DSRC: Developmental Services Resource Centre - Waterloo Region
We serve people of all ages with an intellectual disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder. We provide a range of service coordination of services including ABA, Behaviour, Speech-Language, Social Work Consultation and Autism Consultation. Additionally we offer training and educational services, and assist children accessing residential or respite services in Waterloo Region.
Services Provided: intake, assessment, service coordination, counselling, training and education
Address: 1120 Victoria St N, Suite 205, Kitchener, ON N2B 3T2
There is another session of the workshop Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder on June 15.
Please call 519 741 1121, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.dscwr.com to register. There is no cost to attend the workshop!
|Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder|
Presenter: Jessica Gambacort, B.A., BST
|Thursday, June 15, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Register By: June 12, 2017|
|Many individuals with ASD struggle with some level of anxiety. This workshop will help participants gain a better understanding of anxiety, how it presents in individuals with ASD, common triggers as well as prevention and intervention techniques.|
Appropriate for: …
Autism Direct Funding Application available on DSRC's website. Please note that the Application is not being mailed out to families this year, however, if you are unable to access the application online, paper copies are available from the office. Follow the link below to fill out the online application.
Below is the Spring Issue of our newsletter DSRC Connection! It contains our workshop schedule and many other community events and resources. It also contains the link to the Online Autism Direct Funding Application.
Helping Children Navigate the Social World
Dates: Thursday, January 26, 2017, Part One and Thursday, February 2, 2017 Part Two
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register By: January 19, 2017
Please call at 519-741-1121 or email at email@example.com
The objectives of the Helping Children Navigate the Social World reflect the premise that parents and caregivers need information resources and educational materials to help them develop social skills programming for children and adults who have an intellectual disability. Topics covered include:
Developing an Action Plan
Identifying Core Skills
Developing a Social Skills Profile
Generating useful Strategies
Exploring ways to Observe Behaviour & Identify Alternative Behaviour
For DSRC clients, living in Waterloo Region, with an Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder, over the age of 6 years. The iPad Information Clinic is an individualized one hour appointment for a caregiver and client to meet with Speech-Language Pathologist and explore the use of an iPad. This would be helpful if you have purchased or are considering purchasing an iPad and would like support in choice of device and appropriate applications (apps) for communication, comprehension and academics etc. One hour appointment times are available on the following dates: Monday January 16, Tuesday March 7, Tuesday April 11 and Tuesday May 30, 2017.
Please call the Information Resource Assistant at DSRC to make an appointment: 519 741 1121, Ext. 2201
Please find below (and attached) a list of workshops that are being offered in our community.
You can find the Developmental Services Resource Centre Winter newsletter below or attached. This issue includes resources, workshops, community events and much more.
The workshop DSRC is presenting in this December is "Parenting Tips" by Stuart Lamont, Behaviour Consultant on December 20. Please call at 519 741 1121 to register for the workshop or go to this page for online registration - http://www.dscwr.com/workshops-clinics-training/
Date: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Register By: Dec. 16, 2016
Presenter: Stuart Lamont, B.SD., RSSW
Appropriate For: Parents and Caregivers
This workshop is designed to provide parenting tips for children with developmental disabilities, discuss the challenging behaviours and review parenting styles and the causes behind behaviours.
Inside this newsletter you will find a variety of workshops, training opportunities, community events and lots more information about what is happening in Waterloo Region this spring.
Our Winter Issue of the newsletter DSRC Connection has been published! It's a great resource for information useful for families related to individuals with developmental disabilities. It contains our Winter and Spring workshop series, videoconferences and regular groups we host.