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Workshop: Promoting Flexible Thinking and Interaction With Your Child at Home

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Content: This series of seven workshops is designed for parents only. We will be examining how children learn to be flexible in their ability to think and to communicate, and the impact of disability on this natural process and on family life. Small changes in the caregiver’s approach to the child can have a big impact on the child’s thinking processes; in each session there will be opportunity for discussion, practice, and a small homework assignment will help you to integrate the ideas once you get home to your child. The information provided in each session builds upon previous sessions, so please plan to attend the entire series. Participants: The series is open to any interested parents, regardless of the diagnosis or ability level of their child. At the completion of the series, parents of children who are essentially non-speaking may apply for a more intensive guiding program with one

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Boccia

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an intro to Boccia, a precision ball sport, similar to bocce.  The sport is contested at local, national and international levels, by athletes with physical disabilities.  It was originally designed to be played by people with cerebral palsy, but it now includes athletes with other various abilities.  In 1984 it became a Paralympic sport, and in 2008 was being practiced in over 50 countries worldwide. When and Where? Thursday, April 13 Thursday, May 18 Thursday, June 8 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm, at the St. James Civic Centre 2055 Ness Ave, Winnipeg, R3J 0Z2 For more information, please contact: Maya Kirstein, (204) 258-6538, mkirstein@rccinc.ca David Kron, (204) 982-4842, davidk@cerebralpalsy.mb.ca RSVP to: Yvonne Kash, (204) 258-6500, yvonnek@rccinc.ca

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