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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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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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WRFN Family Pulse - September 2019

Welcome to September! 

 

Inside the September 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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WRFN Family Pulse - August 2019

Inside the August issue of Family Pulse you will find information about:

  • What's Happening at WRFN 
    • A New Chapter
    • Find Your Passion
    • a school workshop with WCDSB & WRDSB
    • The 'Exceptional Swings' golf tournament
    • Camp Day
  • Coffee Club updates
  • "Navigating Periods of Transition" by WRFN Self-Advocacy Liaison, Cristina Stanger
  • Upcoming community events

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WRFN Family Pulse - July 2019

In the July issue of Family Pulse you will find information on:

  • SEAC updates
  • The WRFN Family Resource Coach role
  • What's happening at WRFN
    • A New Chapter
    • Find Your Passion
    • What Does the 2019/2020 School Year Look Like? (information session)
    • The "Exceptional Swings" Golf Tournament 
    • Camp Day! 
  • Coffee Club update
  • Upcoming events in the community and beyond

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WRFN Family Pulse - June 2019

This month in Family Pulse we are discussing how to keep your child safe online. This is a hot-button issue for all children. Many of us did not have Internet when we were children, or were introduced as teenagers. The consequences of unsupervised Internet usage can be severe.

 

In this issue of Family Pulse you will also find:

  • SEAC Updates
  • Coffee Club update
  • What's happening at WRFN
  • Keeping your child safe online
  • Upcoming community events

You can read the June 2019 issue of Family Pulse online or download a pdf copy.

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WRFN Newsletter - May 2019

This issue of Family Pulse focuses on Self-Advocacy. Cristina, WRFN Self-Advocacy Liaison, shares her personal definition of self-advocacy and the 'selfs' that pave the way toward learning this skill. 


In this issue, we are also excited to share a recap from our Evening of Elegance fundraiser! We are grateful to our sponsors, donors and guests for making it such a successful night. 

 

Inside this issue:

  • SEAC Updates
  • WRFN's 5th annual Evening of Elegance
  • What's Happening at WRFN
  • Coffee Club Updates
  • The 'Selfs' that Pave the Way Toward Self-Advocacy
  • Upcoming Community Events

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