Toddler Communications with Dr. Jessica Brian

Parent Talks

Toddler Communications with Dr. Jessica Brian

The Parent Support Network Events have been created by families to provide parents and caregivers with the opportunity to engage in open discussion. Childhood disability experts are often guest speakers at these events. All caregivers are welcome!

This event's guest speaker is Dr. Jessica Brian, Psychologist & Clinical Investigator, Autism Research Centre, Bloorview Research Institute 

Need Childcare?

Supervised on-site childcare is available for a limited number of children who are 30 months old & over in our Ronald McDonald Playroom. Playroom registration for this event is open between November 19 and December 3, 2019.

  • Spaces are confirmed only after an intake call is completed over the phone
  • Please call 416-425-6220 ext. 3438 to discuss your child’s needs & register for a Playroom spot
  • Children under 30 months old cannot be accommodated in our Playroom or at events

Registration

Please register using the following link: www.psntoddlercommunications.eventbrite.ca

Education Law and School Advocacy

Family Workshop

Education Law and School Advocacy

This workshop will provide families with information on how to effectively advocate for a child with a disability in the school system using the human rights and special education processes.

Our presenters are Hannah Lee, Holland Bloorview's Pro Bono Lawyer; Lee Ann Chapman, Pro Bono Lawyer and Alison Morse, Senior Manager at Easter Seals Ontario.

*Childcare

• Supervised on-site childcare is available for a limited number of children who are 30 months old & over in our Ronald McDonald Playroom.

• Spaces are confirmed only after an intake call is completed over the phone

• Please call 416-425-6220 ext. 3438 to discuss your child’s needs & register for a Playroom spot

• Children under 30 months old cannot be accommodated in our Playroom or at events

• To enroll your child in our Sibling Program that runs at the same time as our workshops, please email siblingsupport@hollandbloorview.ca

*Registration

Please register using the following link: https://hbeducationworkshop.eventbrite.ca 

Parent Support Network: Sibling Support

Parent Talks

Parent Support Network: Sibling Support

Topic: Sibling Support
Guest speaker: Victoria Rombos, Sibling Support Program Administrator
Date and time: Thursday, November 7, 2019
Location: Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Conference Centre

Please register using the following link: www.psnsiblingsupport.eventbrite.ca 

Last day to register for this workshop: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

What will be discussed:

  • The importance of supporting siblings in the family
  • Holland Bloorview’s Sibling Support Program
  • Other resources for siblings at Holland Bloorview and in the community
     

Post-Secondary Transition Workshop

Family Workshop

Post-Secondary Transition Workshop

Holland Bloorview is hosting a workshop for youth with disabilities in grade 10-12 and their family to learn about preparing for the transition to college or university.

The workshop will cover:

  • Post-secondary program options
  • Differences in academic accommodations in post-secondary education settings
  • Application process 
  • Financial assistance
  • How to prepare for academic and social transitions
  • Personal care support (*optional session)

There will also be an opportunity to hear from college and university students with disabilities and their parents. They will share their experiences and answer your questions

Where: Holland Bloorview 

When: Saturday November 23, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Optional session on personal care is from 3:15 p.m. to 3:45 p.m

Space is limited. Pre-paid registration is required by November 8, 2019.

Please see attached flyer for registration details.

For more information, please contact Julia Kowal at jkowal@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220 ext. 3782
 

Understanding Motor Learning Challenges in Children and Youth – Optimizing Success

Family Workshop

Understanding Motor Learning Challenges in Children and Youth – Optimizing Success

Holland Bloorview is hosting a FREE workshop for kids, teens, parents, and educators to learn about strategies and resources for young people with co-ordination and motor planning challenges.

This is an evidence-informed workshop developed by a team that includes a developmental pediatrician, occupational therapist, physical therapist, speech language pathologist and psychologist.

The workshop provides:

  • Information about motor planning challenges and DCD
  • Coping techniques and strategies
  • Tools and resources for families
  • Information about supports available in the community
     

Where: Holland Bloorview - Room 5E100

To register or for more information, please contact Poppy Harpula at pharpula@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220 ext. 3832

Space is limited. Registration is required by Oct. 31, 2019.

Limited child care is available (ages 2.5 years and up) by registration only. Please call 416-425-6220 ext. 3438 by Oct. 21, 2019.

Paperwork Party

Family Workshop

Paperwork Party

Paperwork Parties are working sessions where staff and family leaders will share tips and resources to help you fill out applications like SSAH, ACSD, and more. Paperwork Parties are a great chance to connect with other caregivers and cross something off your to-do list. 

They occur on the third Tuesday of each month with the exception of March 2020.

Please see the flyer for more information. Registration is required.

Paperwork Party

Family Workshop

Paperwork Party

Paperwork Parties are working sessions where staff and family leaders will share tips and resources to help you fill out applications like SSAH, ACSD, and more. Paperwork Parties are a great chance to connect with other caregivers and cross something off your to-do list. 

They occur on the third Tuesday of each month with the exception of March 2020.

Please see the flyer for more information. Registration is required.

Paperwork Party

Family Workshop

Paperwork Party

Paperwork Parties are working sessions where staff and family leaders will share tips and resources to help you fill out applications like SSAH, ACSD, and more. Paperwork Parties are a great chance to connect with other caregivers and cross something off your to-do list. 

They occur on the third Tuesday of each month with the exception of March 2020.

Please see the flyer for more information. Registration is required.

Paperwork Party

Family Workshop

Paperwork Party

Paperwork Parties are working sessions where staff and family leaders will share tips and resources to help you fill out applications like SSAH, ACSD, and more. Paperwork Parties are a great chance to connect with other caregivers and cross something off your to-do list. 

They occur on the third Tuesday of each month with the exception of March 2020.

Please see the flyer for more information. Registration is required.