of calm throughout the day and through out your life?

Learn movements and breathing practices of Yoga and Qigong, with guided meditation.

When:  Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18 and 25th.

Where: Integrated Autism Consulting

              45 Maple Avenue, Barrie

Time: 10:00 to 12:00 am

Cost: $150.00 for sessions and materials

          (Please pay at the first class).

RSVP Today at:

patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

 

Exploring the Artist Within

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until November 26, 2014

Here’s to discovering what creative outlet inspires you! Drawing, writing, sketching, painting, origami, making music or a video, pottery, photography, knitting, quilting are only a few ways to express you. You don’t have to create a masterpiece to enjoy the creation of something original. Each month will provide an opportunity to explore the artist within.

NOVEMBER:

Come meet the artist in residence!  

Using Japanese Tissue Paper learn to create a collage of flowers, landscapes and your own masterpiece. 

This workshop is for adults between 18 and 28   who want to explore basic artistic skills.

When:  Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18 and 25th.

Where: Integrated Autism Consulting

              45 Maple Avenue, Barrie

Time: from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Cost: $130.00 for sessions and materials

          (Please pay at the first class).

RSVP today at:

patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

Time: 2:00 - 4:00

Cost: $130.00 (Including materials) for 4 sessions

 

Welcome to Adulthood

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until November 27, 2014

Do you really want to live as independently as possible? Well living without parents means you have to learn to do things on your own. Each month will teach and practice the life skills necessary to prepare you. Budgeting, banking, cooking, cleaning, laundry, making appointments, and learning how to take public transit are some of the areas that will be addressed in this monthly workshop.

NOVEMBER: Cooking is back by popular demand!

An all call to all lovers of Italian food.... Join us and learn how to create some fabulous Italian dishes. Pasta lovers prepare to learn and sample your favourite dishes!

Time:  Wednedays - 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: $150.00 (Including ingredients for recipes and food weekly!) for 4 sessions

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Week until November 27, 2014

Life is a social undertaking. The goal of this monthly workshop is not to make you a social butterfly but for you to gain “good enough” skills to survive in the workplace and in adult life. This will be informative and entertaining. Come and join the fun while learning important skills that will help you win friends and influence people!

 

NOVEMBER

 

Improv at Integrated Autism Consulting!

Come and join Alana Shields Barker, Director of ImprovAbility! , for an Introduction to Improv Class for young adults at Integrated Autism Consulting.  Alana, an alumnus and teacher from The Second City Toronto (1988 – 1999), has developed this basic Improv class with a social focus.   As a card-carrying wallflower, Alana experienced first-hand how improvisation helped her discover her own social style and also how to:

  •        Have extended conversations (What comes next?!)
  •        Navigate a crowded room (Who ARE all these people?)
  •        Decide when and HOW to end a conversation (Are we DONE yet?)
  •        Find out more about other people (AKA possible friends…)
  •        Be more socially confident. 

Dates:  November 5, 12, 19, 26 (Wednesday)

Who: Young adults aged 18-28

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Where:  Integrated Autism Consulting Centre 25 Maple Avenue, Barrie

Cost: $150.00 for sessions and materials (Please pay at the first class).

About the Teacher:

Alana has acted, written and taught for over 30 years.  As an actor, she worked all across Canada in most of the major theatre centres.  She has written and produced her own work at The Toronto Fringe Festival (Chain Mail, 1994) and taught scene study and improvisation in the GTA for the last 20 years.  She trained, worked and taught at The Second City in Toronto, London and Detroit. 

Alana has a first hand knowledge of Asperger’s /Autism as a member of her immediate family has an ASD diagnosis.  She has trained as an Autism Intervenor with the Geneva Centre where she also certified in the areas of Social Skills training and anxiety management.  Alana’s overriding goal as a teacher is to help others unleash their creative, social sides.

                                     Come and Play in November!

 

Get a Job!

Thursday, November 06, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until November 28, 2014

Building a strong foundation, gaining experience in the workplace and preparing for the job search are all important parts of getting a job. This monthly workshop will focus on helping you prepare for this important event through a series of interactive activities.

Time 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: $100.00 for 4 sessions.

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

Post-Secondary Blues

Thursday, November 06, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until November 28, 2014

If you are attending college or university and find yourself overwhelmed with the assignments and workload, this weekly workshop is for you! The focus will be on getting organized through prioritizing and planning a study schedule with you. We will teach you how to avoid the post-secondary blues!

Time: 2:00-4:00

Cost: $100.00 (minimum 5 people)

RSVP to patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

 

Stay Calm and Carry On

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Every Week until November 26, 2014

Living an active lifestyle promotes physical and mental health and can decrease stress and anxiety considerably. Each monthly workshop will introduce new strategies and activities to incorporate into your emotional toolbox that will help you stay calm and carry on.

 

 

Join us in NOVEMBER:

 

 Calm Spectrum and Integrated Autism Consulting

  Stay Calm and Carry On!

Learn about anxiety and how it affects you?

Develop strategies to keep yourself calm?

Learn how to maintain this level of calm throughout the day and through out your life?

Learn movements and breathing practices of Yoga and Qigong, with guided meditation.

When:  Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18 and 25th.

Where: Integrated Autism Consulting

              45 Maple Avenue, Barrie

Time: 10:00 to 12:00 am

Cost: $150.00 for sessions and materials

          (Please pay at the first class).

RSVP Today at:

patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

 

Exploring the Artist Within

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Every Week until November 26, 2014

Here’s to discovering what creative outlet inspires you! Drawing, writing, sketching, painting, origami, making music or a video, pottery, photography, knitting, quilting are only a few ways to express you. You don’t have to create a masterpiece to enjoy the creation of something original. Each month will provide an opportunity to explore the artist within.

NOVEMBER:

Come meet the artist in residence!  

Using Japanese Tissue Paper learn to create a collage of flowers, landscapes and your own masterpiece. 

This workshop is for adults between 18 and 28   who want to explore basic artistic skills.

When:  Tuesdays, November 4, 11, 18 and 25th.

Where: Integrated Autism Consulting

              45 Maple Avenue, Barrie

Time: from 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Cost: $130.00 for sessions and materials

          (Please pay at the first class).

RSVP today at:

patricia@integratedautismconsulting.com

Time: 2:00 - 4:00

Cost: $130.00 (Including materials) for 4 sessions