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March 2023

Learning Services – Alternative and Augmentative Communication

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  In this augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) workshop, participants will be provided with information on what is AAC and who benefits from its use. In addition, it will give an overview of different types of AAC including some of the more popular communication apps for iPads. Finally, tips will be provided on implementing AAC at home and in the community.

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Learning Services – Exploring Toileting for Children with ASD

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  Toilet training can be challenging for many families, and there are additional factors to consider for children with ASD. This workshop aims to explore toilet training by discussing common challenges that parents might encounter and provides strategies to support with this complex routine.

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April 2023

Learning Services – Understanding Your Child’s Sensory Needs

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  A variety of sensory processing challenges can often be present in children with ASD. Children can be over- and under-responsive to various stimuli which impact their overall regulation and ability to manage. Some children are negatively impacted by loud sounds or bright lights while other children are naturally drawn to them. This workshop will provide an overview of sensory needs, explore what they look like, how they impact our children, and how we can positively respond to their ongoing…

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Learning Services – Counting Sheep for Better Sleep

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  Having a child who is not sleeping well can be very hard for the whole family. This session will cover information about common sleep issues for children of all ages who have ASD. Learn how to set expectations for sleep and strategies to help your child sleep better. Come to this session and find out how to help everyone get a better night’s sleep!

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May 2023

Learning Services – Movement and Physical Development in Children with ASD

May 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  Some researchers suggest that motor deficits could be a potential core feature of ASD. This workshop will cover red flags to watch out for, common conditions, and when not to worry.

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Learning Services – Introduction to Autism

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  This session will explore Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) beginning with a basic understanding of ASD from a strengths-based perspective.

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Learning Services – Disability Tax Credit (DTC) and Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Information Session w/Gateway Assoc.

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  A RDSP is a long-term savings plan contributed to by the Government of Canada through bonds and grants to provide people living with disabilities financial security into older age. Learn more about program requirements and how to open an RDSP for your child. *Please note that this is a general information session and financial information will not be collected.

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October 2023

Healthy Parenting: Old Ways vs. New Ways of Looking at Autism

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The autism world's ideas on how to best care for our young or adult children is undergoing a very painful reckoning at the moment. Based on what we know now, why did we make so many mistakes, and how can we now ensure that our children have the best chance at fully-realized, inclusive,  emotional health? A Zoom code and will be emailed to you within 24 hours of the workshop.

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Learning Services – Intro to Autism

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  This session will explore Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) beginning with a basic understanding of ASD from a strengths-based perspective.

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November 2023

Rewatch (This is a prerecorded session that will be facilitated by a Children’s Autism Services staff member): Everything I Wish I Knew Then That I Know Now

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Carmen Moore The relationship between parents and schools This presentation is a sharing of a unique perspective of a teacher, administrator, inclusive education teacher and parent of a child with multiple challenges. It is only after becoming a parent that I could see things from a much broader perspective which has informed my practice immensely.   Followed by a guided Q&A session

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