June 2018 | Newsletter

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

We are proud to share Connect - a monthly newsletter for families of kids with special needs and the service providers who support them. If you have feedback on the newsletter, story ideas or want to volunteer to write an article please contact info@ctnsy.ca.

Your Vote Counts!
Thursday, June 7th, Ontarians head to the polls. Here are some important links to party platforms on issues impacting families with children and youth with disabilities and tips on seeking out information from all candidates.


CTN Summer Camps
Our July and August calendars are full of summer programs for picky eaters, kids who want to work on their motor skills and those who want to have active fun with our therapy team.


Free "Try a Bike" Event in Barrie
Join us this Saturday at the Lampman Community Centre from 1pm-3pm. This biking event will give individuals an opportunity to try a variety of different bikes to determine what bike will help them learn to ride on their own.
NEW: If you are interested in trying and borrowing a Freedom Concept Adaptive Bike over the summer, contact your therapist or Local Team Facilitator to arrange a free loan from CTN. 

12 Ideas for Inclusive Summer Fun
CTN's team of recreational therapists created this list of ideas to help all children (and parents) enjoy their summer!

Happy Father's Day to All CTN Dads
Read this Today's Parent article celebrating the special dads in our lives. 
Are you a Dad? Connect with others on a similar journey at the "Special Dads Group" in Markham. 

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, and coffee chats.

If you'd like your event posted on our calendar, please complete this  online form .

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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