Posts categorized under "Adult"

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When a fundraiser is more than. thumbnail

When a fundraiser is more than.

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s Special Events Coordinator, Becky Klokoff, shares her experience at this year’s All-Brite Glass & Tint Event on October 19, 2016.   Yesterday’s event at All-Brite Glass & Tint marked 4 years of an amazing partnership between Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region (EAFWR) and the incredible folks at All-Brite.  A unique fundraising event, where customers […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Direct Support People

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A Baseball League for All – Inclusion at its Finest thumbnail

A Baseball League for All – Inclusion at its Finest

  A League Redefining “Inclusive”: Bringing inclusion back into the word inclusive When I hear the words “inclusive [insert group]” I typically expect a group designed specifically for individuals with some sort of disability. Separate. Apart from peers who don’t have a disability. How ironic is that? However, recently I re-connected with someone from a […]

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Posted by Kim Sproul, in Adult, Blog, Children, Youth

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Direct Support Person Bulletin- July 2016 thumbnail

Direct Support Person Bulletin- July 2016

July’s Direct Support Person Bulletin is here! The summer months offer some great opportunities to try a new activity (with our activity bags!), visit a place you’ve never been (summer passes are here), and to get active (ball hockey anyone?). Click here to read and download July 2016’s bulletin now! We’re always looking for feedback. Email us […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases, Youth

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Making Community – The First Hello with David Hingsburger thumbnail

Making Community – The First Hello with David Hingsburger

Join us Thursday July 22, 2016 at this David Hingsburger lecture about ways in which people with disabilities can connect with community. Put on by the partnership of KW Habilitation and VITA Mens Sana, this lecture’s proceeds will support people with an intellectual disability affected by the Fort McMurray Wildfires. Date: Friday July 22, 2016 Address: […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Community, Direct Support People

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39th annual Waterloo 10KM Classic thumbnail

39th annual Waterloo 10KM Classic

With the air buzzing with runners ready to embark on their 10km run, the 39th annual Waterloo 10KM Classic jogged memories and created new ones for many. Kicking off your Father’s Day this past Sunday, multiple sprinters from Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region laced up their sneakers for this fabulous event. With a nod from the organizers, […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Waterloo Classic Blog