Upcoming Happenings in Peel Region and Surrounding Area (November 2015)

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Erinoak Kids – http://www.erinoakkids.ca/

1) Workshops

  • Understanding Behaviour

Nov 7 | 9:30-11:30 am | Bristol Circle site

In this workshop you will learn how to define behavior, including examples of appropriate and challenging behavior. You will learn how to apply the Antecedent-Behaviour-Consequence (A-B-C) Model, looking at the different functions of behavior and general teaching strategies.

  • Teaching Daily Living Skills

Nov 7 | 12:30-2:30 pm | Bristol Circle site

Nov 11 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Torbram site

In this workshop, you will learn to use ABA strategies to teach your child daily living skills. These skills include getting dressed and personal hygiene. The strategies you will learn include prompting, chaining and shaping.

  • Visual Strategies

Nov 7 |1-3 pm | Torbram site

Nov 16 | 1-3 pm | South Millway site

For caregivers of both verbal or non-verbal children looking to provide additional visual support systems in order to support the child’s communication at home, at school and in the community.

  • Little People Big Worries

Nov 16 | 9:30-11:30 am | Torbram site

Information on anxiety in children including possible causes and its effect on families. Coping skills and strategies will be provided.

  • Steps Towards Positive Change

Nov 18 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Torbram site

Nov 21 | 9:30-11:30 am  | Bristol Circle site

Once you understand why your child behaves in certain ways, you may wonder what to do next. In this workshop, you will learn what happens before an undesired behavior occurs, what to do after it occurs and how to set goals to change the behavior. You will also learn strategies you can use to teach your child replacement behaviours.

  • Sleep Solutions

Nov 21 | 12:30-2:30 pm | Bristol Circle site

This workshop is aimed at sharing information on common sleep challenges in children and provides practical sleep strategies to help you and your child sleep better.

  • Advocacy

Nov 28 | 9:30 -12:30 am  | North Sheridan 1 site

Learn more about the key components of advocating for your child within various systems (i.e. school, community, medical), reaching out to appropriate professionals, and understanding your rights and responsibilities.

2) Support Groups

  • Mother’s Support Group | preschool to grade 5 (Torbram)

Nov 12 and 26 | 10 am-12 pm | bi-weekly

Location: 8177 Torbram Road, Brampton

Contact: Amy Newman | 905-855-2690 ext 2370

  • Mother’s Support Group (Burloak)

Nov 13 and 27 | 9:30-11 am | bi-weekly

Location: 1122 International Blvd, 5th Floor (in the Westbury Business Park), Burlington

Contact: Neelu Khera | 905-855-2690 ext 2530

  • Mother’s Support Group | grade 6 – 12 (Torbram)

Nov 5 and 19 | 10 am-12 pm | bi-weekly

Location: 8177 Torbram Road, Brampton

Contact: Amy Newman | 905-855-2690 ext 2370

  • Mother’s Support Group (South Millway)

Nov 20 | 9:30-11 am | bi-weekly

Location: 2277 South Millway, Mississauga

Contact: Anne Clements | 905-855-2690 ext 2414

  • Autism Parent Support Group (Bristol Circle)

Wednesdays | 1-3 pm |weekly

2381 Bristol Circle, Suite 100, Oakville

Contact: Lisa Feitelberg | 905-855-2690 ext 4322

3) Drop-ins

  • Teen Drop-in

Nov 3 | 6-9 pm

Location: 2277 South Millway, Mississauga

Ages: 12 and up

Contact: Julie Nielsen | 905-855-2690 ext 2444

4) Events

  • My Magic Hands Info Night

Nov 4 | 5-6 pm | South Millway site

Preview “My Magic Hands” a 6-8 week learning program for children ages 8 to 14 that will be offered in the winter of 2016.

For more info and to register for these events, go to – http://www.erinoakkids.ca/Event-Calendar.aspx

kpplcdrcpKids Pathways Peel – http://www.kidspathwayspeel.com/CDRCP (Child Development Resource Connection Peel) – http://www.cdrcp.com/

  • Family Parent Session  – “Understanding a New Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder” (two part workshop presented by CDRCP and KPAS)

Nov 2 | Session 1 – Helping families to understand the diagnosis and the importance of remaining strong as a family | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

Nov 23 | Session 2 – Helping families become orientated to the services in Peel that are available for children and youth with ASD | 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Cost: Free

Location: #105-57 Mill Street North, Brampton (Downtown GO Station Back of the Building)

Please register by calling: 905-890-9432

* Childcare provided while parents are attending the workshop. Please indicate the number and age of the children you will be bringing with you when you register for these two sessions.

  • Kids Pathways Family Resource Night 3rd Thursday of the month 6-8 pm

Location: #103-75 Watline Ave, Mississauga (CDRCP)

Please register by calling: 905-890-9432

Are you looking to get connected to resources in your community? Come out to learn more about :

– Kids Pathways network

– upcoming workshops

– introduction to Resource Connection (library, resource materials, parent workshops)

– Peel Respite Services

* Children under 16 are not allowed.

PBSPeel Behavioural Services (PBS) – http://www.peelbehaviouralservices.ca/

Location: 5770 Hurontario St, Suite 101, Mississauga

Please register by calling: 905-712-4124 ext 0

  • Toilet Training (2 parts) | Nov 4 and 25 | 9:30 am – 12 pm

This workshop will provide mediators with simple, positive strategies to help the individual achieve success with day time and night time toilet training.

  • Behaviour Management Workshop (2 parts) | Nov  10 and 17 | 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This workshop will introduce basic techniques of behavior management. The techniques focus on teaching new behaviours or replacement skills and reducing behaviours that are problematic.

  • Emotional Regulation | Nov 7 | 6:30-9:30 pm

This workshop is for mediators and will focus on identifying the possible triggers or aggression, and discussing coping strategies such as relaxation techniques, and encouraging self control through incentives. 

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Nov 3 | Parent Support Group (Brampton) – http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-parent-support-group-brampton-registration-17430938406

Nov 14 | Sensory Friendly Showing of “The Peanuts Movie” (Oakville)– https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/saturday-at-the-movies-tickets-19332332527

Nov 15 | Family Swimming (Brampton) – http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-family-swimming-brampton-registration-18311928471?aff=rss

Nov 21 | Teen Mini-Golf, Balladium and Pizza Party (Toronto)– https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-toronto-teen-mini-golf-balladium-and-pizza-party-registration-18888415760

Nov 28 | Sensory Friendly Movie Showing of “The Peanuts Movie” (Mississauga) – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-movie-morning-peanuts-2d-mississuaga-registration-19005181008

Nov 28 | Everyday ABA Workshop with Leslie Cohen (Oakville)– https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-everyday-aba-applied-behaviour-analysis-workshop-with-leslie-cohen-oakville-registration-18551131935

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Kerry’s Place Autism Services (KPAS) – http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Home.aspx

Nov 2 | Adult Social Group (Brampton) | Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or email Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org (http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Page/Files/980_Adult%20social%20group%20-%20out%20and%20about%20Fall%202015.pdf)

Nov 5 | Building Social Connections workshophttps://secure.kerrysplace.org/Community/Programs.aspx?currenttab=Workshops&i_loc=

Nov 9 | Adult Social Group (Mississauga) | Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or email Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org (http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Page/Files/980_Adult%20social%20group%20-%20out%20and%20about%20Fall%202015.pdf)

Nov 16 | Sibling Workshop (Brampton) | Children 6-12 years with siblings with ASD. To register, call 905-363-1111 ext 200 (http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Page/Files/980_Sibling%20Workshop%20Fall%202015.pdf)

Nov 17 | Adult Games Night (Mississauga) | For adults with ASD aged 18 and over. Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or email Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org (http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Page/Files/980_Adult%20Games%20night%20Fall%202015.pdf)

Nov 18 | Family Night Support Group | For families of children 18 and under. Contact Samantha Ribeiro at 905-363-1111 ext. 200 or email CWRregistration@kerrysplace.org (http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Page/Files/980_Family%20Nights%20Fall%202015.pdf)

Nov 19 | Adult Cooking Class | For adults 18+ | Contact Giselle Ayabaca (1 week prior to date) at giselle.ayabaca@kerrysplace.org or 905-796-6902 ext 23 (http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Page/Files/980_Adult%20Cooking%20Group%20Fall%202015.pdf)

Nov 25 | Using Visuals: Make and Take workhophttps://secure.kerrysplace.org/Community/Programs.aspx?currenttab=Workshops&i_loc=

Nov 26 | Parents of Adults with ASD Support Group | To register, call Samantha Ribeiro at 905-363-1111 ext 200 or email CWRregistration@kerrysplace.org (http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Page/Files/980_Parents%20of%20Adults%20with%20ASD%20Fall%202015.pdf)

Nov 30 | Adult Games Night (Brampton) | For adults with ASD aged 18 and over. Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or email Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org (http://www.kerrysplace.org/Public/Page/Files/980_Adult%20Games%20night%20Fall%202015.pdf)

other-events-logo3Other Events

Nov 3 | Peel Resource Fair (Adult Developmental Services)– http://connectability.ca/2015/10/21/adult-developmental-services-peel-resource-fair-2015/

Nov 3 |  P4P Wills & Estate Planning Seminar – http://hub.partnersforplanning.ca/Events/17419/Wills-Estate-Planning

Nov 4 | BCCL Workshop “Autism Awareness” – http://www.bramptoncaledoncl.ca/2015-fall-winter-workshops/

Nov 5 | Parent Talk at Holland Bloorview (Topic: Financial decision-making and the impact on family life)http://hollandbloorview.ca/ClientFamilyResources/Workshopsandevents

Nov 7 | Information Fair for Individuals Living With a Disability– http://www.brampton.ca/en/residents/recreational-Activities/Pages/Special-Needs.aspx

Nov 9 | P4P Four Issues You Should Be Aware of After Opening An RDSP – http://hub.partnersforplanning.ca/Events/17426/EXPERT-SERIES-4-Critical-RDSP-Issues

Nov 10 and 17 | P4P Enduring Relationships: A Context for Planning Workshop (Two Part Series)http://hub.partnersforplanning.ca/Events/17523/Enduring-Relationships-A-Context-for-Planning-Workshop

Nov 12 | BCCL Workshop “Administering Trust Funds/Legal Rights”– http://www.bramptoncaledoncl.ca/2015-fall-winter-workshops/

Nov 25 | P4P Nurturing Friendships & Relationships– http://hub.partnersforplanning.ca/Events/17668/Nurturing-Friendships-Relationships

Nov 26 | P4P RDSP webcast – http://hub.partnersforplanning.ca/Events/17552/RDSP-Webcast

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