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Life Skills

Nov 12, 2013

Category: Education

If your child attends a Life Skills or Centre class within the HDSB

If your child attends a Life Skills or Centre class within the HDSB, please consider attending one of the parent consultation meetings being held this week to give your input into the board's formal review of these programs


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Category: Education

From November 27th-29th, there will be a conference entitled Meeting the Diversity Challenge: Can schools be effective in a special education context? Details can be found in the flyer below.

 

Meeting the Diversity Challenge


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Join Essential Skills Ontario on Wednesday, November 13th from 12:00-1:30PM for Social Return on Investment: Finding your Organization’s True Value, a free webinar hosted by Sean Wiltshire, CEO of Avalon Employment Inc.  For more information or to register online, visit https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/231901094


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HDSA Cover Boy!

Nov 03, 2013

Category: Awareness

We're so thrilled to see little HDSA member Hudson raising awareness on the cover of Parents Canada Magazine this month. How perfect is it that the magazine came out just in time for Down Syndrome Awareness Week? Check out Parents Canada for a peek at Hudson's gorgeous photo shoot.


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Category: Education

There will be an Open House at Humber College for the Community Integration through Cooperative Education (CICE) Program on November 9th.  The CICE Program is a 2-year college program. Students graduate with a Certificate of Participation.  CICE Program provides students with developmental disabilities the opportunity to participate in the college through adapted programs and activities. The CICE Program offers many choices for learning in an inclusive college environment.

Please follow the links below for more information:

Open House Flyer

Directions to Humber

CICE Program Fact Sheet

Application for the CICE program

 


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Housing Conference

Oct 30, 2013

Category: Housing

On November 19th, there will be a Housing Conference held in Milton to tackle the issue of accommodations for loved ones who have special needs. Please download the following flyer for more information:  Housing_conference_November_2013.pdf


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Category: CDSS

Each year, Halton families are well represented in the CDSS calendar! 2014 calendars are ready for purchase. Order yours today!


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Category: DSAO

The Down Syndrome Association of Ontario has a beautiful new website! Check them out here: www.dsao.ca


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New Parent Play Group

Sep 27, 2013

Category: Community

There will be a drop-in play group on October 6th from 9:30-11:30 AM for children with Down syndrome ages 0-6 and their families. Click here for more information. 


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