Integrated Autism Consulting will be offering two Healthy Relationships, Friendships and Sexuality Workshops. One is for parents and guardians and one for young adults. 

The goals of these workshops include:

  • Recognize characteristics related to love and friendship 
  • Discuss myths about sexuality
  • Access to accurate information and teaching resources 



Read more: Healthy Relationships, Friendships and Sexuality Workshops

The big day arrived and on May 26 we headed down to Toronto for the Anime North Convention - Andrew buttons and poster in tow. Now if you have never been to one of these conventions, you need to attend at least once to engage in the full experience! This is no small event…30,500 people attended this 3 day event and 4 hotels and the massive Toronto Congress Centre hosted a vast variety of events from Masquerade skits to retro and console gaming from wrestling shows to to panel discussions that offered topics such as Japan on a Budget, Cosplay Makeup Advanced to Gay Sex 101. Gameshows, The Moonlight Ball and Beyblade competitions added to the variety of activities…. and the list goes on! Something for everyone!


    Come and join an artist who will coach you on various techniques, composition and colour mixing. They will support your artwork and teach the fundamentals for creating completed works of art.

   Mediums include: painting, printmaking, sculpture and stone carving.

When:  Mondays, June 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm

Cost: $80.00 (all materials included)

Where: Meet at Integrated Autism Consulting Centre, 45 Maple Ave., Barrie

Will be held at the downtown Barrie waterfront in an outdoor setting, weather permitting.

Click here to view or download the playshop poster.

Contact us to sign up.

 Join us on June 9th to improve body language and understanding of social cues through improv activities. Rachel, director of Rideau Island Lakes Theatre School and one of our fabulous Transition to Life teachers, will guide participants through fun, engaging activities.

Don't miss out on this awesome playshop!

Workshop Details:

Where: Integrated Autism Consulting 45 Maple Ave, Barrie

When: Saturday, June 9, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Cost: $20.00 per person

Click here to view the workshop poster for more information. 

Contact us to sign up. 

Transition to Life participants have been busy being social for the past couple of weeks. Last week they enjoyed a waterfront walk ending with ice cream and sweet treats. They also engaged in Social Improv with Rachel, one of our Transition to Life teachers. 

Congratulations to our participants on getting out there. We are glad to see everyone having fun while learning new skills!

Read more: Transition to Life Barrie - Social Improv and Social Outing

Imagine a Life is an interactive workshop designed for parents to explore strategies and

resources to support successful transition experiences.


Participants will:

• Understand the critical success factors when developing a transition plan

• Learn how to assess and develop goals for their child in each of the following areas: life

skills, job readiness, community involvement, social understanding and sexuality,

healthy, life long learning

• Explore self-regulation and anxiety reduction strategies

• Review barriers to developing a meaningful daily schedule (executive functioning,

computer addiction and sleep)

• Begin the process of developing a meaningful daily schedule for their child

Read more: Imagine a Life: An Introductory Workshop for Parents of Young Adults