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Group for Teens with Autism & Asperger's

Group for Teens with Autism & Asperger's

Autism Teenage Partnership is now here in Kitchener-Waterloo! A Saturday night hangout for teens with high functioning autism or Asperger’s.

Their program starts Saturday, June 6th – MAKE SURE YOU REGISTER!!!! And, make sure you register soon to not miss their special guest on June 13th – the Aspie Comic, Michael McCreary, is coming to talk about just how cool it is to be aspie!!! Check him out! 

 

Vulnerable Persons Registry Launched

Vulnerable Persons Registry Launched

The Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR) is a community based policing initiative in partnership with the Waterloo Region Police Services, KidsAbility, the Waterloo Region Family Network and local agencies. The registry promotes communication between vulnerable persons, the people who support them and the police. This information will assist officers when responding to an emergency involving the vulnerable individual. The registry provides quick access to critical information about a registered person, such as who to call in an emergency, a detailed physical description, and any particular sensitivities that the person may experience. Registration is completely voluntary. The database is to help alleviate safety concerns for those that are vulnerable in our community.

The goal of the VPR is to provide police with quick access to critical information about a registered person so the officer can assist in an emergency situation. When a Vulnerable Person is thought to be at risk, his or her personal information will be shared with relevant organizations, enabling them to quickly respond and provide effective assistance to the registrant.

Camp for kids living with FASD

Camp for kids living with FASD

We know that the summer break can be a challenge for families living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, so the Encompass Program at Carizon created a camp that supports the kids and helps the parents to relax, knowing that their children are in good hands. Our trained professionals have the skills, experience and expertise to provide a specialized camp that is safe, therapeutic and fun.

The camp provides opportunities for children ages 8-12 to experience indoor and outdoor play, creativity, and skill development.

July 27 – 31, and August 24-28.

For more information, parents can check out the camp flyer via the link below.

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop

An educational workshop is being presented at Front Door for parents/caregivers of children and youth who have experienced and been impacted by trauma. This is an educational workshop with the objective of assisting participants in understanding and parenting their child from a trauma-informed perspective. Participants will leave the workshop with a tool kit of resources to support their learning.

Date: May 26, 2015 OR June 23, 2015
Time: 6-8pm
Location: 1770 King St. East, Kitchener
To Register: Contact Melissa Voisin  or  519-749-2932

Upcoming Events

George Voisin Invitational

George Voisin Invitational

Supporting women and children who are victims of family violence.

Westmount Golf & Country Club

Monday, September 14, 2015

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop

Trauma Informed Parenting Workshop

Educational Workshop at Front Door for parents/caregivers of children and youth who have experienced and been impacted by trauma. 

Camp for Children Living with FASD

Camp for Children Living with FASD

A camp for children living with FASD, ages 8 – 12, that supports kids and helps parents to relax, knowing that their children are in good hands.

Spring Counselling Groups 2015

Spring Counselling Groups 2015

For Information or Registration
Please Call: (519) 743-6333