Upcoming Happenings in Peel Region and Surrounding Area (January 2016)

Erinoak Kids *

1) Workshops

  • Understanding Behaviour
Jan 5 | 9:30-11:30 am | North Sheridan site
Jan 9 | 12:30 – 2:3- pm | Torbram 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.
  • Sleep Solutions
Jan 6 | 6:30-8:30 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.
  • Toilet Learning: Let’s Talk About Your Expectations
Jan 7 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm| Bristol Circle site
Jan 9 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | Torbram site
This workshop will focus on strategies to help you and your child during the development of skills necessary to become toilet trained.
  • One Bite At A Time
Jan 20 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Bristol Circle site
This workshop is aimed at helping you develop strategies to address eating challenges your child may have.
  • Developing Communication Skills
Jan 23 | 9:30 – 11:30 am | Torbram site
In this workshop, you will learn about basic communication skills. There will be a focus on forms and functions of communication as well as strategies to enhance communication.
  • Teaching Social Communication Skills
Jan 23 | 12:30 – 2:3- pm | Torbram site
Social communication includes the ability to introduce, extend and maintain topics, request clarification if needed, and respond to peers. In this workshop, you will learn some strategies to use when teaching conversational skills to young children.
  • Transition to Kindergarten
Jan 27 | 6:30 – 8:30 pm | South Millway site
The focus of the workshop includes information about the new full day kindergarten (FLK) program, how the parent of a special needs student begins the dialogue with the education system in the transition to elementary level schooling, where parents and/or guardians can access information about options, rights, and School Board obligations, and how parents can best navigate both the regular and special education systems in the best interest of their children to become the best learners they can be given their challenges.

2) Support Groups

  • Mother’s Support Group (South Millway)
Jan 15 and 29 | 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
Jan 5 | 6-9 pm
Location: 2277 South Millway, Mississauga
Ages: 12 and up
Contact: Julie Nielsen | 905-855-2690 ext 2444
* For more info and to register for these events, go to – http://www.erinoakkids.ca/Event-Calendar.aspx

Kids Pathways Peel/CDRCP (Child Development Resource Connection Peel)

Jan 11 | Session 1 – Helping families to understand the diagnosis and the importance of remaining strong as a family | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Jan 18 | 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.
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

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

Please register by calling: 905-890-9432
* Children under 16 are not allowed.

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

This workshop is offered to individuals diagnosed with ASD aged 14-17 years. The objective of the group is to provide respite for family members and to develop social skills of youths with ASD.

Location: 2283 Argentia Rd, Unit 13, Mississauga
Fee: $120.00 for 12 weeks
Please register by contacting: Monica Hoehlmann at 905-712-4124 ext 243 or Monica.Hoelhmann@trilliumhealthpartners.ca

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.

Location: 5770 Hurontario St, Suite 101, Mississauga
Please register by calling: 905-712-4124 ext 0

Autism Ontario

Kerry’s Place

Jan 4 | Adult Social Group (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
Jan 11 | Adult Social Group (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
Jan 18 | Sibling Workshop (Brampton) | Children 6-12 years with siblings with ASD. To register, call 905-363-1111 ext 200
Jan 18 | Teen Social Group | Social skills group for individuals with ASD aged 15-18 years. Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or email Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org
Jan 19| 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
Jan 25 | 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
Jan 27 | Getting through the day: Looking at Daily Transitions | This workshop will assist respite workers, parents, caregivers and agency staff in planning for successful transitions. It will address some of the possible strategies for dealing with daily living.

Other Events

Jan 15 | P4P Resource Network  – RDSP Webcast 
Jan 27 | P4P Resource Network –  RDSP Webcast 
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