Posts tagged with "workshops"

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2019-20 Annual Report

The 2019-20 Annual Report is filled with stories from staff, people we serve, families and community members alike and is a snapshot of what we’ve been up to over the past year. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year’s report! Click here to read our Annual Report and excerpts from stories. Click on […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Blog

POSTPONED: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s 2020 DSP Conference thumbnail
POSTPONED: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s 2020 DSP Conference thumbnail

POSTPONED: Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region’s 2020 DSP Conference

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 […]

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Posted by Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, in Blog, Community, Direct Support People

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Community Kitchen – Skillshare

Food and culture have long been interconnected. Join your neighbours for a free six-week course, learning to prepare and cook healthy and family-friendly recipes. Community Kitchen Skillshare Tuesdays, starting March 28th through to May 2nd 12:30pm – 2:30pm Kitchener Market – Market Place Kitchen (300 King Street East, Kitchener) Led by Red Seal chef and […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, 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 Avishka Juta, in Blog

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Sex Talks

Sex Talks is a series of training that discusses sexuality and sexual health, different types of sex, how to keep yourself safe, and cover topics about masturbation, sexual orientation and LGBTQ2S and online dating.

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Sibshop – November 5, 2016

Join us on Saturday November 5, 2016 for Sibshop!   In partnership with YMCA, Z beside the Y, Kerry’s Place and Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region, Sibshop is a fun workshop for brothers and sisters of a sibling with a developmental disability to learn what their loved ones needs are. Light refreshments and snacks provided for all those […]

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

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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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Family Finding

This winter, I was informed of a workshop that would be taking place at Family & Children’s Services, called Family Finding. My initial reaction was “SIGN ME UP!”  This workshop was going to be all about recruitment and finding foster carers, which will be sooooo transferable to our work and our need for providers in […]

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

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Dreaming of Summer (Camp)? Attend an Information Session! thumbnail

Dreaming of Summer (Camp)? Attend an Information Session!

Dreaming of Summer? Attend an informative evening about finding the right summer camp for your child, including: •Benefits of camp •Things to consider when choosing a camp •Preparing for camp •Support worker tips •Funding resources A Waterloo session will be held  on Wednesday, Feb. 4th @6:30pm-8:00pm, at KidsAbility, Waterloo 500 Hallmark Drive Two Cambridge sessions will be […]

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