For families of children and youth up to 21 interested in hands-on learning about available recreation opportunities! Sunday, September 30, from 1:00 – 3:00, at SSCY Centre. Your family is invited to join us for our Recreation Opportunities Expo! A variety of Manitoban agencies that provide recreation and sport opportunities to children and teens with special needs will be in attendance, to share their programs and opportunities with you. Information handouts, registration info, and demos will be available. Snacks will be provided. RSVP to let us know you are able to attend. Families of all sizes and ages are welcome. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Maya at firstname.lastname@example.org or 204-258-6538. View our flyer for more information.
Join us Thursday, September 20, 5-7, at the Riverview Community Centre! Pizza and opening remarks at 5:30 PM Rock Painting and cultural activities Face painting and glitter tattoo station Games and outdoor activities Karlheinz the bubbleman RSVP to Gayle Mager at 204-945-3830 by September 14 2018 if you plan to attend or to request bus tickets/information.
Register now for Becoming a Behavioural Detective: Sensory Processing, Mental Health, Trauma and Resilience
October 9 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm In this workshop, Kim Barthel (OTR) will share how becoming a “behavioural detective” helps us to better understand what’s going on behind the scenes for our clients. Many things impact behaviour that aren’t always front of mind: sensory processing issues, trauma history (even multi-generational), developmental disabilities, attachment strategies… Understanding these impacts, and how we can be more attuned to our clients who experience dysregulation, behavioural issues and mental health challenges, plays a significant role in how we can help and connect in a wide variety of contexts and environments. Viewed through the lens that all behaviour is a way of coping, Kim will discuss strategies to adapt the environment, focus on relationship, provide appropriate supports and help foster greater resiliency. The art of becoming a good behavioural detective – working to understand why children do what they do – involves not only what you do, but how you do […]
Children develop critical skills during the preschool years. Children with developmental differences or delays may struggle with learning these skills, or learn them in different ways and at different speeds. Getting assessments or services for your child may take time. This can be difficult and stressful for families. BRIGHT Coaching is a research study about how to support families while they are waiting for services. The study is testing to see if a coach program (telephone coaching sessions, online education and peer support) improves parent/caregiver health and family health care experience. For more information, read our brochure or contact our Research Assistant, Shayna Pierce at email@example.com.
Would you like to participate in a research project? Are you a young adult with Cerebral Palsy or other Neurological condition that uses Assistive Technology? A group of researchers are studying what makes a successful transition for young adult Manitobans. Your participation is voluntary and includes doing a 60 minute interview to share your experiences. View our poster for more information! If you have any questions about this study or would like to participate, please contact Jacquie Ripat at 204-789-3303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The WRHA is looking for your thoughts on accessibility! Please fill out their survey to help them find out about accessibility challenges and barriers in the health care system.
A drop in group for dads and their kids every Thursday (4:15-6:00) through the summer. Join us for a meal, fun, information and the opportunity to hang out with your kids and other dads! Located in the Mothering Project space (Access through King St). No need to register. Contact Nikki for more info: 204-792-1512 or email@example.com.
Are you a young adult with Cerebral Palsy or other Neurological condition that uses Assistive Technology? A group of researchers are studying what makes a successful transition for young adult Manitobans. Your participation is voluntary and includes doing a 60 minute interview to share your experiences. View our poster for more information! If you have any questions about this study or would like to participate, please contact Jacquie Ripat at 204-789-3303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AboutKidsHealth has some great tips on staying safe at the playground and pool this summer! https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/Article?contentid=1957&language=English
Are you looking for ways to help your child with social skills and flexible thinking? If your child has ASD or intellectual disability, and is between 7 and 18 years old, this learning series is for you. We will help you understand your child’s unique learning style and give you some practical tools to improve social interaction with your child. You can become your child’s best social partner and guide! Ten classes alternate between “parents only” learning sessions, and group “cooking club” sessions, giving you the chance to practice what you have learned. Participating children should have the ability to communicate, and to function in a group setting. Parents will learn about how to impact their child’s flexible thinking, communication and social skills, by making small changes to their own approach. There is no cost to parents, with thanks to the Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation. We ask that parents make plans to […]