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May 21 2024


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mental Health and Neurodivergence; Adovacy, Strategies + Support

This is a webinar!

This is a series of workshops about the impacts of symptomatology from 5 common diagnoses: ADHD, Autism, Personality disorders, PTSD, and FASD. These diagnoses are brain and trauma-based, and are invisible to observation. Practitioners will learn a variety of strategies for empathetically supporting individuals with their new diagnosis, their autonomy, and the forms of advocacy they may need.

Facilitated by:

Amanda Rekunyk

Facilitator Bio:

Amanda Leigh is a Two Spirit, single parent, Indigenous abolitionist, and uses the pronouns He/Him and She/Her. From the Ts’il Kaz Koh and Kawakatoose Nations, and is a guest on unceded and unsurrendered Mi’kmaq Territory. He has a degree in Child and Youth Counseling with a minor in Psych. Amanda has been working with person’s who have been intentionally marginalized by colonial systems of racialized power since 2004. In 2014, Amanda trained as a Clinical Hypnotherapist and has been providing one-on-one and group services ever since. Many organizations and agencies in Kjipuktuk have benefitted from Amanda’s knowledge and expertise through workshops, consultations, and panels. Amanda is well known in community for his efforts in supporting people through mutual aid and organizational leadership.

Date: Tuesday, May 21st 2024

Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 pm AST

Cost: Included with membership-

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  • Language: English


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  • Date: May 21 2024
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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