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Caregivers needed to help deliver autism workshops

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Caregivers needed to help deliver autism workshops

York University and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)  are looking to train clinicians and caregivers of people with autism to deliver ACT workshops in their communities. What is ACT? Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) is a mindfulness-based psychological intervention aimed at increasing one’s psychological flexibility. What are ACT workshops? The ACT intervention is spread over one evening […]

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Feranmi’s Story: Making Dreams Possible

As parents, we want nothing more than to see our children reach their potential, to feel the joys of independence, and to believe they can do anything! That’s what YOU make possible, every time you give to St.Amant Foundation. In July, our nine-year-old son, Feranmi, accomplished a goal we were starting to believe was impossible. He learned to ride a […]

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Autism Awareness Ride

Autism Awareness Motorcycle RidePoker Derby Saturday, June 8, 2019 Registration/check-in: 8:30am – 10:30am Depart from: St.Amant (440 River Road) Conclude at: Fort Gary Brewing (130 Lowson Crescent) Cost per rider: Single Rider $25 | Dual Rider $35 Registration fee includes:Breakfast donated by Pita PitLunch at Fort Garry Brewing donated by The Keg Steakhouse + BarLive Music at Fort Garry BrewingChance […]

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Beyond Words: Jackson’s Story

You could chalk it up to a mother’s intuition. It’s hard to explain but Jamie Pope always knew her son Jackson had autism. From the time he was born, Jackson Pentland —now age three — wouldn’t sleep, needed to be constantly held, wouldn’t settle and couldn’t be entertained. Jamie had to sleep sitting up and she kept telling doctors she knew something was […]

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Rowan’s Story: Freedom to shine

My daughter Rowan’s world has grown thanks to the generosity of donors. But it wasn’t always that way. It’s the generosity of kind and caring people that changed Rowan’s life more than you know. They changed my life too. I’m writing today to tell you her story so that you know how donations can make a powerful difference. The generous […]

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Move N’ Groove Winnipeg Leisure Guide Class at St.Amant

St.Amant and the City of Winnipeg have partnered for a Winnipeg Leisure Guide activity at 440 River Road. Come have fun and get energized moving to some great upbeat music at Move ‘n Groove. The class can be done seated or standing. The first five people supported by St.Amant to register for this class and present Shawna Coulthard with proof […]

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Micheal’s Story

St.Amant has been such a big part of our family for many years. Three of my cousins are on the autism spectrum and because of this I’m blessed with an opportunity to experience St.Amant’s amazing work. Seeing how much the organization cares for the people they support, and seeing how it affects the families really gets me. It gives them […]

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Sarah’s Story

When Sarah turned five, her parents wanted to celebrate in a big way. And because of you, they did! It all started when Sarah attended her first day in the Early Learning Autism Program with St.Amant. When her parents dropped her off, they had many questions –will she make friends? Will she do well in school? By Sarah’s fifth birthday […]

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Jules’ Story

Ever since he was little, painting helped Jules cope with difficult times. When he puts paintbrush to paper, he thinks about how everyone goes through hard times and for him creating & sharing art is a way to help make people happy. Jules was a featured artist at the Spirited Art Soirée on March 14 and the art he created […]

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