Continuing events

New Bilingual Boys Sports Club! Looking for BOYS ages 11-16 to join our new Friday night Boys Sports Club! The Boys Sports Club will run every second Friday at Robert E. Wilson gym (off the 417/ Vanier exit) from 6:00-8:00 pm starting October 2, 2015. This club is open to members with Down Syndrome as well as other special needs boys (to a maximum of 15 participants). Spread the word!

Please contact Terry White at 613-225-4505 or terrywhite500@gmail.com. ____________________________________________

A social skills/friendship group for teens with Asperger's Syndrome in Kanata: This group focuses on developing friendships through inter active, language based games as well as social skills that are needed in daily life. The group will run alternate weeks on Tuesdays at the Community Resource Center in Kanata in the late afternoon or early evening beginning September 22.

A social skills/friendship group for teens with Down's Syndrome in Kanata: This group focuses on developing friendships through inter active, language based games as well as social skills that are needed in daily life. The group will run alternate weeks on Tuesdays at the Community Resource Center in Kanata in the late afternoon or early evening beginning September 22.

 

$2 at the door,

$3 Pizza Slice

$0.50 Drinks

 

Informal Parents Group 7:30-9:30

While the kids are dancing, join us in the room next door for cookies, coffee and a facilitated discussion with other parents.

September 12

October 17

November 21

December 12

Walking In My Shoes ...WIMS (www.wimsparents.ca)

Are you the parent/guardian of a child with special needs? “Walking in My Shoes” (WIMS) is a parent group which meets monthly in two locations.

Facilitators: Janet Robinson

 

September 8 and 15, 2015 - Guest speakers:Kim Peterson and Heather Rose - School System: Where to Start and Your Child's Education Rights

If your child will be entering the school system in September, 2016 or is already in school, now is the time to learn what the system is all about; where to start and what you should know. Understand the value of IPRC and IEP and about your rights as a parent to be an effective advocate for your child’s educational needs.

These groups are aimed at children who have a sibling who is living with a disability, and the focus for the children is on sharing these unique experiences and finding supports in a peer setting, while having fun, meeting new friends and eating great snacks!

 

Registration dedline is September 25!

Contract Kelly Howson to register

613-761-9522 ext. 301

khowson@citizenadvocacy.org

 

Walking In My Shoes ...WIMS (www.wimsparents.ca)

Are you the parent/guardian of a child with special needs?

“Walking in My Shoes” (WIMS) is a parent group which meets monthly in two locations.

Facilitators: Janet Robinson & Marcel St.Jean
 

February 10 and 17, 2015: Informal discussion and information sharing

Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often benefit from some support and planning when preparing for employment. The goal of this 3 part series is that at the end of the series participants will have secured either a work experience or paid employment. The intent of this program is to respond to the increasing needs of young adults with Asperger Syndrome transitioning from any school setting into part time or full time employment. All sessions will be hands on and interactive.

Cost: $650.00 for 3 Part Series

Contact Heather @ Y’s Owl Maclure Co-operative Centre - (613) 721-1500 or

heatheru@ysowlmaclure.org for registration or further information.

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