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Archive for August, 2013

Walk-In Counseling Clinic Resumes Tuesdays noon-7:30pm

Posted on: August 28th, 2013

As of Tuesday September 3rd, Hands’ Walk-In Counseling Clinic will resume regular hours. The Walk-In Clinic is available every Tuesday from noon to 7:30pm with the last appointment at 6:00pm. The Clinic is located at Hands’ 222 Main St. E., North Bay office.

The Walk-In Counseling Clinic is available to children, youth, parents and families so drop in and see us!

For more information call 1-800-668-8555.

Dealing with Challenging Behaviours (Part 1 & 2) – Parry Sound

Posted on: August 27th, 2013

Part 1 – Understanding the function or reason for challenging behaviours.
Part 2 – Evidence-based strategies for reducing or eliminating challenging behaviours.

Free with registration
(The cost of admission will be funded by Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme and Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca

Parry Sound
September 4th and September 11th, 2013
6:00pm – 7:30pm
2 May St.
Parry Sound, ON

Presenter: Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca School Support Program-Autism Spectrum Disorder Consultant Donna Cunningham

Preregistration required.

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Autism 101 Training for the North East Region – September 18

Posted on: August 27th, 2013

The North East Autism Training Committee presents a training on “Autism 101″ for parents/caregivers and professionals.

“This course is the first in our leveled training modules designed to increase knowledge on Autism Spectrum Disorders. Participants will learn the characteristics of Autism as well as evidence-based strategies to address the behavioral, social, communication and daily living needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This session will also provide an opportunity to learn about supports for children and youth with Autism in your own communities.”

The English session takes place on September 18, 2013 from 6pm-8pm in Timmins. The training will also be available by videoconference to many other northern locations.

Please see the flyer for more information and for locations near you. Registration is required.

Let the Learning Begin – October 19th in North Bay

Posted on: August 22nd, 2013

Families with Children Birth to Age Six are invited to join in the many FREE, FUN early learning activities. École Odyssée & Héritage, 480 Norman Avenue, North Bay Saturday, October 19th, 2013 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Make time for play and discovery! You are your child’s first and best teacher!


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