Ask a Self-Advocate

Do you need to look at a challenge you are facing with a new perspective? Would you like to bounce ideas off someone who’s been there? Cristina was diagnosed with exceptionalities as an adult, and she is passionate about sharing her lived experience. You can come meet with Cristina to discuss your own questions and concerns, and hopefully gain new insights and ideas. This program in open to individuals with disabilities, their families, or professional supports.

Meetings are by appointment only. To request an appointment please complete the online booking request form, or contact us for more information at 519-886-9150 ext. 4/Erin.Sutherland@wrfn.info.

Please note: Appointments are a maximum of 50 minutes long. This is not a professional counselling service, but rather an informal discussion rooted in Cristina’s lived experience as an individual with exceptionalities.

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Sensory Friendly Movie at KPL

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On The House Date Night

On The House is an opportunity for Waterloo Region families that have a loved one(s) with a disability to enjoy a delicious complimentary three-course dinner for two at Proof Restaurant Lounge. Care, by a trained support person, will be provided for your loved one(s) nearby so you can relax and enjoy! Participants will be chosen by random […]

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Free Samsung Tablets For Individuals With Autism

Samsung Canada in partnership with Autism Speaks Canada have given over 1,700 tablets to support and foster closer connections with the autism community in Canada. We are excited to announce this year we are providing 500 new Samsung tablets to individuals with autism and service organizations.  Follow the link to apply for a Samsung Tablet. […]

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