Carp Health Access is thrilled to present the second event in its Community Education Series – a panel discussion on the latest exciting research, therapies, and available resources for autism. -Sat, 21 October 2017
Halloween-themed Social Fun Night
Y’s Owl Maclure program: for teens with Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism.
14-19 years. $180 for six sessions. Tuesdays (6-8 pm).
Hello Parents, Caregivers, Staff, Teachers and Service Providers,
Fall has arrived…and with it a new program from Partners in Parenting!
Please note that Day Services will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE!
This will include a tour/info session on our programs currently operating out of our new location: ACE, LIFE and ESP.
Location: 2405 St. Laurent Blvd. Unit S.
Date: Monday, October 30, 2017
We are pleased to announce that our After Care Program will commence daily (M-F) beginning Monday, October 23rd from 3-5:30 PM.
This program is designed for youth (16 plus) / adults with Developmental Disabilities and will be located in the same building.
The daily cost for current Partners in Parenting Day Service participants is $30.
All other community/school participants is $35.
New Program! Girls in the Spectrum Ottawa Drop-in
Name: Girls on the Spectrum Ottawa Drop-in
Location: Orleans United Church, 1111 Orleans Blvd, Orleans, Lounge Room
Date: Sunday’s starting October 15th from 1-3 p.m.
Description: A space for girls of all ages on the Autism Spectrum and their parents to come and socialize and have fun in a safe environment.
– Activities and socialization for girls
– Peer support for parents
– Sharing of resources
– Guest speakers
Please note – this is a not for profit program and is not a clinical type program. Organizers are parents of girls with Autism and parents are expected to attend with their daughters.
Cost: $5 drop in fee (per child), or pay what you can to cover costs of activity materials and coffee, tea, juice and snacks
The 2-day course, Self-Regulation: Pathways to Learning (sproutot.com/self-regulation/) held on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 will explore the elements of self-regulation and its profound influence upon learning. Strategies will be introduced to help understand and support complex behaviours such as varying activity levels, emotional regulation difficulties, and executive function skills such as attention, impulse control and information retention. All are welcome with intended audience being educators (teachers, EAs, ECEs, learning resource consultants), therapists, consultants, mental health staff and parents.
There will also be a separate parent workshop, entitled Sensational Parenting (sproutot.com/sensational-parenting/) on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 1-4pm. Sensational Parenting is a 3-hour workshop designed for parents and caregivers of children and adults with self-regulation and sensory processing challenges. The focus is on understanding that we are all doing the best we can with what we have. Attunement, regulation, and sensory strategies at home and in the community will all be discussed.
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