March Newsletter

Check out what is happening in March!

In this newsletter, you'll find: 👇

  • Regional Open Houses
  • Parent/Caregiver Education: A variety of educational opportunities for parents, caregivers and the community. 
  • Participation Programs: For parents/caregivers and youth.
  • Research: Are you the parent of a teen or young adult? Consider participating in a study about transitions to adulthood.

Regional Open Houses

TVCC Autism & Behavioural Services DROP IN Regional Open Houses

Do you have a child/youth with ASD and live in the Sarnia or Chatham areas? Would you like to explore the services TVCC has available in your community?

DROP-IN and learn what it's all about! Autism & Behavioural Services is hosting OPEN HOUSES at our TVCC locations in your area.  

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Parent/Caregiver Education

Mental Wellness and Youth with Disabilities (Mar 1)

Parents have the opportunity to learn about mental wellness and youth and also hear from a parent with lived experience navigating the system and supports for her own children.

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Getting Ready for High School (Mar 29)

A panel presentation of parents and youth will share their experiences with the move to high school. This will be followed up with an opportunity to learn about TVCC programs and services for youth during the high school years.

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It Takes A Village

Connect with other families and gather resources in this monthly series. This is a partnership presentation with CSCN, CHWO at LHSC, CLL, LDCSB & TVDSB.

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Parents Talking Across the Spectrum: Stories & Strategies

During this guided discussion, we focus on autism and behavioural strategies and provide helpful resources.

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Toilet Training 101 (Mar 2)

For those who are experiencing challenges with any part of toilet training. As a group, participants will have a chance to ask their own questions as well.

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Feeding 101 (Mar 6)

Are you a parent looking to support your child or youth's understanding of social relationships, boundaries and interpersonal skills?

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The Power of Motivation

(Mar 9 or 13)

Children/youth with autism often have highly focused or unique areas of interest. This can make it hard to find ways to motivate and engage with them. 

In this presentation, we will introduce PRT® and focus on one of the most pivotal areas of childhood development – motivation! 

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What is Going On? An Intro to Puberty and Sexuality

(Mar 15 or 21)

This presentation will teach you how to use behavioural strategies to prepare for, and minimize, the challenges associated with puberty for teens with autism.

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Sensory 101 (Mar 21)

A webinar welcoming parents and caregivers of preschool age children who may have sensory challenges. Parents will be introduced to what the sensory systems are and how they work. 

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Cooperation 101 (Mar 21 or 30)

 Does your child say "NO!" or ignore your simple requests? Join us for a live webinar and learn how to turn "no!" into "yes!".

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Paperwork & Funding Support for Equipment (Mar 28)

Do you know what financial resources are available for equipment for your child or youth with a disability?

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Apprentissage de la propreté 101

(29 mars)

Rejoignez-nous pour mieux comprendre les nombreuses parties de l'apprentissage de la propreté et pour vous aider à décider si votre enfant est prêt pour cette étape.

Inscrivez-vous en ligne

Click Here for eLearning Modules.

Autism Mail Club

A SUBSCRIPTION OF THE MONTH CLUB! Select any or all of the resource items you would like to receive. At the end of each month, you will receive a package in the mail with the selected item.

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Caregivers Connecting Virtual Chat

Make friends, connect with others, share resources, network, tell your story or just hang out and know that you're among friends in this non-judgmental and understanding group.

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The Wellness Project: Music Mondays (12 yrs +)

Explore your emotions through music. On Mondays, we'll gather together and listen to the songs everyone chose and talk about them and how they made us feel.

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The Wellness Project: Lego Club (12 yrs +)

Each session, there will be a guided group activity where participants will work together to build something out of Lego, followed by some open creative building.

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Horizons & the Wellness Project: Board Game Night (12 yrs +)

Join us for a fun social board game night! We'll have a variety of games to choose from. 

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Coffee and Conversation (Parents/Caregivers)

Caregivers and parents of youth 12 yrs+ can share their experiences, information, challenges, successes and strategies, or just hang out and drink some coffee!

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Horizons & The Wellness Project: Nintendo Switch Party (12 yrs +)

Join Horizons for a Nintendo Switch Party! Come hang out, meet some new friends, and play some Mario Party.

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The Wellness Project: Arts & Crafts Series for Youth (12 yrs +)

Join us for a new hybrid arts and crafts series being offered in person In London and online for regional participants! 

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Horizons & The Wellness Project: Fun Fridays (12 yrs +)

With something new each Friday, this event is structured around two common themes: FUN and FRIENDS. Youth-aged siblings are also more than welcome to attend.

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Youth Fri-Yay Camp Day (12 yrs+)

Join us for a Friday of fun, during March Break, hosted by TVCC Horizons and The Wellness Project!

Participants spend the afternoon and evening having fun and making friends. A pizza dinner and snacks will be provided!

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Whether you've recently received services, browsed our website or been in contact with us, we want to hear about your experience and how we can improve it.

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