Well-known local artist, Helen Boucher hosts this program at the Autism Centre each Saturday from 9am to 2pm. There are five one-hour time slots each Saturday, and groups of five are are scheduled for each. Participants enjoy social time together while creating “masterpieces” under her amazing guidance.
Age/ Life Stage:
Child & Youth, Aged 4+
Helen Boucher, Local Artist
115 MacLean Street, New Glasgow, NS B2H 4M5
Well-known local artist, Helen Boucher meets at the Autism Centre each Saturday from 9am to 2pm. Groups of 5 are scheduled for the five, one-hour timeslots. they enjoy the social time together while creating “masterpieces” under her amazing guidance.
Helen incorporates seasonal themes in her projects using many techniques (painting, pencil, markers, etc.) to enhance each student’s level of creativity. Her encouragement, experience, and individual instruction always meets the student needs.
"The smiles and laughter during the classes, and the ride each student shows while their work is shared with caregivers and fellow classmates says it all. This program is “a ray of sunshine” for everyone connected with the program."
Liz Wilson, Autism Support Coordinator, Pictou County