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June 29, 2017

EQUIP! Learning My Way! DJ Course

Kerry-ASC CoordinatorOpen Forum

See flyer below for this 6 week "Learn to DJ" program offered by Christian Horizons.

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June 22, 2017

Focus Group for New Alternative School in Waterloo Region

Kerry-ASC CoordinatorOpen Forum

As many of you are aware there's a new school coming to town! Oak Bridge Academy is a newly established, non-profit alternative school in Waterloo Region for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and other learning exceptionalities. An important part of our workplan involves engaging our community in the vision of Oak Bridge Academy’s educational programming and services.

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May 4, 2017

Starting this Month at WRFN... Ask A Self-Advocate

Kerry-ASC CoordinatorOpen Forum

Do you need to look at a challenge you are facing with a new perspective? Would you like to bounce ideas off someone else who can relate to what you, or your child, is going through? Perhaps Cristina can help. As an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome who has mentoring and self-advocacy experience, Cristina would be happy to discuss your concerns and questions. While her personal experience is rooted in Autism Spectrum Disorder, she is happy to meet with anyone with special needs or exceptionalities, their families, or professional supports, to offer new insight and ideas to help you move forward.” See below for more information.

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Alicia Hendley
4 months ago
Hi Stephanie, sorry it took a while to get back to you--I just recently saw this! Thanks so much for your kind comments. They mean a lot! Please know that in my opinion being an introvert is NOT doing ANY form of injustice to your sweet child. If…
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Stephanie Garrett
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Thanks for sharing your story. I actually found myself with tears in my eyes as I read it because I felt you have captured the story of my existence (except that my husband is also a fellow introvert). And I often feel isolated and lonely as well,…

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