July 2017 | 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 info@ctnsy.ca.

The CTN Annual Report for 2016-17 is Here!
While conceptualizing themes for our annual report, one word continuously came up when collaborating with our team - the notion of "connection" and being "connected." This year we continued to focus on connecting with our children, youth and families, our partners, our communities and our staff. 

Make Every Move Count - New Summer Park Event Series
Join us this summer for a family event series in partnership with families and therapists in Newmarket and Barrie. Have some fun while learning how to embed therapy in everyday play.


Amina's Story: My First Year at Post-Secondary School
Amina is a 2016  Ontario Association of Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) Scholarship recipient and a student in the Social Services Work program at Seneca College. She shares her experience and tips for students entering post-secondary in the fall.

Bringing Therapy to the Park
Outdoor play and exposure to park settings can be intimidating for some families, especially for those families that have children with special needs. Here are some tips for your own family visit to the park.

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. New events are added to our network calendar each week! Check out the upcoming dates for family fun, inclusive recreation programs, camp and parent workshops or coffee chats!

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 contact us .

Funding, Finance and Planning 
All About School and Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  Diagnosis Information
 Youth and Transition to Adulthood
Camps and Recreation
Autism Resources

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