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

Erinoak Kids *

1) Workshops

  • Advocacy

March 5 | 1-3 pm | Torbram 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.
  • Sleep Solutions

March 9 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Burloak 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

March 9 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Burloak site
March 9 | 6:30-8:30 pm | South Millway site
In this workshop, you will learn how to define behaviour, including examples of appropriate and challenging behaviour. You will learn how to apply the Antecedent-Behaviour-Consequence (A-B-C) Model, looking at the different functions of behaviour and general teaching strategies.
  • Steps Towards Positive Change

March 12 | 9:30-11:30 am | Torbram 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, how to set goals to change the behavior, and strategies you can use to teach your child replacement behaviours.
  • Teaching Daily Living Skills

March 12 | 12:30-2:30 pm | Torbram site
March 16 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Bristol Circle site
In this workshop you will learn to use Applied Behavioural Analysis (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.
  • Understanding Behaviour

March 23 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Burloak site
March 26 | 9:30-11:30 am | 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.
  • Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

March 23 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Bristol Circle site
In this workshop, you will learn general facts about Applied Behavioural Analysis and evidence-based strategies that you can use as you teach your child with ASD. These strategies include defining behaviours, reinforcement, task analysis, and prompting.
  • Reinforcement 101

March 30 | 6:30-8:30 pm | Bristol Circle site
Reinforcement is a key principle to Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). You will learn to distinguish between negative and positive reinforcement, identify possible reinforcers for your child and how to fade the reinforcers.

2) Support Groups

  • Autism Parent Support Group (Bristol Circle)

March 2 and 9 | 1-3 pm |weekly
2381 Bristol Circle, Suite 100, Oakville
Contact: Lisa Feitelberg | 905-855-2690 ext 4322
  • Mother’s Support Group | preschool to grade 5 (Torbram)

March 3 and 31 | 10 – 11:30 am | bi-weekly
Location: 8177 Torbram Rd, Brampton
Contact: Amy Newman | 905-855-2690 ext 2370
  • Father’s Support Group (South Millway)

March 3 | 7-9 pm | monthly
Location: 2277 South Millway, Mississauga
Contact: Jon Greenaway | 905-855-2690 ext 2420
  • Mother’s Support Group | grade 6 – 12 (Torbram)

March 10 and 24 | 10 -11:30 am | bi-weekly
Location: 8177 Torbram Rd, Brampton
Contact: Amy Newman | 905-855-2690 ext 2370
  • Mother’s Support Group (South Millway)

March 11 and 25| 9:30-11 am | bi-weekly
Location: 2277 South Millway, Mississauga
Contact: Anne Clements | 905-855-2690 ext 2414
  • Mother’s Support Group (Burloak)

March 4 and 18 | 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

3) Teen Drop-in

March 1 | 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)

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

Peel Behavioural Services (PBS) 

  • Behaviour Management | March 5 | 9 am-2 pm

This workshop is for mediators and 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

March 7 | Adult Social Group (Brampton) | For adults with ASD aged 18 & over. Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org
March 14 | Adult Social Group (Mississauga) | For adults with ASD aged 18 & over. Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org
March 15 | Adult Games Night (Mississauga) | For adults with ASD aged 18 & over. Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org
March 28 | Adult Games Night (Brampton) | For adults with ASD aged 18 & over. Contact Navlet Riley-Shoultz at 905-457-1130 ext 251 or Navlet.riley-shoultz@kerrysplace.org

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