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

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

Parent Workshop Series – Keswick PS

Please find attached the flyer advertising the upcoming Workshop Series “Because Each of Us is Exceptional: Celebrating and Promoting Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder” hosted at Keswick Public School.

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
R L Graham Public School
70 Biscayne
Keswick, ON L4P 3M8


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

Contact Information

Call to register:
905-895-5155 ext. 144
Pauline Costello

905-884-7933 ext. 23
Stephanie Gatti