Posts tagged with "events"

Kitchener-Waterloo Library of Things OTF Grant Recognition Social thumbnail
Kitchener-Waterloo Library of Things OTF Grant Recognition Social thumbnail

Kitchener-Waterloo Library of Things OTF Grant Recognition Social

On Saturday, April 27, join us as we celebrate the new supported employment model at Kitchener-Waterloo Library of Things (KWLOT), made possibly by funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). Speakers include MPP Laura Mae Lindo, Executive Director Al Mills of Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, an OTF representative and staff from KWLOT. This employment model is […]

Read more

Posted by Avishka Juta, in

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

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 […]

Read more

Posted by Avishka Juta, in

New look and feel for Autism Spectrum Connection website thumbnail
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 […]

Read more

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

Cheers to Inclusion thumbnail
Cheers to Inclusion thumbnail

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 […]

Read more

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, […]

Read more

Posted by Avishka Juta, in

Cheers to Inclusion thumbnail
Cheers to Inclusion thumbnail

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!

Read more

Posted by Avishka Juta, in

Match Celebration 2017 thumbnail
Match Celebration 2017 thumbnail

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 […]

Read more

Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Direct Support People

Neighbour’s Day and Ball Hockey! thumbnail
Neighbour’s Day and Ball Hockey! thumbnail

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 […]

Read more

Posted by Avishka Juta, in Articles and Resources, Blog

Conscious Care & Support Workshop- Peter Marks thumbnail
Conscious Care & Support Workshop- Peter Marks thumbnail

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 […]

Read more

Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog