Posts tagged with "events"

Independent Facilitation Matters: A Look at the Present and Future (Webcast) thumbnail
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Independent Facilitation Matters: A Look at the Present and Future (Webcast)

The Independent Facilitation Matters – Family Coalition (IFM) and Partners for Planning (P4P) will hold a webcast on January 31 at 7 p.m. to explore the critical role that Independent Facilitation plays in the lives of thousands of adults with a developmental disability and families. Learn how you can take action to protect this precious resource for adults […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in

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New look and feel for Autism Spectrum Connection website thumbnail

New look and feel for Autism Spectrum Connection website

We’re pleased to share that the Autism Spectrum Connection website has a new look and feel! Autism Spectrum Connection is an online space for parents and families who have a child with autism. Visit www.autismspectrumconnection.com to stay up to date with the latest events and resources in Waterloo Region. Be sure to follow along on Twitter […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community

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Cheers to Inclusion

Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region and Descendants Beer & Beverage Co. present: Cheers to Inclusion! Enjoy snacks + sample of the Ryan McTavish Lagered Ale. Beer by: Descendants Beer and Beverage Co. Label artwork by: Sean Greenberg Illustration Photography by: Edgar & Pooch Photography Preorder online from Nov. 1 to 26. Available in cans and on draught as […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in

BLOCK PARTY, A Better Together Event thumbnail
BLOCK PARTY, A Better Together Event thumbnail

BLOCK PARTY, A Better Together Event

Join us to celebrate the neighbourhoods of Waterloo Region with an evening of fun, live music, craft beer, ‘street eats’ and more! Stroll through our versions of Uptown, Midtown and Downtown while enjoying: – acid jazz/funk band Fluffhead – DJ Flash – Streets eats from Graffiti Market – Craft breweries: Descendants Beer and Beverage Co., Bitte Schön Brauhaus, […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in

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Cheers to Inclusion

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we raise our glasses to inclusion. Join us for Cheers to Inclusion at Descendants, and enjoy a sample of the Edna Rhoda Golden Chai Ale - available for a limited time only!

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Posted by Annie Knight, in

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Match Celebration 2017

Join us at this year’s Match Celebration! On Saturday October 21st, 2017, from 2-4:30pm, join us at Breithaupt Centre to celebrate Direct Support People matching with families and people Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region serves. Swim, play games and chat with others, as we take the afternoon to appreciate all of the work you have done for […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Adult, Direct Support People

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Neighbour’s Day and Ball Hockey!

Our 4th Annual Ball Hockey Tournament is now a part of Neighbour’s Day! In partnership with the City of Kitchener, Stanley Park Community Association, and Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, and with support from Catch The Fire Kitchener, Ball Hockey will be bigger and better than ever. Oh, and this year, it’s FREE to play! EAFWR’s Ball Hockey […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Articles and Resources, Blog

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Conscious Care & Support Workshop- Peter Marks

Developing supporters and leaders to mindfully support individuals to be all they can be. Conscious Care & Support Workshop with Peter Marks Saturday May 6, 2017 9:00am – 12:00pm KidsAbility Pavilion (500 Hallmark Dr., Waterloo)   This workshop is targeted to direct support people, caregivers and family members who support people with autism and other […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Blog

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A Community for All: The Art of Belonging

Here in Waterloo Region, we have many people, places, organizations and initiatives all vested  in a single, shared dream – a Waterloo Region where all experience a warm, inviting sense of belonging. If I were to name only a few, like House of Friendship’s John Neufeld, along with his dedicated Board members, staff and volunteers […]

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Posted by Kim Sproul, in Blog

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Sibshop + Tubing

Join us at Sibshop + Tubing! A fun opportunity for brothers and sisters who have a sibling with a developmental disability, Sibshop is a chance to learn what your sibling needs. On Saturday February 25th, join us for a two-hour workshop at Lighthouse followed by two-hours of tubing at Chicopee Tube Park. Pizza lunch provided. […]

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Posted by Annie Knight, in Blog