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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.

 


 

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Movin' and Groovin'
Movin' and Groovin'
Sep 24, 2019 6:30 PM Dec 10, 2019 7:30 PM
Come join our fun, fit, and fab program for adolescents of all abilities ages 7 to 18.
$50.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Movin' and Groovin'
Movin' and Groovin'
Sep 26, 2019 6:30 PM Dec 12, 2019 7:30 PM
Come join our fun, fit, and fab program for adolescents of all abilities ages 7 to 18.
$50.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Tuesday Hangout
Oct 29, 2019 1:30 PM Dec 17, 2019 1:30 PM
Come to a weekly get together with friends to enjoy volunteering, fun recreational activities and cooking!
$350.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Weekend Warriors
Weekend Warriors
Nov 29, 2019 12:00 AM Dec 01, 2019 12:00 AM
Experience a unique atmosphere to learn and challenge yourself in an outdoor environment. Build and cook on a fire, try out ropes courses, hike along beautiful natural trails and enjoy time with friends
$300.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Sensitive Santa
Dec 01, 2019 8:30 AM Dec 01, 2019 10:30 AM
This special time to visit with Santa is reserved for children with social, emotional or behavioral needs. This sensory friendly environment provides lower lighting and quieter surroundings.
Free more info
Community of Hearts-Holiday Open House
Community of Hearts-Holiday Open House
Dec 01, 2019 2:00 PM Dec 01, 2019 4:00 PM
Join us for some holiday cheer and the celebration of another great year!
Free more info
Ask A Self-Advocate
Ask A Self-Advocate
Dec 02, 2019 12:00 PM Dec 02, 2019 2:00 PM
Do you need to look at a challenge you are facing with a new perspective? Would you like to bounce ideas off someone who's been there? Cristina was diagnosed with exceptionalities as an adult, and she is passionate about sharing her lived experience. You can come meet with Cristina to discuss your own questions and concerns, and hopefully gain new insights and ideas. This program in open to individuals with disabilities, their families, or professional supports.
Free more info
Coffee Club
Coffee Club
Dec 02, 2019 7:00 PM Dec 02, 2019 9:00 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
Enhancing Belonging workshop
Enhancing Belonging workshop
Dec 03, 2019 9:00 AM Dec 03, 2019 4:00 PM
A workshop for people who want to enhance belonging in their community and who want to create an action plan to reduce social isolation and loneliness.
$60.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
$30.00 (Price 2) plus applicable taxes
more info
A New Chapter
A New Chapter
Dec 03, 2019 6:45 PM Dec 03, 2019 8:30 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
WRDSS Evening Speakers Series
WRDSS Evening Speakers Series
Dec 04, 2019 7:00 PM Dec 04, 2019 9:00 PM
This workshop will address body and behavioural changes that occur during puberty. Resources and strategies will be provided to help parents guide their child through this next step in their development and give them the knowledge and skills to keep them safe.
$15.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
$5.00 (Price 2) plus applicable taxes
more info
Skating
Skating
Dec 05, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 05, 2019 11:00 AM
The Cambridge Sports Park is offering weekly skating for persons with physical and developmental disabilities.
$5.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Neighbourhood Nature Play Project - Gzowski Park
Neighbourhood Nature Play Project - Gzowski Park
Dec 05, 2019 3:00 PM Dec 05, 2019 5:00 PM
Come out and explore and experience nature through fun, open-ended programming that allows kids to be the architects of their own play!
Free more info
Monthly ADHD & Asperger's Support Group
Monthly ADHD & Asperger's Support Group
Dec 05, 2019 6:00 PM Dec 05, 2019 7:00 PM
Come by on the first Thursday of every month to connect with others with ADHD and/or ASD/Asperger's Syndrome. This group is typically led by a practitioner with ADHD and/or ASD themselves.
Free more info
 A-Team Waterloo Region
A-Team Waterloo Region
Dec 05, 2019 7:30 PM Dec 05, 2019 9:00 PM
A-Team Waterloo Region is a peer support group for adults with Aspergers Syndrome.
Free more info
Kaleidoscope Kids
Kaleidoscope Kids
Dec 06, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 06, 2019 11:30 AM
Come play, connect, support and be supported.
Free more info
Sensitive Santa
Dec 08, 2019 8:30 AM Dec 08, 2019 10:30 AM
This special time to visit with Santa is reserved for children with social, emotional or behavioral needs. This sensory friendly environment provides lower lighting and quieter surroundings.
Free more info
WRFN at EarlyON Child & Family Centre - Roger Street
WRFN at EarlyON Child & Family Centre - Roger Street
Dec 09, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 09, 2019 11:00 AM
Do you find navigating services confusing? Are you looking for information about having your child assessed? Are you concerned about your child’s development? Are you interested in learning about programs and services offered in Waterloo Region?
Free more info
Ask A Self-Advocate
Ask A Self-Advocate
Dec 09, 2019 12:00 PM Dec 09, 2019 2:00 PM
Do you need to look at a challenge you are facing with a new perspective? Would you like to bounce ideas off someone who's been there? Cristina was diagnosed with exceptionalities as an adult, and she is passionate about sharing her lived experience. You can come meet with Cristina to discuss your own questions and concerns, and hopefully gain new insights and ideas. This program in open to individuals with disabilities, their families, or professional supports.
Free more info
Kerry's Place Orientation/OAP Services
Kerry's Place Orientation/OAP Services
Dec 09, 2019 6:00 PM Dec 09, 2019 8:00 PM
Join us for an OAP Childhood Budget presentation with Autism Ontario Service Navigator, Liz Boyd. Learn more about changes to the OAP, how to apply for/use your Childhood Budget and more!
Free more info
RDSP & Disability Tax Credit workshop
RDSP & Disability Tax Credit workshop
Dec 09, 2019 6:00 PM Dec 09, 2019 9:00 PM
Paul Arsenault, CFP,FP, RIS, CKC with Kindred Credit Union will share on how to plan a secure financial future for your loved one.
Free more info
Coffee Club
Coffee Club
Dec 09, 2019 7:00 PM Dec 09, 2019 9:00 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
Regulate to Communicate Education Workshop
Regulate to Communicate Education Workshop
Dec 10, 2019 6:00 PM Dec 10, 2019 8:00 PM
This workshop will provide information on how to read body cues, and implement appropriate calming and/or alerting activities so that children may feel more “ready” to learn.
Free more info
WRFN at EarlyON Child & Family Centre - Erbsville
WRFN at EarlyON Child & Family Centre - Erbsville
Dec 11, 2019 10:30 AM Dec 11, 2019 11:30 PM
Do you find navigating services confusing? Are you looking for information about having your child assessed? Are you concerned about your child’s development? Are you interested in learning about programs and services offered in Waterloo Region?
Free more info
Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop Part 1
Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop Part 1
Dec 11, 2019 12:30 PM Dec 11, 2019 2:30 PM
Do you have a child or youth who is not moving past a difficult situation? Do you have questions about how to help your child or youth cope with their feelings after difficult situations?
Free more info
Parenting Individuals with Autism
Parenting Individuals with Autism
Dec 12, 2019 9:30 AM Dec 12, 2019 1:30 PM
This program aims to provide parents and caregivers with an increased knowledge of child development, including an historical perspective, the stages of child development and how developmental changes can affect the process of development.
Free more info
Skating
Skating
Dec 12, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 12, 2019 11:00 AM
The Cambridge Sports Park is offering weekly skating for persons with physical and developmental disabilities.
$5.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Kaleidoscope Kids
Kaleidoscope Kids
Dec 13, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 13, 2019 11:30 AM
Come play, connect, support and be supported.
Free more info
Holiday Wrapping Party & Movie Night
Holiday Wrapping Party & Movie Night
Dec 13, 2019 4:00 PM Dec 13, 2019 7:00 PM
Bring your holiday gifts and get support from staff to wrap them!
$10.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Sensitive Santa
Dec 15, 2019 8:30 AM Dec 15, 2019 10:30 AM
This special time to visit with Santa is reserved for children with social, emotional or behavioral needs. This sensory friendly environment provides lower lighting and quieter surroundings.
Free more info
Ask A Self-Advocate
Ask A Self-Advocate
Dec 16, 2019 12:00 PM Dec 16, 2019 2:00 PM
Do you need to look at a challenge you are facing with a new perspective? Would you like to bounce ideas off someone who's been there? Cristina was diagnosed with exceptionalities as an adult, and she is passionate about sharing her lived experience. You can come meet with Cristina to discuss your own questions and concerns, and hopefully gain new insights and ideas. This program in open to individuals with disabilities, their families, or professional supports.
Free more info
Neighbourhood Nature Play Project - Kingsdale Park
Neighbourhood Nature Play Project - Kingsdale Park
Dec 17, 2019 3:00 PM Dec 17, 2019 5:00 PM
Come out and explore and experience nature through fun, open-ended programming that allows kids to be the architects of their own play!
Free more info
WRFN at EarlyON Child & Family Centre - Our Place @ The Family Centre
WRFN at EarlyON Child & Family Centre - Our Place @ The Family Centre
Dec 18, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 18, 2019 11:00 AM
Do you find navigating services confusing? Are you looking for information about having your child assessed? Are you concerned about your child’s development? Are you interested in learning about programs and services offered in Waterloo Region?
Free more info
Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop Part 2
Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop Part 2
Dec 18, 2019 12:30 PM Dec 18, 2019 2:30 PM
Do you have a child or youth who is not moving past a difficult situation? Do you have questions about how to help your child or youth cope with their feelings after difficult situations?
Free more info
Parenting Individuals with Autism
Parenting Individuals with Autism
Dec 19, 2019 9:30 AM Dec 19, 2019 1:30 PM
This program aims to provide parents and caregivers with an increased knowledge of child development, including an historical perspective, the stages of child development and how developmental changes can affect the process of development.
Free more info
Skating
Skating
Dec 19, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 19, 2019 11:00 AM
The Cambridge Sports Park is offering weekly skating for persons with physical and developmental disabilities.
$5.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Neighbourhood Nature Play Project - Gzowski Park
Neighbourhood Nature Play Project - Gzowski Park
Dec 19, 2019 3:00 PM Dec 19, 2019 5:00 PM
Come out and explore and experience nature through fun, open-ended programming that allows kids to be the architects of their own play!
Free more info
FASD Parent/Caregiver Support Group
FASD Parent/Caregiver Support Group
Dec 19, 2019 6:00 PM Dec 19, 2019 8:00 PM
The Waterloo Region FASD Action Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new Parent/Caregiver FASD Support Group that is being offered by Lutherwood.
Free more info
Kaleidoscope Kids
Kaleidoscope Kids
Dec 20, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 20, 2019 11:30 AM
Come play, connect, support and be supported.
Free more info
WRFN at EarlyON Child & Family Centre - Cambridge
WRFN at EarlyON Child & Family Centre - Cambridge
Dec 20, 2019 10:00 AM Dec 20, 2019 11:00 AM
Do you find navigating services confusing? Are you looking for information about having your child assessed? Are you concerned about your child’s development? Are you interested in learning about programs and services offered in Waterloo Region?
Free more info
Sunday Social Club-Board Games
Sunday Social Club-Board Games
Jan 05, 2020 2:00 PM Jan 05, 2020 4:00 PM
Sunday Social Club is for everyone and everyone is welcome to join in! All ages, and abilities: bring a friend, your family, your entire group, or come alone and meet new friends!!
Free more info
A New Chapter
A New Chapter
Jan 07, 2020 6:45 PM Jan 07, 2020 8:30 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
Sunday Social Club-Bingo
Sunday Social Club-Bingo
Jan 12, 2020 2:00 PM Jan 12, 2020 4:00 PM
Sunday Social Club is for everyone and everyone is welcome to join in! All ages, and abilities: bring a friend, your family, your entire group, or come alone and meet new friends!!
Free more info
Kerry's Place Orientation/OAP Services
Kerry's Place Orientation/OAP Services
Jan 14, 2020 6:00 PM Jan 14, 2020 8:00 PM
Join us for an OAP Childhood Budget presentation with Autism Ontario Service Navigator, Liz Boyd. Learn more about changes to the OAP, how to apply for/use your Childhood Budget and more!
Free more info
FASD Caregiver Training
FASD Caregiver Training
Jan 16, 2020 9:00 AM Jan 17, 2020 3:00 PM
Free more info
 A-Team Waterloo Region
A-Team Waterloo Region
Jan 16, 2020 7:30 PM Jan 16, 2020 9:00 PM
A-Team Waterloo Region is a peer support group for adults with Aspergers Syndrome.
Free more info
Sunday Social Club-Art
Sunday Social Club-Art
Jan 19, 2020 2:00 PM Jan 19, 2020 4:00 PM
Sunday Social Club is for everyone and everyone is welcome to join in! All ages, and abilities: bring a friend, your family, your entire group, or come alone and meet new friends!!
Free more info
FASD Parent/Caregiver Support Group
FASD Parent/Caregiver Support Group
Jan 23, 2020 6:00 PM Jan 23, 2020 8:00 PM
The Waterloo Region FASD Action Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new Parent/Caregiver FASD Support Group that is being offered by Lutherwood.
Free more info
Weekend Warriors
Weekend Warriors
Jan 24, 2020 12:00 AM Jan 26, 2020 12:00 AM
Experience a unique atmosphere to learn and challenge yourself in an outdoor environment. Build and cook on a fire, try out ropes courses, hike along beautiful natural trails and enjoy time with friends
$300.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Sunday Social Club-Karaoke
Sunday Social Club-Karaoke
Jan 26, 2020 2:00 PM Jan 26, 2020 4:00 PM
Sunday Social Club is for everyone and everyone is welcome to join in! All ages, and abilities: bring a friend, your family, your entire group, or come alone and meet new friends!!
Free more info
Sunday Social Club-Board Games
Sunday Social Club-Board Games
Feb 02, 2020 2:00 PM Feb 02, 2020 4:00 PM
Sunday Social Club is for everyone and everyone is welcome to join in! All ages, and abilities: bring a friend, your family, your entire group, or come alone and meet new friends!!
Free more info
A New Chapter
A New Chapter
Feb 04, 2020 6:45 PM Feb 04, 2020 8:30 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
Sunday Social Club-Bingo
Sunday Social Club-Bingo
Feb 09, 2020 2:00 PM Feb 09, 2020 4:00 PM
Sunday Social Club is for everyone and everyone is welcome to join in! All ages, and abilities: bring a friend, your family, your entire group, or come alone and meet new friends!!
Free more info
Sunday Social Club-Art
Sunday Social Club-Art
Feb 16, 2020 2:00 PM Feb 16, 2020 4:00 PM
Sunday Social Club is for everyone and everyone is welcome to join in! All ages, and abilities: bring a friend, your family, your entire group, or come alone and meet new friends!!
Free more info
FASD Parent/Caregiver Support Group
FASD Parent/Caregiver Support Group
Feb 20, 2020 6:00 PM Feb 20, 2020 8:00 PM
The Waterloo Region FASD Action Group is pleased to announce the launch of a new Parent/Caregiver FASD Support Group that is being offered by Lutherwood.
Free more info
 A-Team Waterloo Region
A-Team Waterloo Region
Feb 20, 2020 7:30 PM Feb 20, 2020 9:00 PM
A-Team Waterloo Region is a peer support group for adults with Aspergers Syndrome.
Free more info
Weekend Warriors
Weekend Warriors
Feb 21, 2020 12:00 AM Feb 23, 2020 12:00 AM
Experience a unique atmosphere to learn and challenge yourself in an outdoor environment. Build and cook on a fire, try out ropes courses, hike along beautiful natural trails and enjoy time with friends
$300.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Sunday Social Club-Karaoke
Sunday Social Club-Karaoke
Feb 23, 2020 2:00 PM Feb 23, 2020 4:00 PM
Sunday Social Club is for everyone and everyone is welcome to join in! All ages, and abilities: bring a friend, your family, your entire group, or come alone and meet new friends!!
Free more info