"Pop Art Portrait"
8 Week Teen Art Classes.
July 10-August 28 2016.
Go crazy with bright colours and create your own self-portrait with personal icons.Take a look at the world of "Pop Art" and learn about famous artists of the 1960's. Explore the style of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, students will study the many aspects of portraiture painting and the pop art movement.
Fun for the whole family!! Enjoy a hands on art activity and interactive gallery tour in a supportive environment. Registration begins April 14th at 1 pm. Registration is first come first serve, and space is limited!
ASPIrations francophones d'Ottawa est un groupe de soutien pour les parents d'adolescents et de jeunes adultes avec le syndrome d'Asperger. Le but premier du groupe est de partager ce que nous vivons en tant que parents d'adolescents ou jeunes adultes avec le syndrome d'Asperger, ainsi que les ressources trouvées dans la communauté.
Raising a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can present unique challenges to parents. Our Parents CAN! pilot program provides parents an opportunity to learn powerful techniques to support their child’s development.
The Parents CAN! Program will be offered in four sessions, held over four months. These sessions will include a mandatory three hour workshop on Friday evenings and a 90 minute consultation on the following Saturday or Sunday.
Autism Ontario Durham Region is proud to offer support group meetings (currently running bi-monthly), facilitated by parent volunteer members of our Chapter Leadership Council and our Family Support Coordinator. These meetings provide a wonderful opportunity to talk with other chapter members, families and others supporting individuals living with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Nikki Mulvhill a Financial Advisor
1. Disability Tax Credit
2. RDSP's a)basics
b) Grants vs. Bonds
c)Real Life Examples
3. Rule of 72
4. Funding and Other Financial Resources
5. Financial Planning For Those with Special Needs
An evening of fine dining, dancing, auctions, open bar and celebrity NHL guests.
Presenter : Sarah Southey, MSW, RSW
Employment and Life Skills Coach
Join us for an interactive workshop in which the following topics will be covered: how to manage an interview, dealing with small talk, connecting with colleagues/peers, managing conflict, common workplace challenges, interacting with people in seniority positions, social work functions, hidden rules, work accommodations that can help navigate the social and so much more! This workshop is ideal for young adults that relate to Asperger Syndrome/High Functioning Autism and who are currently working or planning on joining the workforce in the near future. Registration opens March 25th at 12pm.
Join us on May 7th, 2017 for the 4th Annual Autism Awareness 1 km walk or 5 km run at Heydenshore Park in Whitby. Enjoy the beauty of the park and waterfront while raising awareness and funds to better support individuals and families affected by autism (ASD). In partnership with Autisms Angels.
Building a Simple Behaviour Plan with Anne Borbey-Schwartz
This hands-on, working session will provide parents with tools and strategies for approaching excessive behaviour.
Session 1 (morning) - Why does he/she do that?
In this learning session, Parents of children (under the age of 16) will review the functions of behavior and the behavioural chain in order to recognize the factors which influence and support their child’s excessive behavior(s).
Session 2 (afternoon) - What can I do to change the behavior(s)?
In this learning session, Parents of children (under the age of 16) will learn to identify and organize milestone behaviors in the goal of building a positive behavior plan using proactive and reactive strategies.
Please note that Anne is fluently bilingual and questions can be answered in both English and French.