February 2016 | Newsletter

C o n n e ct:  News, Stories, Events and Resources Relevant to You

We are proud to share Connect - a newsletter designed for families of kids with special needs and the service providers who support them. In this newsletter we hope you find information that is relevant to you. We also share in person events where you can meet local families of kids with special needs. Connect is distributed monthly. If you have any feedback on the newsletter, story ideas or want to volunteer to write an article please contact Anchel Krishna, Communications Manager at akrishna@ctnsy.ca.
Public Funding Workshops- Simcoe and York
Would you like to learn more about Special Services at Home (SSAH) and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) funding programs and have the opportunity to ask your questions? If so join us at our events in February.
Wednesday, February 17th at  6:30pm-8:00pm
Barrie- Common Roof, 165 Ferris Lane, Barrie
Workshop will be available by videoconference in Alliston, Midland and Collingwood.
Click here for details
Tuesday, February 23rd at 6:30pm-8:00pm
The Oak Ridges Hub, 13175 Yonge St., Richmond Hill.
Click here for details
You're Invited: Birthday Part Event in Alliston
Children and Youth with special needs and their families are invited to an inclusive birthday party event in Alliston on March 8th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at 233 Church Street South. This event is free and open to all ages. For more information click here or to register directly click here.

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference and volunteer in your community? CTN's Family Mentor Program is looking for volunteers in Simcoe and York to help support families of kids and youth with special needs.

Visit The New Online Resource Site
Trying to find funding help or community resources for your child? Looking for more information about your child's diagnosis or online support for your child or teen? What about resources to help you with your school teams? Want to find inclusive camps or programs your child will enjoy? We've included many of our most-asked-for information and tips right here.


He Shoots, He Scores!
How one CTN kid got to meet his hockey heroes.
This events calendar features events hosted by CTN, our partner organizations and other local organizations that we thought may be of interest to your family.

If you're interested in having your event posted on our calendar or have an idea for a seminar, workshop or fun-filled activity that you'd like to see CTN host, please

To view event calendar click on the image below

Funding, Finance and Planning 
Camps and Recreation
All About School and Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
For Youth
For Kids
Parenting, Play and Therapy

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