April 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 Anchel Krishna, Communications Manager at akrishna@ctnsy.ca.

OACRS Scholarship
Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services (OACRS)  offers an opportunity for a youth who has been served by one of Ontario's 21 children's treatment centres to receive an OACRS Scholarship Award. Application deadline is April 18, 2017.

Thank You to our CTN Volunteers!
CTN is celebrating National Volunteer Week from April 23rd to 29th. We rely on an incredibly dedicated, passionate, and generous group of volunteers to support many of our programs and events. Thank you to everyone who volunteers with CTN to help build brighter futures together for kids with multiple special needs. If you are looking to give your time to support other families, we are currently looking for volunteer family mentors in Simcoe and York.
Inclusive Easter Tips and Ideas
Celebrate Easter or create your own spring egg hunt with these adapted ideas and non-edible treats for kids with special needs.

Tax Time Tips for Families
No need to stress about this time of year. Our tax experts have provided tips to help families with children who have special needs.

Inclusive Family Fun for Spring!
The spring weather is on the way, here are some great ideas for kids of all ages and abilities.

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

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