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Bridges to Belonging-BE Connected Hangout
Bridges to Belonging-BE Connected Hangout
Mar 24, 2021 7:00 PM Aug 25, 2021 8:00 PM
Are you looking for a way to meet new people, build relationships and be part of some great conversations?
Free more info
Muslim Social Services-Fathers Group
Muslim Social Services-Fathers Group
Mar 30, 2021 6:00 PM Jun 29, 2021 7:00 PM
Fathers meeting weekly to discuss parenting issues.

Free more info
Muslim Social Services-Weekly Online Turkish Lessons for Beginners
Muslim Social Services-Weekly Online Turkish Lessons for Beginners
Apr 05, 2021 6:00 PM Jun 28, 2021 7:00 PM
Learning Turkish in a most engaging and fun way!

Free more info
Muslim Social Services-Youth Group
Muslim Social Services-Youth Group
Apr 07, 2021 6:00 PM Jun 30, 2021 7:00 PM
In this popular conversational circle, youth explore various self-help skills and improve their academic achievement in a friendly environment.
Free more info
WWDSS: Online Dance Class
WWDSS: Online Dance Class
Apr 22, 2021 4:30 PM Jun 10, 2021 5:15 PM
In partnership with MoveAbility, WWDSS presents an online dance class.
$80.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
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WWDSS: Online Dance Class
WWDSS: Online Dance Class
Apr 22, 2021 5:30 PM Jun 10, 2021 6:15 PM
In partnership with MoveAbility, WWDSS presents an online dance class.
$80.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Autism Ontario -Virtual Adult Arts Program (16+) Hamilton ONLY
Autism Ontario -Virtual Adult Arts Program (16+) Hamilton ONLY
May 03, 2021 5:00 PM Jun 28, 2021 6:00 PM
Youth and adults with ASD in the Hamilton area are invited to join this 8-week program led by the Art Gallery of Hamilton engaging them with fine arts and at-home craft with live instruction.
$5.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
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Autism Ontario -Virtual Teen Music Program (ages 13-17)
Autism Ontario -Virtual Teen Music Program (ages 13-17)
May 03, 2021 6:00 PM Jun 28, 2021 6:30 PM
Join credentialed music therapist, Jisca, for 8-weeks as she leads teens with ASD in active music making, movement and Therapeutic Playlist building.
$5.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Autism Ontario -Virtual Adult Music Program (ages 18+)
Autism Ontario -Virtual Adult Music Program (ages 18+)
May 03, 2021 6:45 PM Jun 28, 2021 7:15 PM
Join credentialed music therapist, Jisca, for 8-weeks as she leads adults with ASD in active music making, movement and Therapeutic Playlist building.
$5.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Autism Ontario -Virtual Young Children Music Program (ages 4-7)
Autism Ontario -Virtual Young Children Music Program (ages 4-7)
May 05, 2021 6:00 PM Jun 23, 2021 6:30 PM
Join credentialed music therapist, Natalie, as she leads young children with ASD aged 4-7 in active music making for 8-weeks. Let’s move, groove, and sing to spark some joy at home!
$5.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Autism Ontario -Virtual Young Music Program (ages 8-12)
Autism Ontario -Virtual Young Music Program (ages 8-12)
May 05, 2021 6:45 PM Jun 23, 2021 7:15 PM
Join credentialed music therapist, Natalie, as she leads youth with ASD aged 8-12 in active music making for 8-weeks. Let’s move, groove, and sing to spark some joy at home!
$5.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
DSO-Are Tiny Homes A Solution for Affordable Housing?
DSO-Are Tiny Homes A Solution for Affordable Housing?
Jun 01, 2021 1:00 PM Jun 01, 2021 2:30 PM
Whether created for transitional and supportive housing, emergency housing for youth or as inclusive communities, tiny homes are seen by some as a solution to homelessness and a way to solve the affordability challenge
Free more info
DSO-Understanding Microboards
DSO-Understanding Microboards
Jun 02, 2021 6:30 PM Jun 02, 2021 8:00 PM
A Microboard is a group of committed family and friends who join together with a person who has a disability to create a supportive not for profit corporation.
Free more info
 Lutherwood-Mastering LinkedIn
Lutherwood-Mastering LinkedIn
Jun 03, 2021 9:30 AM Jun 03, 2021 12:00 PM
In this workshop, job seekers will gain an understanding of how LinkedIn works and will learn how to use it to help build their personal brand and establish a valuable professional network. This workshop is built for those that already have a LinkedIn account.
Free more info
Kerry's Place-Master Minds: Virtual Homework Hub
Jun 03, 2021 6:00 PM Jun 24, 2021 7:00 PM
Interested in joining a homework hub? Do you want to learn how to stay organized? Let’s make homework fun. Join our homework hub and you will learn skills around time management, organization, motivation and problem solving. You will leave with tips and tricks for your homework and study needs.
Free more info
World Cafe Virtual C.O.V.E. Conference
Jun 05, 2021 12:00 AM Jun 05, 2021 12:00 AM
Inclusion. Awareness. Acceptance.
Free more info
SDRC-Apps for Communication and Learning
SDRC-Apps for Communication and Learning
Jun 07, 2021 6:30 PM Jun 07, 2021 8:00 PM
This workshop will provide suggestions for iPad apps for cause/effect, literacy, social skills, visual supports, communication and language as well as suggestions for setting up an iPad and iPad settings.

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Bridges to Belonging-LINKS Youth Workshop
Bridges to Belonging-LINKS Youth Workshop
Jun 08, 2021 6:00 PM Jun 08, 2021 8:00 PM
LINKS is a workshop of self-discovery and making connections to reduce isolation, build resilience and experience belonging for youth.
Free more info
DSO-Creating Your Individualized Housing & Support Plan
DSO-Creating Your Individualized Housing & Support Plan
Jun 08, 2021 6:00 PM Jun 08, 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.
Free more info
CWSDS-Halton Sexual Confidence Workshop
CWSDS-Halton Sexual Confidence Workshop
Jun 08, 2021 6:30 PM Jun 08, 2021 7:30 PM
Developing Health Relationships and Sexual Awareness
$25.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Black Parent Support Group
Jun 08, 2021 7:00 PM Jun 08, 2021 8:30 PM
Are you caring for someone with special needs? Join this unique support group for Black Caregivers.
Free more info
CWSDS-Safety For Independent Living
CWSDS-Safety For Independent Living
Jun 14, 2021 10:00 AM Jun 18, 2021 12:00 PM
Join us for a virtual presentation on safety for Independent Living.
$55.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Fun Fearless Females-Stretch & Unwind
Jun 14, 2021 10:15 AM Jun 28, 2021 11:00 AM
Do you find yourself sitting more often, feeling anxious, low mood, or stressed? Gentle movement can help you feel better NOW!
$16.50 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
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Our Place-Connecting with Your Toddler
Jun 16, 2021 6:30 PM Jul 21, 2021 7:30 PM
Your two-year-old's world is full of big feelings, ideas, and questions! In this six-week virtual parenting program, you will learn about different ways of connecting with your child.
Free more info
YMCA of Three Rivers-Nutrition Spotlight: Plant-based Proteins
YMCA of Three Rivers-Nutrition Spotlight: Plant-based Proteins
Jun 16, 2021 6:30 PM Jun 16, 2021 8:00 PM
Can you get enough protein from plant-based foods? What are the nutritional benefits of plant-based proteins? How do I choose healthy plant-based products at the grocery store?
Free more info
KPopeLaw-Ask The Experts
Jun 16, 2021 7:00 PM Jun 16, 2021 8:00 PM
Get all your questions answered about various funding sources and future planning benefits.
Free more info
OIFN- Shared Learning Series
OIFN- Shared Learning Series
Jun 17, 2021 9:00 AM Jun 17, 2021 3:30 PM
A shared learning series for people living with disabilities, family members and/or loved ones, and aspiring & experienced Independent Facilitators.
$65.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
$100.00 (Price 2) plus applicable taxes
$390.00 (Price 3) plus applicable taxes
more info
KPopeLaw-Ask The Experts
Jun 17, 2021 12:00 PM Jun 17, 2021 1:00 PM
Get all your questions answered about various funding sources and future planning benefits.
Free more info
Facilitation Leadership Workshop-Building a New Story
Facilitation Leadership Workshop-Building a New Story
Jun 17, 2021 7:00 PM Jun 17, 2021 9:00 PM
Would you like to help people build meaningful lives in community?
Are your creative and passionate about inclusion?
$310.75 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Facilitation Leadership Workshop-Building a New Story
Facilitation Leadership Workshop-Building a New Story
Jun 18, 2021 9:00 AM Jun 18, 2021 5:00 PM
Would you like to help people build meaningful lives in community?
Are your creative and passionate about inclusion?
$310.75 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
YMCA of Three Rivers-Stretch For Life
YMCA of Three Rivers-Stretch For Life
Jun 21, 2021 6:30 PM Jun 21, 2021 8:00 PM
Do you value your flexibility and mobility? Do you understand why it’s important to stretch before and after activity?
Free more info
Community Living Ontario-Legal Guide to Engaging Support Workers For People with Disabilities
Community Living Ontario-Legal Guide to Engaging Support Workers For People with Disabilities
Jun 21, 2021 7:00 PM Jun 21, 2021 8:30 PM
This session is intended to accompany and guide the audience through CLO's new e-book - Inspiring Possibilities: Legal Guide to Engaging Private Support Workers.
Free more info
Lutherwood-Beat the Bots
Lutherwood-Beat the Bots
Jun 22, 2021 1:00 PM Jun 22, 2021 2:00 PM
You’ve probably heard about Applicant Tracking Systems or scanners that read through your resume, right? Well join us in this webinar to learn how you can cater your resumes and cover letters to get the highest suitability scores to ensure that you pass through the filters so you’re step closer to an interview.
Free more info
Our Place-Journey to Co-Regulation
Jun 22, 2021 4:00 PM Jun 22, 2021 5:00 PM
Join Dr. Jean Clinton, Scientific Advisor with Our Place, as we share the knowledge and lessons learned through exploring self-regulation in the early years.
Free more info
Bridges to Belonging-Future Planning
Bridges to Belonging-Future Planning
Jun 22, 2021 6:30 PM Jun 22, 2021 8:30 PM
Free Webinar series...Learn from legal and financial specialists about important considerations in creating a safe and secure future for yourself or your loved one with a disability.
Free more info
Black Parent Support Group
Jun 22, 2021 7:00 PM Jun 22, 2021 8:30 PM
Are you caring for someone with special needs? Join this unique support group for Black Caregivers.
Free more info
YMCA of Three Rivers-Low Back Pain: Anatomy, Interventions, Exercise
YMCA of Three Rivers-Low Back Pain: Anatomy, Interventions, Exercise
Jun 28, 2021 6:30 PM Jun 28, 2021 8:00 PM
Low back pain is an extremely common and occasionally debilitating condition. Come learn the fundamentals, including evidence-based ways to self-manage this difficult issue.
Free more info
KW Hab-Leg Up! Online Pop Up
KW Hab-Leg Up! Online Pop Up
Jun 30, 2021 1:00 PM Jun 30, 2021 2:00 PM
LEG Up! Online is a skill enhancement and learning experience you can enjoy from the comfort of your home! Delivering classes by Zoom, you need a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam and internet connection.

$20.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Camp Awakening @home-2021 Session
Camp Awakening @home-2021 Session
Jul 05, 2021 12:00 AM Jul 30, 2021 12:00 AM
For campers aged 9-18 with physical disabilities.
Free more info
Camp Awakening @home-Leaders-In-Training
Camp Awakening @home-Leaders-In-Training
Jul 05, 2021 12:00 AM Aug 06, 2021 12:00 AM
For participants aged 19-24 with physical disabilities.
Free more info
Bridges to Belonging-LINKS Youth Summer Camp
Bridges to Belonging-LINKS Youth Summer Camp
Jul 05, 2021 9:30 AM Jul 09, 2021 12:00 PM
LINKS is a workshop of self-discovery and making connections to reduce isolation, build resilience and experience belonging for youth.
$65.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
J.O.E.-Online Training Grounds
J.O.E.-Online Training Grounds
Jul 05, 2021 10:00 AM Aug 23, 2021 11:00 AM
Got summer plans? Have fun! Make friends and gain awesome job skills!
$145.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
LDAWC-SOAR (Some Assembly Required) Transition Planning Program
LDAWC-SOAR (Some Assembly Required) Transition Planning Program
Jul 05, 2021 1:30 PM Jul 21, 2021 3:00 PM
Are you or your child in grades 7-9 with an LD or ADHD? Looking to prepare for the changes of high school? Sign up for SOAR!

$250.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
$200.00 (Price 2) plus applicable taxes
more info
LDAWC-Executive Skills Program
LDAWC-Executive Skills Program
Jul 06, 2021 1:30 PM Jul 29, 2021 3:00 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

$250.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
$200.00 (Price 2) plus applicable taxes
more info
LDAWC-Social Skills Program
LDAWC-Social Skills Program
Jul 06, 2021 1:30 PM Jul 29, 2021 3:00 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?
$140.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
$100.00 (Price 2) plus applicable taxes
more info
Christian Horizons-Artshine Virtual Workshop
Christian Horizons-Artshine Virtual Workshop
Jul 07, 2021 1:00 PM Jul 28, 2021 2:00 PM
$90.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
 DSO-Technology to Support Independence
DSO-Technology to Support Independence
Jul 07, 2021 1:30 PM Jul 07, 2021 2:30 PM
Join us for a virtual presentation on the various types of technological assistance available today and how others have implemented its use to increase independence and reduce support costs.
Free more info
J.O.E.-Online Training Grounds
J.O.E.-Online Training Grounds
Jul 07, 2021 1:30 PM Aug 18, 2021 2:30 PM
Got summer plans? Have fun! Make friends and gain awesome job skills!
$145.00 (Price 1) plus applicable taxes
more info
Life Lessonz Inc-Summer Camp
Life Lessonz Inc-Summer Camp
Jul 12, 2021 11:00 AM Aug 06, 2021 1:30 PM
Life Lessonz Inc. is a registered charity dedicated to providing a structured and engaging summer day program for young adults with developmental disabilities. Our focus is on encouraging our participants to make decisions, create new experiences, and communicate their feelings.

Free more info
DSO-Technology to Support Independence
DSO-Technology to Support Independence
Jul 21, 2021 6:30 PM Jul 21, 2021 7:30 PM
Join us for a virtual presentation on the various types of technological assistance available today and how others have implemented its use to increase independence and reduce support costs.
Free more info
Christian Horizons-How To Be a Good Roommate Workshop
Christian Horizons-How To Be a Good Roommate Workshop
Aug 24, 2021 10:00 AM Aug 24, 2021 11:00 AM
Interactive virtual sessions with activities, discussions & videos.
Free more info
Christian Horizons-How To Be a Good Roommate Workshop
Christian Horizons-How To Be a Good Roommate Workshop
Aug 28, 2021 10:00 AM Aug 28, 2021 11:00 AM
Interactive virtual sessions with activities, discussions & videos.
Free more info