November 2015 | Newsletter

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

Welcome to 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

We're looking forward to connecting with you!
Family Engagement: Volunteer and Make a Difference
Learn more about the impact families are making at CTN and how you can help.

Introducing CTN's Family Mentor Program
Learn more about how you can get involved!

We're hiring- Evaluation Analyst
Children's Treatment Network (CTN) is looking for an experienced evaluation analyst to join our corporate team. Reporting to the Director of Network Planning and Evaluation, the Evaluation Analyst will be responsible for a wide range of technical and analytical evaluation and quality improvement functions to support CTN. 

Glama Gals: A Special Spa Experience
A little bit of pampering is always nice. Learn more about an event that made it extra special for some CTN Families.

Halloween Events were Spooktacular!
CTN was proud to work with our partners and co-host six inclusive Halloween events around Simcoe and York. We hope everyone had a "spooktacular" time. CTV Barrie attended one event.

Developmental Pediatrician, Dr. Nicola Jones-Stokreef, talks about the flu and the importance of getting a flu shot.

Best Toys for Kids with Special Needs
Holiday season is fast approaching! Buying gifts for kids with special needs can sometimes be tricky. Read some toy buying tips that will make your shopping expedition a little easier.

"Try it On" Hits the Ice Saturday
Challenges come in all shapes and sizes. In athletics, prejudices can determine whether you can or you can't. Three years ago, Breaking down Barriers with the Children's Treatment Network held what they called a 'Try it On' event that introduced sledge hockey.
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 contact us.

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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