Posts categorized under "Adult"

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David Hingsburger- Courtney's experience at "The Ring of Safety" thumbnail

David Hingsburger- Courtney's experience at "The Ring of Safety"

I was fortunate to spend last Saturday morning with a group of amazing parents and support providers listening to an even more amazing speaker, Dave Hingsburger. For those not familiar with his work, Dave is a support provider/director/consultant/lecturer/author and – to this girl, at least – guru in the field of disability. One of his […]

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Posted by Courtney Horowitz, in Adult, Blog, Direct Support People

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Things to Do – November

“The thinnest yellow light of November is more warming and exhilarating than any wine they tell of.  The mite which November contributes becomes equal in value to the bounty of July.” –   Henry David Thoreau   What’s the biggest thing happening in Waterloo Region in November? Why, the 5th Annual Inclusion Celebration and Awards, of course! on November […]

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

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Cool Cars!

On Sunday August 23rd, my family enjoyed a great day out at the Extend-A-Family Summer Cruise. The cars were AMAZING!  We could spend hours admiring the vision, craftsmanship, and dedication that goes into building, maintaining, and showing each car. The event was a good time to connect with other people who appreciate this kind of […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Youth

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What’s Happening – September thumbnail

What’s Happening – September

“Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” –  Henry James Light heart Yoga classes with Karen Lord, Certified Yoga Instructor @ The Downtown Community Centre: YOGA for Adults 18+: Designed to improve core strength, this program focuses on breathing, posture, flexibility and […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Community, Direct Support People, Youth

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Shop to Support EAFWR! thumbnail

Shop to Support EAFWR!

Another Excuse To Shop! September 17th – Hudson Bay Giving Day – Fairview Park Mall -In Support of EAFWR Purchase a $5 Shopping Ticket And Receive: 20% off regular, sale and clearance Women’s, Men’s and Kids’ fashions, accessories, footwear, linen, china & luggage when you use your Hudson Bay MasterCard/credit card 15% off all of the […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog

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FamilyHome, On the Go

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a Hyperbike! I have never seen anything like it! Well, close-up at least! It is a marvellous, people-powered vehicle, low to the ground, recumbent, and reminds me a bit of the “Hungry Caterpillar”! If ever you see it around Waterloo, don’t hesitate to give a […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Youth