Please join us for a free live webinar as part of Brock University’s Lifespan Development Research Institute’s community speaker series entitled Acceptance & Commitment Training for Caregivers: Applications in research and real-life on Tuesday, October 19 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. EST

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a therapy often provide to caregivers of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities (NDDs) – such as an intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. ACT focuses on providing those caregivers with specific mental health-related therapy to help reduce the high levels of stress that they may be experiencing.

This free webinar will discuss:
– What ACT is and why it is an important treatment option for caregivers of children with NDDs
– The real-world impact of ACT with caregivers
– Suggestions for future research on ACT

How do I register? This webinar is free and open to the public, but registration is required to gain access to the online event. RSVP online at

Please note that this webinar will not recommend any specific resource and/or treatment options, nor will it be intended to provide individual advice. Individuals should consult with their personal healthcare team/treatment provider for all healthcare recommendations and decisions.

For more information, please contact Jayne Morrish at