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PFLAG Waterloo, Wellington & Perth Region-Support Group
PFLAG Waterloo, Wellington & Perth Region-Support Group
Jul 20, 2021 7:00 PM Dec 21, 2021 9:00 PM
The Waterloo Wellington Perth Chapter of PFLAG (Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays) invites you to attend our support group focusing on topics of interest to parents, family and friends of LGBTQ individuals.
Free more info
Spectrum-Transgender Partners and Friends Peer Support Group
Spectrum-Transgender Partners and Friends Peer Support Group
Aug 11, 2021 12:00 AM Dec 08, 2021 12:00 AM
The Partners, Family and Friends of Transgender Folks Peer Support Group is a support group for non-transgender folks in the orbit of transgender folks where they can discuss their challenges and build community and solutions.
Free more info
Carizon-Growing Healthy Two-gether Online!
Carizon-Growing Healthy Two-gether Online!
Sep 14, 2021 10:30 AM Nov 02, 2021 11:30 AM
Join our Program Coordinator, Registered Dietitan, other pregnant individuals, and their support people, to talk about your healthy pregnancy!
Free more info
Carizon-First Time Parents Group
Carizon-First Time Parents Group
Sep 15, 2021 10:30 AM Nov 17, 2021 11:30 AM
A 10-week, parenting support and educational program for first time parents and caregivers.
Free more info
Woolwich Counselling Centre- Be You! @SLGBTQ+ Support Group
Woolwich Counselling Centre- Be You! @SLGBTQ+ Support Group
Sep 20, 2021 4:00 PM Dec 27, 2021 5:00 PM
This facilitated therapy group provides a safe, fun and respectful environment to connect and seek support.
Free more info
CADDAC-Interactive Parenting Course: Building your Child's ADHD Profile
CADDAC-Interactive Parenting Course: Building your Child's ADHD Profile
Sep 21, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 02, 2021 9:30 PM
This five-part interactive course has been designed for parents starting the ADHD journey with their child and for those striving to better understand their child’s impairments and needs.
$50.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
KW Counselling Services-Strong Moms, Safe Kids
KW Counselling Services-Strong Moms, Safe Kids
Sep 22, 2021 12:00 AM Nov 24, 2021 12:00 AM
A FREE group program for mothers and children healing from domestic violence.
Free more info
Carizon-Busy Babies...Nobody's Perfect
Carizon-Busy Babies...Nobody's Perfect
Sep 22, 2021 1:30 PM Nov 10, 2021 2:30 PM
An 8-week online, parent support group for parents and caregivers who are 25 and younger.
Free more info
Carizon-Busy Babies...Nobody's Perfect
Carizon-Busy Babies...Nobody's Perfect
Sep 23, 2021 10:00 AM Nov 11, 2021 11:00 AM
An 8-week online, parent support group for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-6 years.
Free more info
Carizon-Busy Babies...Nobody's Perfect
Carizon-Busy Babies...Nobody's Perfect
Sep 23, 2021 1:00 PM Nov 11, 2021 2:30 PM
An 8-week online, parent support group for Arabic speaking parents and caregivers.
Free more info
LDAWC-Reading Rocks
LDAWC-Reading Rocks
Sep 27, 2021 6:00 PM Nov 22, 2021 7:00 PM
Reading Rocks is an 8-week one-on-one literacy program for children aged 6-12 who require support with their literacy skills (those with LDs).
Free more info
LDAWC-Reading Rocks
LDAWC-Reading Rocks
Sep 27, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 22, 2021 7:30 PM
Reading Rocks is an 8-week one-on-one literacy program for children aged 6-12 who require support with their literacy skills (those with LDs).
Free more info
LDAWC-Reading Rocks
LDAWC-Reading Rocks
Sep 28, 2021 6:00 PM Nov 18, 2021 7:00 PM
Reading Rocks is an 8-week one-on-one literacy program for children aged 6-12 who require support with their literacy skills (those with LDs).
Free more info
LDAWC-Reading Rocks
LDAWC-Reading Rocks
Sep 28, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 18, 2021 7:30 PM
Reading Rocks is an 8-week one-on-one literacy program for children aged 6-12 who require support with their literacy skills (those with LDs).
Free more info
LDAWC-Social Skills Program
LDAWC-Social Skills Program
Sep 28, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 16, 2021 7:30 PM
Are you looking for a program that assists in the development of social skills and social problem-solving strategies, while also promoting self-esteem and self-advocacy in a supportive environment?
$50.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
Carizon-Growing Stronger
Carizon-Growing Stronger
Sep 30, 2021 1:15 PM Dec 16, 2021 2:45 PM
Adult (18+) trauma group
All group programs are FREE and open to refugees and persons with protected status.
Free more info
CADDAC Parenting Program: Supporting Your Child's Executive Functioning
CADDAC Parenting Program: Supporting Your Child's Executive Functioning
Sep 30, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 25, 2021 8:00 PM
This group program will provide parents and caregivers with important information about executive functioning and how it impacts children and teens with ADHD. Group members will learn tools and strategies to help them support their children with the areas of executive functioning that are challenging for them, and practice applying them in their homes. Through a combination of psychoeducation, self-reflection, role-play, and real-life practice and experimentation, group members will gain insight and skills to help their young people be more successful.
$100.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
$150.00 (child) plus applicable taxes
more info
KPL-Virtual Sensory Storytime
KPL-Virtual Sensory Storytime
Oct 02, 2021 2:00 PM Nov 27, 2021 2:30 PM
Join us for stories, games and songs in this program designed for children with autism or other developmental differences. Children of all ages and abilities are welcome.
Free more info
LDAWC-Mastering Mathematics
LDAWC-Mastering Mathematics
Oct 04, 2021 4:00 PM Dec 10, 2021 8:00 PM
An overwhelming number of parents have reached out to us during the pandemic to inquire about support in mathematics. Students with suspected or diagnosed LDs are struggling with math and have demonstrated a need for this type of support. The aim of this program is to support elementary and high school students by providing 10-weeks of small group (3:1) multi-sensory remedial mathematics tutoring, twice per week.
$500.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
$400.00 (child) plus applicable taxes
more info
Carizon-Parents Talk it Through
Carizon-Parents Talk it Through
Oct 05, 2021 1:15 PM Nov 30, 2021 2:45 PM
Parents of children of all ages.
All group programs are FREE and open to refugees and persons with protected status.
Free more info
Carizon-Youth in Diverse Cultures
Carizon-Youth in Diverse Cultures
Oct 05, 2021 3:30 PM Nov 30, 2021 5:30 PM
Male youth, 15-20 years old
All group programs are FREE and open to refugees and persons with protected status.
Free more info
Carizon-International Youth Group
Carizon-International Youth Group
Oct 06, 2021 4:30 PM Dec 01, 2021 5:30 PM
Youth, 10-13 years old
All group programs are FREE and open to refugees and persons with protected status.
Free more info
Lutherwood-Virtual Support Group for Adolescents with FASD
Lutherwood-Virtual Support Group for Adolescents with FASD
Oct 06, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 10, 2021 7:30 PM
Free more info
Carizon-Empowering Youth on Anti-Racism
Carizon-Empowering Youth on Anti-Racism
Oct 07, 2021 3:45 PM Dec 02, 2021 5:15 PM
Youth, high school aged
All group programs are FREE and open to refugees and persons with protected status.
Free more info
LDAWC-Typing Program
LDAWC-Typing Program
Oct 07, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 25, 2021 7:45 PM
Keyboarding is one of the most important skills for students to learn. The LDAWC Typing Program is an fun and effective way to learn & improve on typing skills.
$50.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
Carizon-Extinguish Your Fire
Carizon-Extinguish Your Fire
Oct 12, 2021 5:00 PM Nov 30, 2021 6:00 PM
Children aged 5-7
Free more info
Button Factory Arts-Postpartum Art Therapy Group
Button Factory Arts-Postpartum Art Therapy Group
Oct 13, 2021 10:00 AM Dec 15, 2021 11:00 AM
Program geared to parents who are experiencing symptoms of Postpartum Mood and Anxiety. Offered at the Button Factory, this program is facilitated by Expressive Arts Therapist Catherine Mellanger.
Free more info
Carizon-Building Parenting Capacity Book Club
Carizon-Building Parenting Capacity Book Club
Oct 13, 2021 12:00 PM Dec 01, 2021 1:00 PM
Group for Parents of children grade K-8
Free more info
Christian Horizons-How To Be a Good Roommate Workshop
Christian Horizons-How To Be a Good Roommate Workshop
Oct 13, 2021 1:00 PM Nov 03, 2021 2:30 PM
Interactive virtual sessions with activities, discussions & videos.
Free more info
Carizon-Healthy Living & Healthy Relationships
Carizon-Healthy Living & Healthy Relationships
Oct 13, 2021 5:00 PM Dec 01, 2021 6:00 PM
Family Focused group for 5-7 year olds and their Parent/Caregiver + siblings.
Free more info
KW Multicultural Centre-Let's Talk
KW Multicultural Centre-Let's Talk
Oct 13, 2021 6:00 PM Dec 01, 2021 7:00 PM
Interested in learning how to reach your career goals? Want to learn new types of art? Make new friends and get volunteer hours? Then join Let's Talk!
Let's Talk is a virtual program for immigrant, newcomer, and refugee youth ages 14-21. This is a partnership program with the KW Multicultural Centre that is focused on helping you figure out your career goals and supporting you in exploring these ideas by using art activities (e.g. art, drama, music, etc.). In this program you will have the opportunity to connect with career mentors, ask them questions, and learn more about the career you are interested in. Let's Talk can also help you figure out your career goals if you are not sure which career you want to pursue.
Free more info
Carizon-Just Breathe
Carizon-Just Breathe
Oct 14, 2021 4:30 PM Dec 02, 2021 5:30 PM
Caregivers and their children aged 7-9
Free more info
Carizon-Optimistic Thinking
Carizon-Optimistic Thinking
Oct 14, 2021 4:30 PM Dec 02, 2021 5:30 PM
Youth aged 9-11
Free more info
Carizon-Connecting Through Play
Carizon-Connecting Through Play
Oct 14, 2021 6:00 PM Dec 02, 2021 7:00 PM
Family focused group for 5-7 year olds and their Parents/Caregiver
Free more info
Carizon-#YouthConnected
Carizon-#YouthConnected
Oct 18, 2021 6:30 PM Dec 06, 2021 8:30 PM
Female identified youth aged 14-17
Free more info
LDAWC-SOAR: Transition to High School
LDAWC-SOAR: Transition to High School
Oct 18, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 22, 2021 7:45 PM
Are you or your child in grades 7-9 with an LD or ADHD? Looking to prepare for the transition to high school?
Free more info
LDAWC-SOAR SR. Transition to Post-Secondary
LDAWC-SOAR SR. Transition to Post-Secondary
Oct 19, 2021 6:30 PM Dec 07, 2021 8:00 PM
Are you or your child in grades 11 or 12 with an LD or ADHD? Looking to prepare for the transition to college or university?

$50.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
LDAWC-Executive Skills Program
LDAWC-Executive Skills Program
Oct 20, 2021 6:30 PM Dec 08, 2021 7:45 PM
Does your child need to further develop one or more of the skills listed below?
? Planning
? Time Management
? Organization
? Task Initiation
? Impulse Control
? Sustained Attention
? Working Memory
? Self-Awareness
? Flexibility
? Perseverance Learning

$50.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
Woolwich Counselling Centre- Building Better Boundaries
Woolwich Counselling Centre- Building Better Boundaries
Oct 21, 2021 6:00 PM Dec 09, 2021 8:00 PM
This group will explore why setting healthy boundaries can feel challenging, and offer steps to overcome these barriers.
Free more info
Woolwich Counselling Centre-Stand Tall
Woolwich Counselling Centre-Stand Tall
Oct 25, 2021 5:00 PM Nov 29, 2021 6:00 PM
This 6 week therapy group promotes confidence and assertiveness enabling children to protect and express themselves.
Free more info
J.O.E.-Online Training Grounds
J.O.E.-Online Training Grounds
Nov 01, 2021 10:00 AM Dec 13, 2021 11:00 AM
Got fall plans? Have Fun, meet friends and gain awesome job skills!
$145.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
SDRC-Autism and Social Communication Skills
SDRC-Autism and Social Communication Skills
Nov 01, 2021 6:30 PM Nov 01, 2021 8:00 PM
This workshop will provide an overview of practical strategies to support communication development for individuals with ASD and will cover social communication skills including theory of mind, hidden curriculum, read the room, comic strip conversations and using scripts to support social skills.
Free more info
OCO-The SCALE program
OCO-The SCALE program
Nov 02, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 23, 2021 1:00 PM
The SCALE Program (Supporting?Caregiver?Awareness,?Learning and?Empowerment) offers weekly psychoeducational webinars (divided into two 4-week sessions) focused on various topics such as stress, anxiety, mindfulness etc., strategies and tools to better cope with difficult caregiving emotions and free online and/or individual counselling. Learn more about the program and how to register here.
Free more info
J.O.E.-Online Training Grounds
J.O.E.-Online Training Grounds
Nov 02, 2021 1:30 PM Dec 14, 2021 2:30 PM
Got fall plans? Have Fun, meet friends and gain awesome job skills!
$145.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
Brightside ABA Services-Managing Challenging Behaviour
Brightside ABA Services-Managing Challenging Behaviour
Nov 02, 2021 6:00 PM Nov 02, 2021 7:00 PM
Virtual Parent Coaching workshop
Free more info
WRFN-A New Chapter
WRFN-A New Chapter
Nov 02, 2021 7:30 PM Nov 02, 2021 9:00 PM
This group is for parents/caregivers interested in preparing for the future of their youth/adult family member with a lifelong disability.
Free more info
York and Simcoe FASD Initiative- 2nd Annual FASD Conference
Nov 03, 2021 9:00 AM Nov 03, 2021 3:00 PM
A one day conference full of interesting speakers including the staff of Waterloo Region's own Fort and Temenos Classrooms
$150.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Nov 04, 2021 3:00 PM Nov 04, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
Free more info
CWSDS-Halton Sexual Confidence Workshop
CWSDS-Halton Sexual Confidence Workshop
Nov 04, 2021 6:30 PM Dec 09, 2021 7:30 PM
Developing Healthy Relationships and Sexual Awareness
$25.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
LDAWC Speaker Series-Getting an IEP that Works
LDAWC Speaker Series-Getting an IEP that Works
Nov 04, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 04, 2021 9:00 PM
Join Carol McMullen as she presents a workshop to help parents get the most from their child’s IEP.
Free more info
P4P-Tips for RDSP Plan Holders
P4P-Tips for RDSP Plan Holders
Nov 04, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 04, 2021 8:00 PM
Creating an RDSP is a critical start but once an RDSP is open there is much more that Plan Holders can learn to ensure they are optimizing the plan.
Free more info
WRFN & Sunbeam-Making It Work
WRFN & Sunbeam-Making It Work
Nov 04, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 04, 2021 9:00 PM
A panel discussion on employment for caregivers.
Free more info
WWDSS Evening Speaker Series-Building Circles of Support and Friendship
WWDSS Evening Speaker Series-Building Circles of Support and Friendship
Nov 04, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 04, 2021 9:00 PM
This is a workshop designed for families who would like to learn more about the importance of Circles or networks of support for their family member.
$5.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
$15.00 (child) plus applicable taxes
more info
CWSDS-Safety For Independent Living
CWSDS-Safety For Independent Living
Nov 08, 2021 3:00 PM Nov 12, 2021 5:00 PM
Join us for a virtual presentation on safety for Independent Living.
$55.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
ODEN-Raising Expectations
ODEN-Raising Expectations
Nov 09, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 09, 2021 12:00 PM
What does your child want to do when they grow up?
Free more info
Brightside ABA Services-Generalization & Maintenance
Brightside ABA Services-Generalization & Maintenance
Nov 09, 2021 6:00 PM Nov 09, 2021 7:00 PM
Virtual Parent Coaching workshop
Free more info
CADDAC-Advocating for Your Child with ADHD in Canadian School Systems
CADDAC-Advocating for Your Child with ADHD in Canadian School Systems
Nov 09, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 16, 2021 8:30 PM
Advocating for your children’s educational rights may be one of the most frustrating and confusing experiences you will encounter.
This two-part presentation will help you understand your provincial special education system, its benefits, and drawbacks while offering you tips on how to navigate that system.
$20.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
P4P-My Life, My Choice, My Community
P4P-My Life, My Choice, My Community
Nov 09, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 09, 2021 8:00 PM
All individuals have gifts and positive contributions they can make to their communities. At P4P, community means being involved in everyday places, doing everyday things with everyday people. Adopting this type of mindset opens up all kinds of opportunities for individuals to actively participate in and contribute to their community.
Free more info
ODEN-Raising Expectations
ODEN-Raising Expectations
Nov 09, 2021 7:30 PM Nov 09, 2021 7:30 PM
What does your child want to do when they grow up?
Free more info
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Nov 11, 2021 3:00 PM Nov 11, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
Free more info
Strong Minds, Strong Kids- Kids Have Stress Too! Grades 1-6 Training
Strong Minds, Strong Kids- Kids Have Stress Too! Grades 1-6 Training
Nov 12, 2021 12:30 PM Nov 12, 2021 3:00 PM
This research-based program is built on an experiential learning approach and provides you with practical, developmentally appropriate, engaging activities for students in grades one to six. Its aim is to help educators, social service workers, caregivers, and parents create teachable moments to introduce stress management strategies and build emotional resiliency.
$75.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Self-Care for the Holidays
KW Hab-Leg Up! Self-Care for the Holidays
Nov 15, 2021 11:00 AM Dec 20, 2021 12:00 PM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$90.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Baking
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Baking
Nov 15, 2021 2:00 PM Dec 20, 2021 3:00 PM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$120.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
LDAWC-Virtual Peer Support Network
LDAWC-Virtual Peer Support Network
Nov 15, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 15, 2021 8:30 PM
Come join our Peer Support Network and meet other parents on a similar journey to yours.

Free more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Flowerpot Christmas Crafts
KW Hab-Leg Up! Flowerpot Christmas Crafts
Nov 16, 2021 11:00 AM Dec 21, 2021 12:00 PM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$20.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
Pathways to Growth-Workshop MS Excel
Nov 16, 2021 3:30 PM Nov 26, 2021 4:30 PM
$150.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Baking
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Baking
Nov 16, 2021 4:00 PM Dec 21, 2021 5:00 PM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$20.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
DSRF-Webinars Educator Series
DSRF-Webinars Educator Series
Nov 16, 2021 7:00 PM Dec 09, 2021 8:15 PM
We are excited to offer our fourth webinar series with exciting new topics designed to support the important work educators do everyday.
$30.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
$200.00 (child) plus applicable taxes
more info
KW Counselling Services-Parenting Now: From Argument to Agreement
KW Counselling Services-Parenting Now: From Argument to Agreement
Nov 16, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 16, 2021 8:00 PM
How do we get there? Bedtime. Chores. Homework. Screen time. Sibling bickering. Do you feel like even minor requests turn into major arguments? This session will give you some concrete strategies to turn that argument into agreement.
Free more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Crafts
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Crafts
Nov 17, 2021 11:00 AM Dec 22, 2021 12:00 PM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$120.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
P4P-Journey to Belonging: An Overview for Individuals, Families & Caregivers.
P4P-Journey to Belonging: An Overview for Individuals, Families & Caregivers.
Nov 17, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 17, 2021 1:00 PM
Please join us for a presentation about Journey to Belonging: Choice and Inclusion, the government of Ontario’s plan to reform developmental services.
Free more info
Strong Minds, Strong Kids- “Be Gentle with Yourself!” Building self-compassion with children and adolescents
Strong Minds, Strong Kids- “Be Gentle with Yourself!” Building self-compassion with children and adolescents
Nov 17, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 17, 2021 1:00 PM
We look forward to having you join us for our latest webinar on how building self-compassion can be the antidote for children and adolescents (as well as their caregivers) who might need a nudge toward being kinder and more gentle toward themselves.
Free more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Music
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Music
Nov 17, 2021 2:00 PM Dec 22, 2021 3:00 PM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$90.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Activities
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Activities
Nov 18, 2021 11:00 AM Dec 16, 2021 12:00 PM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$15.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
P4P-Journey to Belonging: An Overview for Individuals, Families & Caregivers.
P4P-Journey to Belonging: An Overview for Individuals, Families & Caregivers.
Nov 18, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 18, 2021 1:00 PM
Please join us for a presentation about Journey to Belonging: Choice and Inclusion, the government of Ontario’s plan to reform developmental services.
Free more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Card
KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Card
Nov 18, 2021 2:00 PM Dec 16, 2021 3:00 PM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$20.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Nov 18, 2021 3:00 PM Nov 18, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
Free more info
P4P-Intro to the ODSP
P4P-Intro to the ODSP
Nov 18, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 18, 2021 8:00 PM
If your loved one with a disability requires financial help with basic living expenses, including medical expenses, they could be eligible for the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). Understanding how this program works and how to maintain it alongside other financial resources will ensure your loved one continues to receive this support for as long as he or she may need it need it.
Free more info
[CLONE] KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Desserts
[CLONE] KW Hab-Leg Up! Holiday Desserts
Nov 19, 2021 10:30 AM Dec 17, 2021 11:30 AM
LEG Up! Provides online skill enhancement and learning experiences. Learning for you in the comfort of your home. You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam, audio and internet connection.
$20.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
SHEDD- Building Our Tool Shedd
SHEDD- Building Our Tool Shedd
Nov 19, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 19, 2021 1:30 PM
The purpose of this webinar is to introduce a housing design tool (the SHEDD tool) used to modify build environments for people with developmental disabilities, with a focus on a behaviours that challenge.
Free more info
Strong Minds, Strong Kids- Kids Have Stress Too! Preschool, Kindergarten and Parent Program Training
Strong Minds, Strong Kids- Kids Have Stress Too! Preschool, Kindergarten and Parent Program Training
Nov 19, 2021 12:30 PM Nov 19, 2021 3:00 PM
This program provides a comprehensive introduction to key aspects of early childhood and brain development, as well as the crucial role caregivers and educators, play in helping children learn effective stress-management strategies. This program contains practice and curriculum-based strategies to help young children learn how to manage stress.
$100.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
P4P-Journey to Belonging: An Overview for Individuals, Families & Caregivers.
P4P-Journey to Belonging: An Overview for Individuals, Families & Caregivers.
Nov 22, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 22, 2021 1:00 PM
Please join us for a presentation about Journey to Belonging: Choice and Inclusion, the government of Ontario’s plan to reform developmental services.
Free more info
SDRC-Speaker Series: Substitute Decision Maker and Power of Attorney Process
SDRC-Speaker Series: Substitute Decision Maker and Power of Attorney Process
Nov 23, 2021 11:00 AM Nov 23, 2021 12:30 PM
Learn about substitute decision makers and the power of attorney process.
Free more info
ODEN-Employment: The Gold Standard
ODEN-Employment: The Gold Standard
Nov 23, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 23, 2021 12:00 PM
For students who have a developmental disability, early perceptions of “unemployability” continue to foster lower expectations from families and educators, creating barriers to access critical supports needed to prepare them for a future that includes work.
Free more info
SDRC- Helping Individuals with Autism Navigate the Social World
SDRC- Helping Individuals with Autism Navigate the Social World
Nov 23, 2021 1:00 PM Nov 30, 2021 3:00 PM
Individuals with autism typically do not learn many social skills by simply observing others in a social context. Parents and caregivers need to understand this. This workshop provide strategies, resources and educational material to help parents and caregivers understand the difficulties in teaching someone with autism social skills.
Free more info
ODEN-Employment: The Gold Standard
ODEN-Employment: The Gold Standard
Nov 23, 2021 7:30 PM Nov 23, 2021 7:30 PM
For students who have a developmental disability, early perceptions of “unemployability” continue to foster lower expectations from families and educators, creating barriers to access critical supports needed to prepare them for a future that includes work.
Free more info
SDRC-Discussing Puberty & Sexuality with Your Child
SDRC-Discussing Puberty & Sexuality with Your Child
Nov 24, 2021 1:00 PM Nov 24, 2021 2:30 PM
This workshop will address body and behavioural changes that occur during puberty. We will give you resources and strategies to help you guide your child through this next step in their development and give them the knowledge and skills to keep them safe.

Free more info
Brightside ABA Services-Holiday Paint Group
Brightside ABA Services-Holiday Paint Group
Nov 24, 2021 1:30 PM Dec 15, 2021 2:30 PM
Interested in creating a keepsake for a family member or for yourself? Join us just in time for holiday celebrations.
$295.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
more info
Family Alliance Ontario-Family Knowledge Share
Family Alliance Ontario-Family Knowledge Share
Nov 24, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 24, 2021 8:00 PM
Path to Supporting Families on their Journey to Employment, Speaker Ines Escallon and Nancy Ceci from the Family Support Network of Employment.
Free more info
Family Alliance Ontario-Path to Supporting Families on their Journey to Employment
Family Alliance Ontario-Path to Supporting Families on their Journey to Employment
Nov 24, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 24, 2021 8:00 PM
Free more info
Kenneth Pope Law-Webinar: Disability and Estate Planning Annual Updates
Nov 24, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 24, 2021 8:00 PM
It’s that time of year again. Grab a tea and tune in as Ken outlines important information including recent and upcoming changes regarding special needs & disability estate planning.
Free more info
P4P-Nurturing Positive Relationships
P4P-Nurturing Positive Relationships
Nov 24, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 24, 2021 8:00 PM
In an ideal world, a supportive network of people would be readily available to our son or daughter with a disability. At P4P, we believe that one cannot truly experience community without being engaged in reciprocal relationships with other members of the community. Building a network of support is a good first step in ensuring that individuals are engaged in nurturing and supportive relationships that promote personal autonomy.
Free more info
WRFN School Issues Support Group
WRFN School Issues Support Group
Nov 24, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 24, 2021 8:30 PM
Do you have questions or concerns about school issues for your child/youth with special needs?
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Kenneth Pope Law-Webinar: Disability and Estate Planning Annual Updates
Nov 25, 2021 1:00 PM Nov 25, 2021 2:00 PM
It’s that time of year again. Grab a tea and tune in as Ken outlines important information including recent and upcoming changes regarding special needs & disability estate planning.
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DSO-Technology to Support Independence
DSO-Technology to Support Independence
Nov 25, 2021 2:00 PM Nov 25, 2021 3:00 PM
Join DSO Housing Navigators for a virtual presentation on the various types of technological assistance available today and how it might be used to support independence.
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WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Nov 25, 2021 3:00 PM Nov 25, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
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Strong Minds, Strong Kids- Stress Lessons Grades 7-12 Training
Strong Minds, Strong Kids- Stress Lessons Grades 7-12 Training
Nov 26, 2021 12:30 PM Nov 26, 2021 3:00 PM
Stress Lessons is a comprehensive resource designed for educators, social service workers, caregivers, and parents who want to help youth develop resilience. Full of psychologically-sound strategies and tools, this resource will help teens develop resilience and positive coping skills.
$75.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
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P4P-Introduction to the RDSP
P4P-Introduction to the RDSP
Nov 29, 2021 12:00 PM Nov 29, 2021 1:00 PM
Learn about the RDSP, a made-in Canada, long-term savings vehicle designed specifically for individuals who have a disability.
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Christian Horizons-How To Be a Good Roommate Workshop
Christian Horizons-How To Be a Good Roommate Workshop
Nov 30, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 30, 2021 8:00 PM
Interactive virtual sessions with activities, discussions & videos.
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FASD Ontario & Health Nexus-Webinar: FASD & Sleep
FASD Ontario & Health Nexus-Webinar: FASD & Sleep
Nov 30, 2021 7:00 PM Nov 30, 2021 7:00 PM
The reasons for sleep difficulties in children with FASD and the potential impact of poor sleep on the child and family will be highlighted.
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DSO-Creating Your Individualized Housing & Support Plan
DSO-Creating Your Individualized Housing & Support Plan
Dec 01, 2021 6:00 PM Dec 15, 2021 8:30 PM
This 3 session workshop series is designed to help you begin creating an individualized housing and support plan for you or a family member with a developmental disability.
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ACEs Coalition of Guelph & Wellington-Learning Opportunity with Dr. Michael Ungar
ACEs Coalition of Guelph & Wellington-Learning Opportunity with Dr. Michael Ungar
Dec 01, 2021 6:30 PM Dec 01, 2021 8:00 PM
Webinar with Dr. Michael Ungar "Nurturing Resilience through Relationships"
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WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Dec 02, 2021 3:00 PM Dec 02, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
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P4P-The Disability Tax Credit
P4P-The Disability Tax Credit
Dec 02, 2021 7:00 PM Dec 02, 2021 8:00 PM
It can be difficult to begin thinking about financial planning but if you have a disability or support someone with a disability, there is an easy way to get started.
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CWSDS-Safety For Independent Living
CWSDS-Safety For Independent Living
Dec 06, 2021 10:00 AM Dec 10, 2021 12:00 PM
Join us for a virtual presentation on safety for Independent Living.
$55.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
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OIFN- Shared Learning Series: Building Capacity in Independent Facilitation
OIFN- Shared Learning Series: Building Capacity in Independent Facilitation
Dec 07, 2021 10:00 AM Dec 09, 2021 3:00 PM
A shared learning series designed for people living with disabilities, family members and/or loved ones, and aspiring & experienced Independent Facilitators.
$150.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
$400.00 (child) plus applicable taxes
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Lutherwood-Modern Approach to Interviewing
Lutherwood-Modern Approach to Interviewing
Dec 07, 2021 1:00 PM Dec 10, 2021 2:00 PM
Nervous about what to say? Join us to learn about the types of interviews employers are conducting, and how to prepare yourself to answer questions effectively.
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P4P-Creative Options for Home
P4P-Creative Options for Home
Dec 07, 2021 7:00 PM Dec 07, 2021 8:00 PM
Creating and exploring options for “home” is perhaps one of the more difficult aspects of future planning for individuals with a disability. However, many families have found creative and innovative ways to support their loved one in having a home of their own and one of their own choosing.
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WRFN-A New Chapter
WRFN-A New Chapter
Dec 07, 2021 7:30 PM Dec 07, 2021 9:00 PM
This group is for parents/caregivers interested in preparing for the future of their youth/adult family member with a lifelong disability.
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WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Dec 09, 2021 3:00 PM Dec 09, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
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KW Counselling Services-Parenting Now: Let's Talk About...
KW Counselling Services-Parenting Now: Let's Talk About...
Dec 09, 2021 7:00 PM Dec 09, 2021 8:00 PM
...resources in our community. Learn and share about resources in your neighborhood (extra-curricular activties, food resources/community gardens, recreation, parent supports etc.)
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YCAP-Cannabis and the Adolescent Brain
Dec 15, 2021 1:00 PM Dec 15, 2021 2:00 PM
The human brain continues to develop until the age of 25. During adolescence, youth learn about the world and discover who they are as their brains mature. Risky behaviors such as using cannabis can have harmful effects on a developing brain when use (regular and heavy use) begins in adolescence.
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WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Dec 16, 2021 3:00 PM Dec 16, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
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WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Dec 23, 2021 3:00 PM Dec 23, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
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WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
WRFN-Coffee Club Zoom Edition
Dec 30, 2021 3:00 PM Dec 30, 2021 4:00 PM
Coffee Club is a drop-in group for individuals 16 and older who are looking to build community through planned social activities.
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 LDAWC-Mastering Mathematics
LDAWC-Mastering Mathematics
Jan 03, 2022 4:00 PM Mar 11, 2022 8:00 PM
An overwhelming number of parents have reached out to us during the pandemic to inquire about support in mathematics. Students with suspected or diagnosed LDs are struggling with math and have demonstrated a need for this type of support. The aim of this program is to support elementary and high school students by providing 10-weeks of small group (3:1) multi-sensory remedial mathematics tutoring, twice per week.
$500.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
$400.00 (child) plus applicable taxes
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CWSDS-Halton Sexual Confidence Workshop
CWSDS-Halton Sexual Confidence Workshop
Jan 11, 2022 2:30 PM Feb 15, 2022 3:30 PM
Developing Healthy Relationships and Sexual Awareness
$25.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
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P4P-Early Planning Toolkit
P4P-Early Planning Toolkit
Jan 11, 2022 7:00 PM Jan 11, 2022 8:00 PM
We all share the same dream for our children—a life filled with friends, joy and opportunities. As a parent/caregiver of a child with a disability, you already have a lot on your plate. But there are things you can do NOW that will make a huge impact on your child’s future. The Early Planning Toolkit will get you started.
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OIFN- Shared Learning Series: Building Capacity in Independent Facilitation
OIFN- Shared Learning Series: Building Capacity in Independent Facilitation
Jan 18, 2022 10:00 AM Jan 19, 2022 3:00 PM
A shared learning series designed for people living with disabilities, family members and/or loved ones, and aspiring & experienced Independent Facilitators.
$150.00 (adult) plus applicable taxes
$400.00 (child) plus applicable taxes
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CADDAC- ADHD Youth Coaching Program
CADDAC- ADHD Youth Coaching Program
Jan 19, 2022 12:00 AM Mar 30, 2022 12:00 AM
Are you between 16 – 24 and do you have ADHD?
Would you like to have support as you navigate through life’s twists and turns?
We can help!


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