Helping Ontario's colleges and universities enhance capacity to support student mental health and well-being

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Mindfulness Group for Students with ASD

Mindfulness for students with ASD is a research-based initiative that provides support to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The program runs for two hours, once a week, for eight weeks and uses mindfulness-based practices that have been demonstrated to effectively increase self-awareness and reduce stress and mental health concerns. This group is a safe space for students to learn how to cope with stress in a healthy way.

The promotional poster below is from 2014 targeted to the rest of the student population

Click here to go to the Mindfulness at Conestoga website

 

Mindfulness Group Poster, Shawna Conestoga-page-001 (1)

Project Contact:

Shawna Bernard

Counsellor/Mental Health Coordinator
Conestoga College
519-748-5220 ext. 3236

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