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Past Events

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Join us for an educational session to find out about: Autism Spectrum Disorders and their common signs How to get your child assessed Facilitator: Margaret Spoelstra, Executive Director of Autism Ontario: A special education teacher by training, she has worked for 35 years with individuals with a variety of exceptional learning needs, but particularly with … Read More

Athletic Centre Orientation and Class (Students Only)

Tour the Athletic Centre, learn about opportunities for you and your families to be physically active! The tour will end with a 30 minute session led by a personal trainer. You’ll learn a quick strength building circuit that can be done anywhere with minimal equipment to energize your studies! What to wear and bring: T-Card, … Read More

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

Family Sundays at Hart House

Date: Monthly on Sundays on the fall and winter terms Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Location: Various, Hart House Cost: Free Bring your family to Hart House one Sunday a month for fun, interactive and educational family events that explore cultural diversity through storytelling, music, food, arts and crafts. For more details, please visit the Hart House website. Upcoming … Read More