Webinar: Successful Parents, Happy Families: 12 Strategies for Stressful Times!

Webinar: Successful Parents, Happy Families: 12 Strategies for Stressful Times!

Friday, December 16, 2016 12:00 PM EST

Being a parents/family member of a child, teen or adult with ASD can be highly stressful. "Perfect" parents and families do not exist, but some cope better than others. In his counselling practice, "successful parents" have taught Dale twelve strategies (secrets) for a happier and more fulfilling family life. With ideas from stress management and family therapy research, this session will reveal and discuss these strategy 'secrets'.

Webinaire –Successful Parents, Happy Families: 12 Strategies for Stressful Times!
Être parents/membres de la famille d’un enfant, d’un adolescent ou d’un adulte autiste est parfois très stressant. Il n’existe pas de familles et de parents « parfaits », mais certains s’accommodent de cette réalité mieux que d’autres. Au cours de ses années de pratique, des « parents efficaces » ont « enseigné » à Dale douze stratégies (secrets) pour que la famille soit plus heureuse et plus épanouie. Ce webinaire traitera des résultats de la recherche sur la gestion du stress et la thérapie familiale, en plus de révéler et analyser ces stratégies « secrètes

   Posted November 2, 2016
Volunteers Needed!

Do you or someone you know have a passion for working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder?

We are currently seeking avid volunteers to assist us with our upcoming Potential Programme Events and with our monthly adult social groups. Our adult groups meet once or twice a month and partake in a variety of activities from game nights, movie outing, and visits to local events.

This could be a great opportunity to gain experience working with individuals with ASD in the Hamilton Community. Reference letters can be provided.

If you are interested in learning more about this volunteer opportunity please call the Hamilton Chapter Office at 905-528-8476 or email office.hamilton@autismontartio.com.

   Posted August 25, 2016
Click here for more information2016 Hamilton Chapter Member Holiday Party

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Chapter Member Holiday Party this past Sunday, November 27, 2016 at The Regional Indian Centre Hamilton.

We had a great time celebrating 2016 and the upcoming Holidays with you all.

Thank you to our CLC for all of their support and time in helping get this off the ground. HUGE thank you goes to CLC Member Christine Joseph Davies for her many hours of time organizing, shopping, and helping pull off this event. We could have not done this without you.

Many thanks to our numerous volunteers, and others who donated their time including Mike Lupo of As You Like It Entertainment who supplied Christmas music for this event.

Thank you all! Our members and families are the best! Click here for more information

   Posted November 19, 2015
Hamilton Wentworth Chapter Office Hours

Office Hours are typically Tuesday and Thursday from 10am-3pm unless otherwise posted.

Questions? Contact office.hamilton@autismontario.com

   Posted January 7, 2014
Click here for more informationPotential Program Events and Social Learning Opportunities

We are pleased to offer all of these regional events courtesy of the Potential Programme! Please read through them all carefully and take note of the location before you begin the registration process. Each event will have a flyer and registration page.

We have lots of great events coming up so please take a look!

Keep in mind that Chapter run programs will still be listed on this homepage and have their own separate registration.
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   Posted February 17, 2012
Click here for more information on Fun Days and RegistrationHamilton Chapter Member Fun Days

Our next Hamilton Chapter Member Fun Day will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016.

Questions? Email office.hamilton@autismontario.com or call 905-528-8476.

Click here for more information on Fun Days and Registration

   Posted February 5, 2011
Click Here to Get Registered Register today for the 2017 Raise the Flag campaign!

Join Autism Ontario on Monday, April 3, 2017 to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day. Participation in our campaign means access to World Autism Awareness Day resources to help you celebrate!

Help us build ASD inclusive schools and communities across our province! !

Click Here to Get Registered

   Posted December 1, 2016
CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINENew: March Break Funding available on December 19th

The 2017 March Break Fund applications will be available on Monday, December 19, 2016 after 5:00 p.m., please check our website at that time to apply online

Vous pourrez présenter une demande, au titre du Fonds de remboursement de la semaine de relâche 2017, à compter de 17 h le 19 décembre 2016. Nous vous invitons à vous rendre sur notre site Web à compter de cette date et à nous transmettre votre demande en ligne.


   Posted November 17, 2016
Click here for more informationParent Support Groups

Parent Support Groups are an opportunity to connect with other parents who have a child/children with ASD and see that you are not alone in the everyday challenges you face.

We do offer parent support groups (Family Nights) in the Hamilton area in partnership with McMaster Children’s Hospital ABA Services every Fourth Wednesday from 6:00-7:30pm. Support Groups will be held at The Ron Joyce Children's Centre located at 325 Wellington Street, West, Hamilton, ON.

To REGISTER you need to call Amy Phillips, Program Coordinator, ABA Services and Supports T: 905.521.2100 ext.74136

Upcoming groups: September 28, October 26, November 30, January 25, February 22, March 29, April 26

Questions? Contact our Family Support Coordinator LB Brown at lb@autismontario.com

   Posted June 23, 2011

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