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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!


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Autism Ontario Peel Quarterly Chapter Evening: Door prizes & Guest Speaker MaryAnn Doig, Special Education Consultant from DPCDSB

Thursday, Jan 11th, 2017 from 7-8:30 pm

COST: FREE!
LOCATION: Loblaws, 5970 Mclaughlin Road Mississauga

This is a chance for our Peel community to come together and meet eachother as well as meet the Chapter Leadership Council of Autism Ontario Peel and find out what we have planned for the upcoming months.

Guest Speaker: MaryAnn Doig, Special Education Consultant from DPCDSB

Q&A related to school special education, (i.e. services available, registration process, elementary school placements. secondary placements, elementary/secondary open houses etc.)

A guest speaker, light refreshments as well as door prizes, we hope to see you all there!

Please register here at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-peel-chapter-quarterly-chapter-eveningopen-house-door-prizes-and-a-guest-speaker-tickets-41461453323

 


RAISE THE FLAG: Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018:

Join us in making your school and community more inclusive place for people with autism!

Please share this poster with your local school and ask them to please register (look for Peel Chapter in the drop down menu).

They will have access to our Educator Toolkits which include activities and educational videos. They can share your school’s stories of inclusion and acceptance.

https://raisetheflagforautism.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/RTF-2018-School-Poster-Printer_BS.pdf


 

The ABC's of ABA with Suzanne Murphy Workshop: Sat Feb 24

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-the-abcs-of-aba-with-suzanne-murphy-registration-39833084829


Autism Ontario Peel - Family Skating - Brampton 
Sat March 24, 2018 from 6:00-6:50 pm

Families are invited to come out for an enjoyable family skating at the Cassie Campbell Community Centre! The rink will be used exclusively for Autism Ontario Peel for the hour!

A limited number of loaner skates are available at no cost, if needed. Learn to skate instructors and skate aids also on hand for assistance.

This event is open to all families with Autism Spectrum Disorder children, youth and adults.

LOCATION: Cassie Campbell Community Centre, 1050 Sandalwood Pkwy W, Brampton, ON

COST: FREE   This is a Potential Programme event.

Pre-registration is required.  Please register here at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-family-skating-brampton-registration-39955098776


Potential Programme

Autism Ontario - PEERS with Kerry's Place - Brampton Jan-Apr/2018

Teens with ASD, in grades 9-12 are invited to this 16-week evidence-based social skills workshop.  PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) is geared towards motivated high functioning teens who are interested in learning ways to help them make and keep friends, and develop strategies for handling peer rejection/conflict.

Regular attendance is imperative. ***Parent participation is required at each session. 

Pre-registration required as well as pre-screening.  Registration opens Nov 13, 2017 at 1pm.  For more information and to register, please click here  **open to ONLY Halton and Peel residents


Potential Programme

Autism Ontario Peel Chapter Sensory Friendly Movie: Paddington in 2D

Sat Jan 20, 2018 at 10:00 am

We will have exclusive use of the theatre and will have lights and sound adjusted to accommodate sensory differences. Please join us. This event is open to children with ASD, their siblings and caregivers only. 

LOCATION: Courtney Park Cinemas, 110 Courtneypark Dr E., Mississauga, Ontario

What is a Sensory Friendly Movie?

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

Pre-registration is required.  Please register here at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-family-movie-morning-paddington-2-2d-mississauga-registration-40160099940

This event is funded by Autism Ontario's Potential Programme, in partnership with Ontario's Ministry of Children & Youth Services and the Peel Chapter. 


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Autism Ontario Peel Chapter Sensory Friendly Movie: The Last Jedi in 2D

Sat Jan 13, 2018 at 10:00 am

COST: $8.00 each ticket

This event is being subsidized by Autism Ontario Peel Chapter.  As this is a highly sought after movie, the theatre has put new restrictions on it for us.  We have to prepay for all seats in the theatre at full adult price of $12.99 each with no refunds at all.  As such, payment via eventbrite will be needed to secure your tickets ahead of time. No refunds after Jan 6, 2017.

We will have exclusive use of the theatre and will have lights and sound adjusted to accommodate sensory differences. Please join us. This event is open to children with ASD, their siblings and caregivers only. 

LOCATION: Courtney Park Cinemas, 110 Courtneypark Dr E, Mississauga, ON

REGISTRATION OPENS on Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 10:00am and closes when FULL.  Please regsiter here at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-peel-chapter-sensory-friendly-movie-the-last-jedi-in-2d-tickets-40032183338  This event is subsidized by the Peel Chapter. 


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Autism Ontario Peel Chapter Family Swimming in Mississauga 

Sat Feb 3 from 4:30-5:30 pm

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

Cost: Free   This is a Potential Programme funded event.

Please register here at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-family-swimming-mississauga-registration-42095968174


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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 for Members $5 for Non members 

***You must show registration card or proof of membership (email from AO) at the event for free entry.  Without this, you will be charged the Non-member rate.

Pre-registration is required.  

For Jan 14, Feb 25 and March 25 Please regsiter here at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-peel-chapter-family-swimming-in-brampton-for-sun-jan-14-feb-25-mar-25-2018-tickets-40169874175

*Please note, you must register for each date separately (confirmation screen will list all 3 dates as this is in the title but you will bot be registered for eachdate until you click on each date separately). Sorry for the confusion.

Registrations for Apr 15, May 27 and June 10 to come later...


 POT 
AO PEEL PARENT SUPPORT GROUP 
 

Location:
Fortinos, 35 Worthington Avenue, Brampton, ON  *Go Upstairs

Do you have a child that has been diagnosed with Autism?  Would you like to meet other parents in your situation?  Please join us for a parent support group to chat about issues, concerns or any questions you might have.  

COSTS: FREE! with pre-registration.

For 2018 dates, please click here and choose the date requested from the drop down menu.

Dates: Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 3, Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4, 2018

Feb 6 Support Group Topic is Let's Talk...Transition to High School

This event is sponsored by the Autism Ontario Potential Programme, in partnership with Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services and Autism Ontario – Peel Chapter

NOTE:  This event is intended for parents and caregivers ONLY.  Childcare WILL NOT be provided.  


 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.  

DATE:  tbd

LOCATION:  tbd 

For more information, please contact paulette@calmspectrum.ca 


 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.  

DATE:  Thurs Jan 18, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 pm

LOCATION: Ultimate Laser Tag, 4020B Sladeview Crescent Unit 6, Mississauga, ON L5L 6B1

Tonight we will be playing 2 games of Laser Tag. The cost will be $14 for the games, bring extra money for a snack!

To RSVP and for more information, please contact paulette@calmspectrum.ca

iConnext will meet once per month, on the second Thursday of the month.  What are your favorite activities?  Bowling, movies, mini golf, dinner out, games nights, pizza dinners?  Group members will determine all future events & activities. 

Paulette will facilitate this group.  All participants must be able to attend the events independently.  For information, please contact: Paulette A. Goddard paulette@calmspectrum.ca 416 721 3737                      


 

 Potential Programme

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

This is a beginner program for individuals with ASD with increased difficulties. **Parents MUST participate with their children in this group one on one**  
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.

DATES: Sun Jan 14, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, March 4, 18, 25, Apr 8, 15 /2018 from 10:30am-11:20am * please see notes below

*No class Feb 18 - Family Day or Apr 1 - Easter

* If you are a returning participant, please pay and fillout paperwork at your first class.  If you will miss this class, please arrange an alternative time with Carrie at cpercival@amadojo.com 

**If you are a new participant, please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to your first class to fill out the necessary paperwork, make payment and receive your uniform. If you cannot do this, please contact Carrie at cpercival@amadojo.com to make alternative arrangments.


 

Fees:

Current Peel Chapter paid member = $150 (subsidised by Autism Ontario Peel Chapter as a thank you for being a member) *Please show your membership card to attain discount

Not a current Peel Chapter paid member = $180.80

If you are not a current Peel member and would like to attend, you can become a member now. Please click on https://donate.autismontario.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=379 

Sign up online, take a screen shot of the confirmation and forward that screen shot to autismpeel.reg@gmail.com to be included on the subsidised list.

If you have recently become a member, please let us know at autismpeel.reg@gmail.com as our Membership list may not have been updated yet with your name. 

Registration opens Fri Dec 15 at 11 am.    Please read all FAQ's on eventbrite regsitration page.

Please register here at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/karate-the-ama-higher-needs-group-needs-some-parental-assistance-tickets-41128959826


Potential Programme

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

This is an advanced program for children with ASD who are able to follow group instructions. **Children must be able to participate without parental assistance**  
Children with ASD, ages 6 and up, are invited to attend 8 weeks of private karate classes in Brampton at the Academy of Martial Arts.

Dates: Tues Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 / 2018  from 5pm-5:50 pm *please see below

* If you are a returning participant, please pay and fill out paperwork at your first class.  If you will miss this class, please arrange an alternative time with Carrie at cpercival@amadojo.com 

**If you are a new participant, please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to your first class to fill out the necessary paperwork, make payment and receive your uniform. If you cannot do this, please contact Carrie at cpercival@amadojo.com to make alternative arrangements.


Fees:

Current Peel Chapter paid member = $120 (subsidised by Autism Ontario Peel Chapter as a thank you for being a member)   *Please show your membership card to attain discount

Not a current Peel Chapter paid member = $144.64

If you are not a current Peel member and would like to attend, you can become a member now. Please click on https://donate.autismontario.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=379 

Sign up online, take a screen shot of the confirmation and forward that screen shot to autismpeel.reg@gmail.com to be included on the subsidised list.

If you have recently become a member, please let us know at autismpeel.reg@gmail.com as our Membership list may not have been updated yet with your name. 

Registration opens Fri Dec 15 at 12 noon.  Please read all FAQ's on eventbrite registration page.

Please register here at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/karate-the-ama-higher-functioning-group-kids-that-can-participate-without-any-parental-assistance-tickets-41129105261


Mini-Pops Concert/Dance Party:  Fri March 16, 2018

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-mini-pops-concertdance-party-brampton-registration-41389763898

This is a Potential Programme event.


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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