Give Yourself a Break with Amy Baskin

Fri Mar 4, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Loyal True Blue and Orange Home
11181 Yonge St
Richmond Hill, ON
L4S 1L2

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Parenting an amazing individual with ASD? Sure there are incredible joys. But dealing with everything from meltdowns to therapies to meetings can wear you down. Especially over the long run. Time for a workshop to focus on YOU!

The happier and healthier you are, the more energy you have for your family. You’ll learn how to:

  • improve your health, mood and energy
  • strengthen friendships
  • increase your family’s supports (with no costs and no waiting lists).

This workshop is high-energy, interactive and practical. Learn strategies based on current wellness research and on family success stories. Come out to share your experiences, learn new tips and make new connections.

BIO: Amy Baskin, M.Ed. is a freelance writer, educator and professional speaker. She is co-author of the award-winning book “More Than a Mom–Living a Full and Balanced Life When Your Child Has Special Needs” (Woodbine House). A popular media guest, Amy has spoken on national tv and radio about self care for parents of children with special needs. Her articles about parenting and health appear in magazines including Reader’s Digest, Today’s Parent,Canadian Family and Best Health.

Amy is the mother of two adult daughters; her youngest has autism. In her community of Guelph, Ontario, Amy is involved in increasing opportunities for adults with ASD. She is a founding member of J.O.E. (Jobs. Opportunities. Enterprise) featuring an inclusive coffee/catering business. As well, she spearheads an innovative housing options group. See

This workshop is intended to be a learning opportunity for parents and professionals and, therefore, it is not appropriate to bring children to this event. Thank you for understanding.

Due to allergies and sensitivities, please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, aftershave, or scented products such as hairspray or lotion.