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Family Pulse-April 2020

Welcome to April! 

 

Inside the April issue of Family Pulse you will find information on:

COVID-19

New Team Member

SEAC Updates
What's Happening at WRFN
Information & Resources

 

You can read the online version of Family Pulse here or download a pdf copy. 

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Family Pulse-March 2020

Welcome to March! 

As you know, WRFN is committed to sharing information about community programs and events through social media, our website and monthly newsletter. The COVID-19 response is evolving quickly and a number of community programs and events continue to change accordingly. If you plan on attending a community event/program that you learning of though WRFN, please check with the organizer before attending.

 

Inside the March issue of Family Pulse you will find information on:

SEAC Updates 
What's Happening at WRFN
Coffee Club Update

On Patience & Challenges
Upcoming Community Events

 

You can download a pdf copy of Family Pulse here

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Waterloo Region Special Needs Strategy Planning Table Update – Issue #14

Find out what's new with the WR Special Needs Strategy Planning table.

For English, click here.

For French, click here.

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Family Pulse-February 2020

Welcome to February! 

 

Inside the February issue of Family Pulse you will find information on:

SEAC Updates 
What's Happening at WRFN
Coffee Club Update

Explain What You Need—My philosophy on disclosing my exceptionality
Upcoming Community Events

 

You can read the online version of Family Pulse here or download a pdf copy

 

*NOTE: please find some Newsletter corrections with regards to programming at the Woolwich Counselling Centre.

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Family Pulse-December 2019

Welcome to December! 

 

Inside the December issue of Family Pulse you will find information on:

SEAC Updates 
WRFN Annual Appeal
What's Happening at WRFN
Coffee Club Update
Upcoming Community Events

 

You can read the online version of Family Pulse here or download a pdf copy. 

 

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Family Pulse-November 2019

Welcome to November! 

 

Inside the November issue of Family Pulse you will find information on:

SEAC Updates 
Creative Ideas to Foster Communication
What's Happening at WRFN
Coffee Club Update
Upcoming Community Events

 

You can read the online version of Family Pulse here or download a pdf copy

 

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WRFN Family Pulse October 2019

Welcome to October! 

 

Inside the October issue of Family Pulse you will find information on:

What's Happening at WRFN
Coffee Club update
Managing Back to School Mental Health
Upcoming Community Events

 

You can read the online version of Family Pulse here or download a pdf copy. 

 

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Top of Mind: Summer 2019

The Change Foundation Top of Mind: Summer 2019

 

In the Summer 2019 issue of Top of Mind we announce and open the registration for our webinar on ‘Understanding The Caregiver Experience: Regional Insights to Inform Ontario Health Teams‘, share more around the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) Canada Virtual Community, and offer the opportunity to catch up on recent blog articles including: ‘Family ID cards: a small act, an enormous impact‘, ‘A shared problem, not a caregiver problem‘ and ‘Call for caregivers to join The Change Foundation’s Virtual Caregiver Advisory Panel‘.


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Autism Ontario's Adult Newsletter| August 2019

Autism Ontario has shared their August 2019 Adult Newsletter. In this newsletter you will find:

  • Your Words
  • News, Opportunities & Research
    • Building Brighter Futures Fund
    • Mental Health Matters
    • TEF - Employment Social Enterprises
    • Speakers for next Au-Some Conference
    • Code Mobile Adult Workshops
    • Young Adult Social Group
  • Employment
    • Specialisterne - Kinaxis
    • Professional Cleaning Training for Women
    • IMPACT Vocational Training
    • JVS Path2Work
    • Lime Network Recruitment Reception
    • FRAME of MIND: Wellness in the Workplace
  • Community
  • Call for Community Voices

Read the newsletter here.

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CYPT August E-News Bulletin

The Children and Youth Planning Table has shared their August E-News Bulletin. 

 

In this bulletin you will find:

  • A Co-Chair message
  • CYPT Meeting dates
  • Stories of Working Differently
  • Smart Waterloo Region
  • Child and Youth Wellbeing Survey
  • Summer Series
  • Healthy Kids Community Challenge
  • Early Learning Steering Committee
  • PPCC
  • Community Updates

Read the CYPT Bulletin.

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