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October 2019

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Sex Talks

October 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Sex Talks is a workshop series all about sexual health and relationships. We will talk about consent and boundaries, gender and sexuality, masturbation, staying safe online and more. All questions are good questions and you will have time to ask about anything you want. Sex Talks is a series of one-hour workshops, over six consecutive weeks. It is designed for people 16+ who have a developmental and/or physical disability, and is delivered in partnership with SHORE Centre. People under the…

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November 2019

$75

Block Party 2019, A Better Together Event

November 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum, 10 Huron Rd
Kitchener, ON N2P 2R7 Canada

Join us to celebrate the neighbourhoods of Waterloo Region at Block Party, a Better Together Event in support of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. On Saturday November 9, 2019, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will host its second annual Block Party fundraiser. Join us for an evening of fun, live music, craft beer, ‘street eats’, a DJ, pop up surprises and more! Better Together Events are fundraising events for Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. All proceeds from this event will go towards EAFWR initiatives. We support…

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December 2019

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NEW DATE: Cheers to Inclusion

December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Descendants Beer & Beverage Co., 319 Victoria Street North
Kitchener, ON N2H 5E1 Canada

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region and Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. present: Cheers to Inclusion! Enjoy snacks + sample of the Andre Campbell Cranberry Ale. Beer by: Descendants Beer and Beverage Co. Label artwork by: Andre Campbell Photography by: Edgar & Pooch Photography Tickets are $8 online or at the door. Get tickets here Available in cans and on draught as of Dec. 1. The story of Andre Campbell: “Inclusion doesn't have to be a big production...” Local author and graphic artist Andre…

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January 2020

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Understanding Conflict & Communication

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

Understanding Conflict and Communication – Foundations & Clearing Conflict is a workshop for personal and professional development. You will become more aware of your preferred conflict style, identify situations where each conflict mode can be used most effectively and practice communication that clears up conflict. Registration and Details

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February 2020

Information Session – Using technology to increase independence

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Family Centre, 65 Hanson Ave., Room 2015
Kitchener, Ontario N2C 2H6 Canada

Waterloo Region Family Network and Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) will be holding an Information Session on Using Technology to Increase Independence.  When: Thursday February 6, 2020, 7-9 PM Where: The Family Centre (Rm 2015), 65 Hanson Ave., Kitchener Join Amber Armstrong, Housing Navigator for the DSO Central West Region, for a presentation on technology to promote independence. You will learn about: • the various types of technological assistance available today, and • how others have used technology to increase independence and reduce support costs. To register,…

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Talking about Sexuality

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

At various points, we all have questions about our bodies, about sex and about love. So what happens when you are the person being asked for advice? Talking About Sexuality is a workshop that will talk about sex, masturbation, dating and other related topics. We will have an opportunity to discuss our fears, concerns, values and understand our role as caregivers in the development of healthy sexuality. This workshop is geared towards caregivers, families and Support People. Talking about Sexuality…

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March 2020

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Talking about Sexuality

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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One event on March 25, 2020 at 6:00pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, 91 Moore Ave.
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3S4 Canada

At various points, we all have questions about our bodies, about sex and about love. So what happens when you are the person being asked for advice? Talking About Sexuality is a workshop that will talk about sex, masturbation, dating and other related topics. We will have an opportunity to discuss our fears, concerns, values and understand our role as caregivers in the development of healthy sexuality. This workshop is geared towards caregivers, families and Support People. Talking about Sexuality…

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April 2020

POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on April 18, 2020 at 9:00am

Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre, 700 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5L8 Canada

Important Notice After careful consideration, we have made the decision to postpone our 2020 DSP Conference, Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong, that was scheduled for April 17 and 18, 2020. This decision was made for the health and safety of conference attendees and workshop speakers and is based on recommendations from Region of Waterloo Public Health and the Ministry of Health. It is our hope to hold the conference at a later date when the situation has improved.…

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POSTPONED: “Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong”, a conference presented by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on April 18, 2020 at 9:00am

Cambridge Hotel & Conference Centre, 700 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5L8 Canada

Important Notice After careful consideration, we have made the decision to postpone our 2020 DSP Conference, Cultivating community: Helping you grow to help others belong, that was scheduled for April 17 and 18, 2020. This decision was made for the health and safety of conference attendees and workshop speakers and is based on recommendations from Region of Waterloo Public Health and the Ministry of Health. It is our hope to hold the conference at a later date when the situation has improved.…

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June 2020

2019-20 Annual General Meeting

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region will be holding its Annual General Meeting electronically via Webex conferencing on June 20, 2020 from 11 a.m. to noon. If you are attending electronically, you must RSVP to receive the Webex meeting link by June 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm by emailing Heather Dowling at heather.dowling@eafwr.on.ca with your name and address. Click here to view the Notice of Annual General Meeting of Members

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