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Facebook is the quickest way to get information out to you.  We also post many other resources and community events on our facebook page that we do not post here on the website.  Parents can also share resources with other parents.  See you there!


ONLINE STORE-   Wear your heart on your sleeve! $4 per item sold goes directly towards opening doors for adults, supporting our Autism Ontario Peel Chapter and reaching out to our communities. 
http://mrsts.ca/aopeelregionstore/shop/home


More NEW EVENTS COMING, please stay tuned...


Adaptive Basketball for our ASD Teens 12-17 years old:

Please register here  Registration opens on December 15, 2018 @ 12:00pm

Adaptive Basketball for our ASD Adults 18+ years old:

Please register here  Registration opens on December 15, 2018 @ 12:00pm

Proloquo2Go Workshops

There will be 2 workshops - Introductory and Advanced. Please see full description/costs at the registration link.
Registration will open Dec 8, 2018 at 9am.  Please register here


Autism Ontario Peel ACTTs: Peel Autism Community Together through Sports  

Using the recreation model developed by the Special Olympics, Peel ACTTs will feature 2 programs: 

1) ACTIVE START (from 6-7 pm) is a program for individuals with ASD with increased difficulties and who generally need TA support at school. Participants will work on following group instruction, develop basic movement skills and follow a routine with visual supports. The goal is for the participant to have the physical skills and fitness ability to participate in physical activities and to have fun!  

***Suggested age  - 4 to 12+ years old*** This is a recommended age only.  If your child is slightly older and you think they suit this program, please register. 

*This program requires caregivers to support their child and participate in the full duration of the each session for all 10 weeks. 

The program is overseen by 2 facilitators, 1 is a trained IBI therapist and an assistant, as well as Autism Ontario Volunteers.

DATES: Mon, Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, Mar 4, 18, 25, Apr 1/2019 from 6-7 pm
LOCATION: Conestoga Public School, 300 Conestoga Dr., Brampton, ON L6Z 3M3
COST:  *The cost is $25.   

2) FUNdamentals (from 7-8 pm) is an advanced program for children with ASD who are able to follow group instructions independently and generally do not require TA support at school. The participant learns physical literacy; the more fundamental motor skills necessary for activities and sports.  The intention is for individuals to participate in school and organized physical activities with confidence. The participants will also learn to interact with one another (team environment) and have fun!  

***Suggested age - 9 to 15+ years old ***  This is a recommended age only.  If your child is slightly older and you think they suit this program, please register. 

* This program requires caregivers to remain present for the entire 10 weeks of the event and participate when needed. 

The program is overseen by 2 facilitators, 1 who is a trained IBI therapist and an assistant, as well as Autism Ontario Volunteers.

DATES: Mon, Jan 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, Mar 4, 18, 25, Apr 1/2019 from 7-8 pm
LOCATION: Conestoga Public School, 300 Conestoga Dr., Brampton, ON L6Z 3M3
COST:  *The cost is $25.  

NOTES: 

*Children can only be signed up for ONE of the Peel ACTTs programs.

*This event is open to children with ASD only. 

*Everyone in the gym must wear running shoes (caregivers/parents too). Please make sure your child comes prepared with the right footwear.  

*Children should be dressed in comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle. There is a water fountain on site.

*Sorry but there is no food permitted inside the gym (this includes edible incentives).

*Sorry but there are no non-registered children (unless another adult comes with them) permitted inside the gym.  Non-registered children are not permitted to use the equipment nor join the activities. 

Please carefully read the program description. Thank you.  *Spaces are limited.  Pre-registration is required. Registration opens Fri Dec 7 at 10 am.  Registration fills up very fast for this program.  Please register here.

*Please note when this was originally emailed out, there were some errors around the length of the program and the dates in the invitation.  The above information is correct.  Sorry for the confusion.


What is a Sensory Friendly Movie and why should you try it?

-ability to get up and move around/take breaks etc. without judgement
-ability to bring outside food in
-shown in 2D
-increased house lighting
-lower speaker volumes
-smaller crowds
-exclusive use of theatre

Potential Programme Movies for Peel Chapter:

The Grinch 2018 in 2D

DATE: Sat Nov 17, 2018

Registration open now.

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-family-movie-morning-dr-seuss-the-grinch-2018-2d-mississauga-matinee-cinema-dr-seuss-registration-47549759611

Wreck it Ralph 2 in 2D

DATE: Sat Dec 1, 2018

Registration opens Oct 30, 2018 at 1 pm

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-family-movie-morning-wreck-it-ralph-2-2d-mississauga-matinee-cinema-wreck-it-ralph-2-registration-47550872941


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Autism Ontario Peel Chapter Family Swimming in Mississauga 

LOCATION: River Grove Community Centre, 5800 River Grove Avenue, Mississauga, ON, L5M 4R8

COST: Free

DATE: Sat Nov 17 from 5-6 pm.  To register, please click here 


Swimming at Cassie Campbell

We have exclusive use of the 2 pools and water slide. There are a family, men's and ladies change rooms available. A great, calming way to end the day for the kids and often a chance for the grown ups to get to know each other   Come join us!

LOCATION: 1050 Sandalwood Parkway West. NW corner of Chinguacousy & Sandalwood. 

COST: Free  *Funded by the Potential Programme

DATE: Sun Dec 9, 2018 from 6-7 pm To register, please click here

DATE: Sun Feb 10, 2019 from 6-7 pm To register, please click here

DATE: Sun May 5, 2019 from 6-7 pmTo register, please click here 


COST: Free  *Funded by the Peel Chapter

DATE: Sun Jan  13, 2019 from 6-7 pm To register, please click here


 iConnext 15-18

iConnext is a group for individuals aged 15-18 yrs. with AS or HFA who would like to get together once a month for fun and activities.  

 iConnext 18-28

iConnext is a group for individuals aged 18-28 yrs. with AS or HFA who would like to get together once a month for fun and activities. 

Lets get together! 

DATE: tbd

LOCATION: tbd

iConnext will meet once per month.  All participants must be able to attend the events independently.  Paulette will facilitate all group activities!

For information or to RSVP, please contact Paulette at: paulette@calmspectrum.ca or 416 721 3737


Fall Karate Classes at the AMA: Higher Needs Group (kids that need some parental assistance)

Children with ASD, ages 6 and up, are invited to attend 10 weeks of private karate classes in Brampton at the Academy of Martial Arts.

Sundays from 10:30-11:20 am 

This is a program for individuals with ASD with increased difficulties. 

**Parents MUST participate with their children in this group one on one**

DATES:

Sun Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, Mar 3,17, 24, 31 /2019 from 10:30am-11:20am 

Please see full description/costs on the registration link. 

Registration opens Tues Dec 11 at 11 am. Please register here.


Fall Karate Classes at the AMA: Higher Functioning Group (kids that can participate without any parental assistance) 

Children with ASD, ages 9 and up, are invited to attend 8 weeks of private karate classes in Brampton at the Academy of Martial Arts.

Tuesday's from 5:00 to 5:50 pm

This is a program for children with ASD who are able to follow group instructions independently. 

**Children must be able to participate without parental assistance**

DATES:

Tues Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26 /2019  from 5pm-5:50 pm 

Please see full description/costs on the registration link. 

Registration opens Tues Dec 11 at 11 am. Please register here.


Understanding Challenging Behaviour webinar

https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.autismontario.com%2F&eventid=1656508&sessionid=1&key=7AEDFFBEC8D97897AF6E368F7D19528B&regTag=&sourcepage=register


Support our Fundraiser: 
1. 
 Mabel's Labels
As a way to target the problem of lost belongings and a large lost and found closet, Autism Ontario Peel is fundraising with Mabel's Labels, a company with all types of labels that are colourful, indestructible, easy-to-use and fun!  
  Iron-Ons, Stickies, Bag Tags, Allergy Alert labels & more! Personalize your labels with names, nicknames, initials - whatever you choose. Cool icons help even little ones identify their own belongings. Dishwasher, microwave, laundry & kid tested! Dispatched within 24 hours! Visit https://mabelslabels.com/?utm_expid=79991305-11.m4r_9l0hSRWyPsmCSF6FwQ.0  to place your order while helping our fundraiser!". 

 

 

 














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