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 firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a joint program hosted by the Rehabilitation Centre for Children and the Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba! Sunday February 11th, 1:00-3:00pm at Minnedosa Bowling Lanes, 200 Main St N., Minnedosa, MB.
Feeding tubes are simply an alternate way of receiving nutrition for children or adults who are unable to eat by mouth, or who are unable to receive enough nutrition from oral eating. Visit the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation to learn more about feeding tubes and how they help!
Registration is now open for the 2018 LIFE Program Summer Camps for youth and teens ages 12-21 (limited spots for younger campers with complex physical care needs) We are excited to offer five unique summer camps this year! All of our camps are: • Open to both ambulatory participants and wheelchair users • Offer a 1:1 buddy system as well as support from therapists (physio, OT, and recreation therapy) View our info sheet and registration form, to register before March 23!
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 email@example.com 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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204-987-7090 to register. Visit our website for more information.
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 email@example.com. 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.
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, […]
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 […]
Now that winter is here, visit About Kids Health to read their tips on keeping warm in the cold!