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From time to time, the Waterloo Region Family Network (WRFN) is asked to distribute information on behalf of third parties. WRFN provides general information to self-advocates and families of children with special needs. The information provided on this website is not a recommendation, referral or endorsement of any resource, therapeutic method, or service provider. WRFN is not responsible for any information or services provided by third parties. You are urged to use independent judgment when considering any resource.



Dan the Music Man

Jump 'n Jam with Dan the Music Man


High energy Feature Entertainment for children's and family events! Invite one of Canada's favourite performers to lead your young audience on a musical adventure that will stretch the imagination, inspire smiles, tickle the funny bone and warm the heart!


Fun, fabulous and unforgettable family event entertainment and programs! The ever popular Dan the Music Man Show is the ideal celebration for every season of your family community!

Festivals, Fairs, Special Events, Celebrations, Attractions
Children's Stage, Family Zone, Main Stage
Themed programs to support your event community
Book early for best selection of dates

For the best in programming guaranteed to please all at your special children's and family events, call Dan the Music Man at 416-410-7765!


Click here for more information.

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Adolescent ASD Research

Looking for children with ASD (nonverbal) or neurotypical children, age 12-18,  to participate in online emotion research.  Contact ASD@queensu.ca.The study is online. After answering a few questionnaires, participants will recieve $20 and a $10 Amazon gift card.

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Strong Moms, Safe Kids Winter program

Strong Moms, Safe Kids, a group program for mothers & children healing from domestic violence, free program offered Wednesday January4-March 8 5:30pm-8pm meal provided, contact 519-884-0000

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Make the Connection 0-3 (In Person) for Caregivers & their Children (Birth-36 months of age)

Make the Connection 0-3 provides interactive discussions about the key components of secure attachment for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.


We will also incorporate hands-on parent and child activities to align with discussion topics.


In partnership with YMCA of Three Rivers

Where: 44 Francis St. S., Kitchener (Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre)

Day: Fridays

Time: 9:30-11:00 AM

Dates: November 11-December 9

Facilitators: Gavin Sharma and Tiffany Scott (EarlyON)

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The Family Centre Newsletter

Check out everything happening at the Family Centre, by reading their latest newsletter.

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