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Join us for our new learning series, Breakfast at SSCY!

Specialized Services for Children and Youth invites you to join us for Breakfast at SSCY, our monthly learning series! Topic: Ready to Eat? Can training caregivers improve participation in feeding for children with cerebral palsy? Participation in feeding is important for children of all skill levels from a social and emotional perspective, as well as to enhance communication and development. Yet, children with cerebral palsy (CP) with difficulty feeding and swallowing may be excluded from participation for fear of negative health consequences. This talk will present evidence that feeding training methods can improve participation in safe feeding.   Learning Objectives: List the benefits of participation in feeding for all children regardless of their feeding abilities Elucidate the pros and cons of balancing risk and fostering participation in feeding Articulate the importance of engaging caregivers in feeding training across environments in order to promote safe feeding participation for children with CP Identify important elements of […]

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Watch an RCC client on My Hometown on SportsNet!

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Tips for dressing for the cold

Now that winter is here, visit About Kids Health to read their tips on keeping warm in the cold!

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities is December 1

Attitude Matters: Shared stories & performances of human rights Canadian Museum for Human Rights Friday, December 1, 1pm to 3pm Featuring: Journalist Donna Carreiro, Performer Angela Chalmers, Performer Debbie Patterson, and Comedian Dianna Rasing Musical performances by Scott Tones, Jordan Phillips, FASD Life’s Journey Drum Group Free admission. ASL & note taking supports available • #IDPD Capacity is limited to 500 attendees. Call 204-945-7613 if you require other accommodations. Sponsored by: Manitoba Hydro Presented by: Abilities Manitoba, Barrier-Free Manitoba, Disabilities Issues Office, Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities Supported by: Connect Employment, DASCH, enVision Community Living, Epic Opportunities, ImagineAbility, Pulford Community Living, Red River College Disability And Community Support Program, SCE Lifeworks, St.Amant, Visions of Independence, Winnserv

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CRF Holiday Market is Dec 14!

Join us for the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation Holiday Market! Thursday, December 14, 10-12, on the second floor of SSCY Centre. Handmade craft items including hooded towels by Sweet’n Smart Designs, SweetLegs leggings, Grysiuk Queen Bee Honey, Epicure, and more!

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Survey for Accessibility Barriers in Manitoba’s Educational Systems

Barrier-Free Manitoba and Education Solutions Manitoba are doing a survey to find out what you think about access to education in Manitoba!  Please take a few minutes to fill out their survey.  The will use the results to support the Accessibility for Manitobans Act. Parents/families: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MbEducationParents Students: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MBEducationStudents Education staff/officials: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MBEducationStaff

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How to treat the flu

Does your child have a high fever, headache, sore throat and runny, stuffy nose? These are some symptoms of influenza (flu), a common respiratory infection that affects the nose, throat and lungs. Read about how to prevent and treat the flu, which occurs more often in the fall and winter months. How to treat the flu Most people who get the flu will only have a mild infection and can be treated at home. If your child has the flu, it is important to keep them hydrated and have them drink small amounts of fluids frequently. If your child has a fever or aches and pains, give them acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin). Children who are younger than six years old should not take cough medicine. Children younger than 16 years old should not receive ASA (acetylsalicylic acid or Aspirin). You can also try using a heating pad to […]

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Rehab Centre for Children is now on Facebook!

Visit our new website to learn about RCC and our programs!  Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up to date on events, news and more!

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Sibshops for siblings!

Sibshops are workshops for the brothers and sisters of kids with special needs which bring these “sibs” together in two languages that are universal to all children: play and shared experience.  Utilizing a highly engaging and recreational approach, Sibshops provide peer support for the typically developing siblings by offering a venue for such children to celebrate themselves and their families. This workshop will: provide brothers and sisters of children with special needs an opportunity to meet other siblings in a relaxed, recreational setting provide siblings with opportunities to discuss common joys and concerns with other siblings of children with special needs provide siblings with an opportunity to learn how others handle situations commonly experiences by siblings of children with special needs provide children with an opportunity to learn more about the implications of their siblings’ special needs provide parents and professionals with opportunities to learn more about the concerns and opportunities […]

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Child or youth counselling for anxiety or depression

Child or youth counselling for anxiety or depression is available from the Aulneau Renewal Centre.  Visit their website, email intake@aulneau.com or call (204) 987-7095 to learn more. The Aulneau Renewal Centre is supported by Healthy Child Manitoba.

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