Parent Support Group

Does your child’s anxiety, ADHD, mood disorders, learning disability, or behaviour challenges make parenting difficult?

Support is available through a new Support Group offered by the York Central Chapter of Parents for Children’s Mental Health (PCMH).

When: Second Monday of the Month

Time: 6:30-8:00pm (childcare and light refreshments provided)

Where: Aurora Kinark Office at 24 Orchard Heights Blvd. Unit 101A Aurora

(Entrance is at east side of grocery store) free parking & very close to Yonge St.

NO pre-registration necessary but please let us know if you need childcare at parentengagement@kinark.on.ca

Benefits of This Support Group:

  • meet other parents with children who have similar challenges
  • find encouragement and emotional support
  • learn strategies to help your child or youth at home/school
  • learn how to access resources in the community
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Understanding Learning Disabilities and Attention Disorders

Presented by Learning Disabilities Association of York Region

In collaboration with
Inclusive School and Community Services
York Region District School Board

Workshop Information:

The workshop will help parents and students better understand Learning Disabilities.

  • What are Learning Disabilities/ADHD?
  • Advocating for children/youth
  • How to teach self-advocacy skills
  • Problem solving model
  • Building resiliency and well-being skills
  • Mental Health awareness and stress management strategies
  • Programming to support children, youth and families

Presentation Speakers:

Renee Flannery (LDAYR) is an accredited Resource Facilitator by the LDA-Ontario. Renee has provided support and guidance to parents for over 20 years.

Stephanie Gatti (LDAYR) has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from York University and is an accredited Resource Facilitator by the LDA-Ontario.


Date: Tues. Feb. 23, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location:
R L Graham Public School
70 Biscayne
Keswick, ON L4P 3M8

OR

Date: Tues. Feb. 24, 2016
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location:
YRDSB Community Education Centre North
130 Carlson Dr.
Newmarket, ON L3Y 5H3

Contact Information

Call to register:
905-895-5155 ext. 144
Pauline Costello pauline.costello@yrdsb.ca

905-884-7933 ext. 23
Stephanie Gatti info@ldayr.org