Check out what's happening at TVCC this month!

Your Monthly News & Updates
There are lots of great activities and events happening this month. Please help us spread the word by telling your friends to subscribe on the home page of our website.  Follow the links in this newsletter or go to our website and click on Calendar. This is the most accurate and up to date place to find our educational and participation sessions!
May Peace, Love and Hope by yours during the holiday season  
and throughout the New Year!

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We're All Stars is Celebrating 25 Years!

Ask your child's Teacher or Education Assistant for free tickets!
We're All Stars is an event for Children/youth 10 yrs and older to enjoy a special day of games, face painting, tattoos, pizza, cookies and so much more! Lots of fun activities! Watch peers share their stories about goals they have achieved, challenges they have faced, and their dreams for the future. The highlight of the event for many kids is meeting the sports celebrities, who will be attending the evening Sports Celebrity Dinner & Auction!

The Elf on Mountbatten - an Extreme Lighting Show!

Looking for something to do during the month of December? The Elf on Mountbatten is a 20 to 30 minute extreme Christmas Lighting Show that utilizes 30,000 lights on 2 houses which is all synchronized to music, animatronics and video.  Show runs every half hour, on the half hour.  Donations to Children's Health Foundation will be collected. (Children's Health Foundation is the official fundraising partner of Thames Valley Children's Centre!) 

Address is: 2087 & 2091 Mountbatten Place, London ON

Try Sledge Hockey - This Sunday!

Sunday in West Lorne is Sledge Hockey Try It Day!  from 1pm - 3pm. All equipment is provided! This is a great opportunity for the whole family 9ages 8+) to give this sport a try.
Adaptive Ice Skating Program coming to London! 

SkateABLE is coming to London in January! SkateABLEā„¢ is Canada's only high-quality adaptive ice skating program for children with physical and developmental disabilities. The programs begin January 7 and 8th at two London locations!
Check it out as the SkateABLE registration price is currently reduced!
Opportunities to Participate

Life is all about participation! For more than 20 years, Thames Valley Children's Centre has been offering participation programs  as valuable components of helping clients and families to be their best. Ultimately, Opportunities to Participate programs help children and youth with special needs discover new interests and abilities and become valued members of the community; to participate fully in their own lives.
Check out the TVCC Calendar and choose Opportunities to Participate  for a variety of exciting programs offered
by Thames Valley Children's Centre and other community partners.
Educational Programs and Workshops

There are many educational workshops available
 through TVCC.We provide a combination of information sessions  and hands on learning opportunities for clients/families, community members, professionals and staff. A  wide range of topics are offered, including Behaviour Intervention, Sleep, Toilet Teaching and the Special Needs Child, etc. We also provide sessions to prepare parents to support their child's participation in life like "Getting Ready for School", "Building Social Skills for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders", or "Getting Ready for Summer Camp". Check out the TVCC Calendar of events and choose Education workshops.