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Join us for our Transition to Adulthood Night!

The RCC/SSCY Family Network and the LIFE Program are holding a Transition to Adulthood night, for those that will soon be undergoing this transition. The event will be held on Saturday, February 24th from 4:30 – 8:00 pm, at SSCY Centre. Activities and supervision will be available for children and young adults. Young adults will be cooking dinner, and will be sharing it with parents! This event is open to all families! Please RSVP to Maya Kirstein at 204-258-6538 or mkirstein@rccinc.ca if you’d like to attend.   We want to hear from you before the event! Have you recently gone through the transition to adult services, or are currently going through it now? We would love to hear about your experiences! If you would like to share, we are looking for: • Clients and families willing to participate in a short telephone interview • Clients and families willing to share with other families at […]

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Anger Management Group for Kids

The Aulneau Renewal Centre is offering an anger management group for kids Step Back & Breathe (Feelings & Anger Management for Kids age 10-12 years) We will learn: Mindfulness and Self awareness activities along with coping skills and strategies to deal with Anger Where: Aulneau Renewal Centre 228 Hamel Avenue Winnipeg, MB Dates: Thursdays, from Jan 18, 2018 to April 12, 2018 Time: 5:30pm -7:00 pm Cost: $250 for 12 weeks Limited spaces available.  Email reception@aulneau.com or call 204-987-7090 to register.  Visit our website for more information.

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Join us for a Family Bowling Day in Winkler or Minnedosa!

  For who: • Children and Youth with special needs and their families • Adult members of the Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba All abilities welcome! • Meet other families for fun and networking • Siblings are welcome; please let us know ahead of time how many people are coming • Shoe rental and 2 games per bowler will be paid for by the LIFE program and the Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba RSVP to Carol Kehler 204-258-6537 or ckehler@rccinc.ca. This is a joint program hosted by the Rehabilitation Centre for Children and the Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba! Winkler: Sunday February 4th, 2:00-4:00pm at Valley Bowling Lanes, 655 Main St., Winkler, MB. Minnedosa: Sunday February 11th, 1:00-3:00pm at Minnedosa Bowling Lanes, 200 Main St N., Minnedosa, MB.  

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Boxing Day Relaxed Performance of A Charlie Brown Double Bill

Manitoba Theatre for Young People will be hosting a relaxed performance of our Holiday Show, A Charlie Brown Double Bill, on December 26 at noon. Relaxed performances or sensory friendly performances are designed to make shows more welcoming to audience members who may experience challenges in a regular theatre setting. This includes people with autism spectrum disorder, learning disorders, sensory concerns, and first-time theatre goers. But of course, all are welcome! You can get your tickets by calling the box office at 204-942-8898 or by going online to www.mtyp.ca. Tickets cost $23 for children age 17 and under and $27 for adults.   About The Show A Charlie Brown Double Bill consists of two classic Charlie Brown stories, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Christmas. The show runs for about 90 minutes and is recommended for children age 3 and up. With charm, wit and heart, […]

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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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