December 2015 | Newsletter

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

We are proud to introduce 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

Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy holiday season and happy new year. We're looking forward to continuing to connect with you in 2016!

CTN is Hosting Holiday Events
CTN held two events in York Region which was a great success. In Simcoe, holiday events will be held in Alliston, Barrie and Collingwood. Click below to find out more about these events.

Provincial Special Needs Strategy
In Fall 2014, the ministries of Children and Youth Services, Education, Community and Social Services and Health and Long-Term Care launched a provincial Special Needs Strategy. This page provides information and updates about what's happening in York Region and Simcoe County.

November: CTN's Top Social Media Post
What's the buzz on CTN's social media this month? Click below to find out!
New Tecumseth Emergency Response Registry
Recently the Town of New Tecumseth changed their Emergency Response Registry to better reflect the needs of children and youth. To access the Emergency Response Registry Form directly please click here. For more information click below.


Stressed Out
Proven research to help you identify and manage stress in your life.

Reflecting on World Prematurity Day
October 20, 2010 is a day I will never forget. Why? Because it is a day that is supposed to be a milestone but isn't.

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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