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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.

 


 

SkateABLE Kitchener

SkateABLE™ is Canada’s only high-quality adaptive ice skating program for children with physical and developmental disabilities.

 

This program is developmentally appropriate for children with a wide variety of challenges including: cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injury, muscle weakness, as well as autism, down syndrome, learning disabilities, and other developmental delays.

All adaptive equipment is provided free of charge.

 

Program Dates: Tuesdays, January 15 - March 12, 2019

Time: 4:00pm

Location: Lion's Arena, 20 Rittenhouse Rd., Kitchener 

 

Registration for SkateABLE™ Kitchener is available now at www.skateable.ca.

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WRDSS: Cooking Classes

WRDSS cooking classes will begin in September under the direction of Teresa Feliciano at “The Studio” - Unit “B”, 109 Ottawa Street, Kitchener, ON. 

 

Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. There is a maximum of 8 participants per class. Parents/caregivers must be prepared to volunteer a few nights each session to help with the class. 

 

There are 4 classes set up according to skill level. Classes are open to all WRDSS members only, aged 14 years and older.

 

Cooking class focuses on:

  • Basic cooking skills
  • Knife skills
  • Safe food handling
  • Following Recipes
  • Measuring ingredients
  • Table setting
  • Clean up

All recipes are simple to prepare and are adapted to any skill level. Students will work in groups of 2-3 and will have a volunteer assisting them in completing their recipe. 

 

2nd Tuesday of the month - Intermediate Skill Level

Can follow direction but needs some assistance with completing tasks.

There will be a total of 4 classes in this session:  Sept 11*, Oct 9, Nov 6, Dec 11

 

3rd Tuesday of the month - Intermediate Skill Level

Can follow direction but needs some assistance with completing some tasks.

There will be a total of 4 classes in this session:  Sept 4*, Oct 16, Nov 20, Dec 18

 

3rd Thursday of the month - Beginner Skill Level 

Needs assistance with most tasks. Limited ability to follow direction without parental / instructor supervision.

There will be a total of 4 classes in this session:  Sept 27*, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 20

 

4th Wednesday of the month - Advanced  Skill Level

Can complete most tasks with clear instruction. Can follow/read recipes and needs little or no supervision or assistance to complete tasks.

There will be a total of 4 classes in this session:  Sept 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, Dec 26

 

Register at https://www.wrdss.ca/event

  

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