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Nov 16
2021

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Autism Ontario - Punjabi Workshop - My Child’s Disability is Not My Fault

Autism Ontario - Punjabi Workshop - My Child’s Disability is Not My Fault

About event:

Who should attend?    Parents and Caregivers

SOCH (South Asian Mental Health Resources) and Autism Ontario presents
“My Child’s Disability is Not My Fault” in Punjabi


Workshop Goal: Unlearning societal perceptions of disability.

Tuesday, November 16th
7:30 p.m to 9:00 p.m.

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This workshop will allow South Asian parents and caregivers of a child with autism to challenge cultural views on disability and reevaluate their perceptions of karma. Core themes of this workshop may include: exploring cultural and religious views on karma, societal perceptions of the gender-related “blame game” and strategies to unlearn societal perceptions of disability.

SOCH is a community mental health initiative aimed at breaking the silence about mental health in South Asian families.

Note: Once you are registered, you will receive a virtual link closer to the event date, with instructions about how to access it.

 

  Download event flyer 16-11-2021 7:30 p.m. 16-11-2021 9:00 p.m. America/Toronto Autism Ontario - Punjabi Workshop - My Child’s Disability is Not My Fault Presenters:

Maneet Chahal (RN, BScN, MSc) & Jasmeet Chagger (RN, BScN, MSc(c)) are two passionate community change-makers. They have over 8 years of mental health nursing experience and have closely witnessed their family and friends struggle with mental illness.

Along with working in the field of mental health, Maneet finished her Masters of Nursing in 2018 which looked at the South Asian Punjabi community's experience of accessing mental health services for depression in the Region of Peel.

Jasmeet’s Masters of Science in Nursing thesis explores the perceptions of alcohol use and the experience of Punjabi families impacted by problem drinking.
Online ishmeet@autismontario.com

 

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