Episode Eleven – The Little Tots Program at Autism Services of Saskatoon

The Little Tots program at Autism Services of Saskatoon is providing crucial therapy to young autistic children in the city. Lucas Hart is one of those children. For the past three years, he has worked with therapists, under the loving eyes of his parents, to develop his social and communication skills. This episode explores the Little Tots program by telling Lucas’s story. Eric speaks with Carrie Hart, Lucas’s mom, therapist Desirae Boutin, and Executive Director of Autism Services of Saskatoon, Lynn Latta. It takes a village of caring, empathetic and extremely patient people to help young autistic children. That comes through loud and clear in this episode.

Episode Eleven – The Little Tots Program At Autism Services of Saskatoon

The Little Tots program at Autism Services of Saskatoon is providing crucial therapy to young autistic children in the city. Lucas Hart is one of those children. For the past three years, he has worked with therapists, under the loving eyes of his parents, to develop his social and communication skills. This episode explores the Little Tots program by telling Lucas’s story. Eric speaks with Carrie Hart, Lucas’s mom, therapist Desirae Boutin, and Executive Director of Autism Services of Saskatoon, Lynn Latta. It takes a village of caring, empathetic and extremely patient people to help young autistic children. That comes through loud and clear in this episode.

Episode Eleven – The Little Tots Program at Autism Services of Saskatoon

The Little Tots program at Autism Services of Saskatoon is providing crucial therapy to young autistic children in the city. Lucas Hart is one of those children. For the past three years, he has worked with therapists, under the loving eyes of his parents, to develop his social and communication skills. This episode explores the Little Tots program by telling Lucas’s story. Eric speaks with Carrie Hart, Lucas’s mom, therapist Desirae Boutin, and Executive Director of Autism Services of Saskatoon, Lynn Latta. It takes a village of caring, empathetic and extremely patient people to help young autistic children. That comes through loud and clear in this episode.

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YXE Underground is a podcast focusing on people in Saskatoon who are making a difference in our community but are not receiving the attention they deserve in social or mainstream media. It shines a light on their work and raises awareness of their efforts in Saskatoon.

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YXE Underground is a podcast focusing on people in Saskatoon who are making a difference in our community but are not receiving the attention they deserve in social or mainstream media. It shines a light on their work and raises awareness of their efforts in Saskatoon.