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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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Peel Chapter Sensory Friendly Movie: The Book of Life (Free for Members)

Sat Nov 1, 2014 at 10 am

COST: Free to Members *show card at registration
$7 per person for non-members (The cost is subsidized by the Peel Chapter)

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

If you are interested in becoming a member, click on https://donate.autismontario.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=379

Membership is only $50 (for a family membership) for your entire immediate family for an entire year. You gain access to member free and member only events as well as many other benefits!

REGISTRATION OPENS on MONDAY, October 20, 2014 at 8:00am and closes when FULL.

To register, click on https://book-of-life-free-for-members.eventbrite.ca/


 Tree top trekking 

Fundraising event: CLIMB FOR A CAUSE

SUN OCT 19th, 2014  

50% of proceeds from climbs will be donated to Autism Ontario Peel.
Come and spend an unforgettable day in the trees while helping us support this great cause!

Book your climb on October 19th by calling Treetop Trekking Brampton.
Toll Free : 855-552-0090  Phone : 905-970-0090 

Email : brampton@treetoptrekking.com
 

Location:Heart Lake Conservation Area, 10818 Heart Lake Rd, Brampton, ON
http://treetoptrekking.com/en/brampton/events/fundraising-events/

Please note that all 5 locations are running this event and the proceeds go to the Chapter in that area. A BIG thank you to Veronica from AO Peel for arranging this for all of us 


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Family Skating in Peel!

Sun, Oct 19, Nov 9, Dec 14, 2014 and Jan 11, 2015 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm only

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 with membership * please show card at registration table
Non-members are $5.00 per person
Pre-registration is required.  Click on the month to register Oct Nov Dec Jan

Membership is only $50 (for a family membership) for your entire immediate family for an entire year. You gain access to member free and member only events as well as many other benefits!

If you want to avail of the free or discounted rate for events organized and fundraised by the Autism Ontario Peel Chapter, you may complete an online application membership form, please click here.  It is the easiest and quickest way to receive your membership.

Membership application forms will also be available on the day of the event to avail of free membership.

Supervision of children is necessary by an adult.


Dance Class 

Peel Chapter local event: 

BEYOND MOVES Dance Program (formerly known as MIX IT UP MOVES) Saturdays starting Oct 18 - Dec 6, 2014


Dance classes for Boys and Girls ages 3 yrs - 12yrs 
Group 1  ages 7-12    9:45 - 10:30 am    
Group 2    ages 3-6     12:45 - 1:30 pm 
MAX of 10 kids for each group.  These groups are for kids with ASD only. 

Location: The Studio, 250 Clarence Street #5, Brampton, ON

Costs:
MEMBERS: $50.00
NON-MEMBERS: $100.00
 
To be paid at the first dance class by cash or cheque.

GOOD NEWS! There are still a few openings...if you are interested, please email your full name and your childs full name and age and which class you would like to attend to: autismpeel.reg@gmail.com   Anyone joining after the first class, the rate will be prorated.

Note: A parent/caregiver must be involved in every class. For that reason, siblings can only watch in the hallway if supervised by another adult. 


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Mom’s Night Out Event: Mocktails & Canvas

Sunday, 2 November 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Join us for a fun, low-stress event involving food and painting… no artistic skill required!

This is a great opportunity to meet other moms of children with ASD in an informal and relaxed atmosphere!

Schedule:
6:30pm - arrive & order food (appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages are on us)
7:00pm - start painting (while eating and chatting with moms)
9:00pm - event ends

NOTE: This event is intended for mothers and female caregivers ONLY; childcare will not be provided.

Registration Is Required – http://peelmomsnight.eventbrite.ca/
Inscription obligatoire – http://activitepourlesmamans.eventbrite.ca/

Registration open Oct 22, 2014 at 6 pm.

Hope to see you there!


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Swimming at Cassie Campbell from 6-7pm

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!

FREE for Members, *please show card at registration table
Non-members are $3 each
*Registration is required.

Not a member and want to be one? Sign up online, print out the confirmation email and bring it on Sunday to get in free...here is the link:https://donate.autismontario.com/sslpage.aspx?pid=379 

LOCATION: 
1050 Sandalwood Parkway West. NW corner of Chinguacousy & Sandalwood.  
Click on the month to register Oct 19th  Nov 16th  Dec 21st

Potential Programme
HALLOWEEN PARTY at Downey's

Sat, Oct 25th, 2014 at 11 am

Event includes: exclusive use of a party room from 12pm - 2pm, lunch (Choice of hotdog, sausage, or veggie dog PLUS beverage (pop or water) and pumpkin donuts (or gluten free cookies), pumpkin decorating for the kids, a group wagon ride, a corn maze, and lots of fun interacting with farm animals! 

This event is for children with ASD, their caregiver and siblings only. Costumes are encouraged!

LOCATION:
Downey’s Farm,13682 Heart Lake Rd.,Caledon, ON,L7C 2J5

ADMISSION:
$7 per person (reg. price is $19 each)
This event is sponsored by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services and Autism Ontario – Peel Chapter.

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE:
Registration opens Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8 am and closes when full.
http://halloweenatdowneys.eventbrite.ca/
  
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6 part webinar series - Apps for children with ASD: 
Discover how the iPad can help children with autism master the following skills:
 
 
Please find the poster attached here.

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Autism Resource Fair - April 25th, 2015.  

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to push back the date of the fair.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  The new date will be Sat April 25th, 2015.  

All payments will be returned asap.  Play stay tuned for further details on the new contracts and bookings... 

 

2015 Theme: ‘Embracing and Empowering the Caregiver’ 

LOCATION: The Mississauga Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts Dr, Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8 

 

The Peel Chapter of Autism Ontario is excited to be hosting our 2nd Autism Resource Fair. It is with great pleasure that we announce the theme for this year’s fair as ‘Embracing and Empowering the Caregiver’. We will have 75 local service providers and vendors on hand, a Children’s Activity Area, Embracing the Caregiver Area and a Speaker’s Forum where leading experts will highlight evidence-based practices of current interest. Hope to see you there! 

 

For more information, please see the following documents (please note these have the older information still):

Sponsorship Letter 

Contract Details

Poster 


   POT 
PEEL PARENT SUPPORT GROUP  
   

Tuesday Nov 4, and Dec 2, 2014 from 7pm- 9pm

Location:
Fortinos, 35 Worthington Avenue,  Brampton,  ON  L7A 2Y7
Go Upstairs

Please note...location change for Nov.
November 4 - Kerry's Place Central Region, Brampton Resource Centre, 71 West Drive, Unit 28, Brampton, ON

Guest Speaker: Heather Kidds
Personal Safety Across the Lifespan for Children & Youth with ASD:
This interactive workshop for Parents and Caregivers, at our next Paretn Support Group, will focus on the importance of teaching children and adolescents about their bodies, boundaries, self-esteem and confidence in order to develop healthy and safe relationships throughout their lives.
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 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.   
Keep Calm and have a Dad

DAD'S NIGHT OUT: Go-Karting!

Fri Oct 24th, 2014 at 7pm

LOCATION: 
Playdium, 99 Rathburn Rd. W, Mississauga, ON, Canada 
COST: Free!
This event is sponsored by Autism Ontario's Potential Programme, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Children & Youth Services and Autism Ontario - Peel & Halton Chapters.

This is a great opportunity to meet other dads of children with ASD in an informal and relaxed atmosphere!  

In the event of inclement weather, go-karting will be replaced with indoor games at Playdium.

Pre-registration is needed, please register at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/autism-ontario-peel-dads-night-out-go-karting-tickets-13269165431

NOTE: This event is intended for fathers and male caregivers ONLY; childcare will not be provided.  
Currently running weekly events (registration closed).

Autism Ontario Peel ACTTs
Peel Autism Community Together through Sports 
Using the recreation model developed by the Special Olympics, Peel ACTTs will feature ACTIVE START (6-7pm), FUNdamentals (7-8pm) programs for individuals with ASD. 
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