Friday Features: November 24, 2017

Education survey, OHEYS recreation programs, a visit from Gordon Neufeld, and expanding programs at Bang a Beat Family Centred Therapies.

Have You Filled Out The Manitoba Inclusive Education Survey?

Education Solutions Manitoba and Barrier Free Manitoba want to ensure that every Manitoban who is involved with disability and education systems is made aware of, and has the chance to complete, the surveys by the deadline for responses (December 15, 2017).

If you are a member of one of these groups, please complete the applicable survey today.

A survey takes as little as five minutes to complete. For persons wanting to provide detailed responses, completing a survey might take as long as 30 minutes. The surveys are anonymous and we will not be gathering any identifying information from respondents (unless they wish to receive updates on developments related to the accessible education standard).

A report will be developed and released early in 2018.

New! OHEYS Winter Evening Program

OHEYS is offering Adventure Nights group activities to end the year. Events include: Skyzone, Bowling and a Christmas Party.

These are planned for older teens to young adults with autism/Asperger’s who are interested in meeting new people, hanging out with friends, and learning new skills.

Program information and ONLINE registration

Gordon Neufeld: Keeping Children Safe in a Wounding World

What can we do to keep our children safe and protected in a world where threats are only a click away and signs of alarm in our children are skyrocketing? What are the factors that put children at risk and how can we recognize when they are in trouble? Dr Neufeld uncovers the keys to help children thrive while living in a wounding world.

Saturday February 10, 2018, 9 am – 4 pm
Access Event Centre, 111 Gilmour St., Morden, MB

Early Bird until January 19: $79.  After January 19: $89. Lunch and snacks provided.

Register here. 

New Programs at Bang a Beat Family Centred Therapies!

New SLP, OT, NMT, and RDI Classes for the winter term!
A variety ew group therapy classes are being offered at Bang A Beat Family-Centred Therapies, including speech therapy, occupational therapy, music therapy, and an introduction to Relationship Development Intervention (RDI)! Class descriptions and registration can be found here.

Speaking of Inclusive Education…

This video sums up what good teachers do.  It’s not about teaching the “average” kids.

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