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Past Events

Assessing and Supporting Children with Learning Disabilities

This workshop will provide insight into the world of children with learning disabilities by addressing early identification, therapeutic supports, and educational options. Participants are invited to send their questions to the presenter ahead of time and/or bring them to the workshop for discussion. By the end of the session you will be able to: Recognize … Read More

Ask Your Career Question for Student Parents (Drop-in)

A career counsellor from the Career Centre will be available to answer some of your career questions such as: What can I do with my degree? Where can I get experience? How do I look for work? What do employers look for in a resume and cover letter? How do I prepare for my interview?

Anger Management for Parents

Understand what triggers your anger. Begin to master strategies that effectively deal with conflict and anger. Explore expectations, communication styles as well as learn how to deal with power struggles. Your anger can be dealt with in a manner that leaves everyone’s dignity intact.

Alzheimer’s Disease: Understanding the Connection between the Brain and Behaviour

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease of the brain which is affecting increasing numbers of Canadian families. In this information session, Mercedes Hughes of the Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto will highlight statistics about Alzheimer’s disease and will explain how changes in the brain, lead to memory loss and other cognitive changes in Alzheimer’s disease and … Read More

Alzheimer Disease: Caregiver Support Group

Do you know someone who is suffering from Alzheimer Disease? Would you like to meet other individuals and caregivers who are dealing with the same issues as you? Join Kaye Francis, Acting Coordinator at the Family Care Office and member of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto’s support group leader network, to discuss the issues surrounding … Read More

ABC’s and 123’s of Baby Massage (6 months and up)

Massaging babies and toddlers helps release stress and tension, ease muscle aches associated with growth spurts and provides a great opportunity for communication and bonding. This class is appropriate for babies who are rolling and crawling away as well as toddlers and preschoolers too! In this session you will learn how to adapt massage strokes … Read More

A Conference for Students with Family Responsibilities

Join us on Friday, May 14th for a conference created to help students navigate the challenges of balancing family responsibilities with education. We hope that the conference will help students explore resources and supports available to them, and give them an opportunity to get together and network. Agenda 8:45 a.m. — 9:15 a.m. Refreshments & … Read More

Other Discussion Groups (Inactive)

Mature Students Association Contact: The Mature Students Association understands the unique experience of being a mature student at the University of Toronto. Their goal is to provide social and academic support to all mature students and to address issues that are relevant to mature students at U of T.   Student Parents Group at Woodsworth … Read More

March Break Fun: Craft Fun for Kids

Bring your child(ren) to Hart House to make fun buttons and personal mini-mirrors to keep or give! Afterwards you may walk with us to Robarts Library for the opening of the Family Study Space, where students, staff, postdoctoral fellow and faculty can bring their children 12 and under. All children are to be supervised by … Read More