ConnectABILITY

Adapt and accomodate

Adapt and accomodate

Accessibility in your environment is as fundamental as fresh air and a welcoming smile at the door. Here’s how to do everything – from creating comfortable spaces, to simple modifications you can make to everyday toys.
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Anger Management

Anger Management

This six session Anger Management program originated from a commitment to helping children (from the ages of 2.5 and up) begin to build a foundation for understanding anger and incorporate strategies to deal with feelings of anger
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Behaviour

Behaviour

At times you may become concerned about your child’s behaviour especially if it is disruptive or puts his safety at risk. You may be wondering ‘why does he do that?’
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Communication

Communication

The most rewarding experiences for a parent and a child are to be able to share thoughts, feelings and desires with each other. Successful communication is a two way street. It’s an active partnership that involves using more than words …
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Creative Circle Time: Music, Stories & Games

Creative Circle Time: Music, Stories & Games

All songs, lyrics, listing of props and a sample audio of each song along with two informative tip sheets can be found below. The tip sheets, Introduction to Creative Circle Time and Infant Circle Tip Sheet provide you with information …
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Grief and Bereavement

Grief and Bereavement

Grief and Bereavement for Persons with Developmental Disabilities who are Aging John Guido, Outreach Officer at L’Arche discusses ways to support individuals to grieve well and find new life as they age. Grief and Bereavement: Supporting People with Developmental Disabilities …
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Learning Together

Learning Together

Learning Together, a place for families and their young children with special needs from the first moment a parent understands their child will need extra help along the road to learning.
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Off to School

Off to School

Going to school is a great journey with many successes and challenges for your child, family and your child’s educators. The school experience prepares your child for their growth into adulthood.
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Rural Small Town Ontario

Rural Small Town Ontario

On this page we are highlighting content that was created for a rural setting. These tip sheets and workshop were created in partnership with Community Living Tillsonburg.
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Social

Social

As social beings we enjoy interactions with others. Learning social rules and cues is no easy task for a young child. It is usually learned by trial and error and often resulting in tears.
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Social Skills Program

Social Skills Program

The Social Skills Program is a great way to help young children build social skills in a group setting. There are six sessions, usually implemented on a weekly basis with the entire group of children.
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Supported Inclusion

Supported Inclusion

Supported Inclusion, a place for the early childhood professional with the support they need from the first moment a child with special needs enters a child care setting.
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Taking care of myself

Taking care of myself

In this section you’ll find the tools to build your child’s self care skills during the daily routines, such as mealtime, dressing, washroom and sleep.
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Wikwemikong

Wikwemikong

This is a gateway to information on the Medicine Wheel teachings, shared by Community Living Wikwemikong Anishinaabek.
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