Friday Features: December 15, 2017

Literacy and Numeracy in Manitoba Schools: Making a Plan Manitoba Education and Training is inviting all Manitobans to engage in an important three-day collaborative process to develop a long-term provincial literacy and numeracy strategy.  It’s full days from January 9-11.  Whatever the strategy looks like, it has to be accessible to all kinds of learners. Anyone (educators, parents, community members) who […]

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Friday Features: December 1, 2017

This week: an opportunity to experience RDI, creating an inclusive education system, and planning for adult supports. Trying Out RDI   Bang A Beat Family-Centred Therapies is VERY excited to now be offering RDI! Would you like to know more about what Relationship Development Intervention is, and if it’s a useful learning tool for your family?  Sign up for “RDI 101.”  […]

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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, […]

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Friday Features: November 17, 2017

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 1 to 3 pm, Friday, December 1, 2017 Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg While the event is FREE, the space has a limited capacity of 500. Please come early to avoid disappointment. The event will also be streamed – further details to follow.  ASL and computer note taking supports […]

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Friday Features: November 10, 2017

Today’s topics: transition seminars, grant money for special needs kids, and talking to Premier Pallister about disability supports. Seminars: Transition From School to Community Inclusion Winnipeg, Continuity Care, and Innovative LIfe Options are presenting two evening seminars: the first on November 16 to discuss the process of moving from school to adult life for people who may need support.  A […]

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Friday Features: November 3, 2017

Accessible education, Canadian Autistics United, events for families, and autism in the Senate. Survey:  Inclusive Education for Everyone A good education for children with disabilities is promised in Manitoba, but as it works out in practice, many families encounter barriers and missing supports. Barrier Free Manitoba has called on our government to create a minimum standard for accessible education, as part […]

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Friday Features: October 27, 2017

Some items of interest from Manitoba and beyond: Attachment Network of Manitoba Conference: Attachment Needs of Teens Two-day conference, December 7 and 8 @ CanadInns Polo Park.  Kids grow into teens, and we may feel anxious about the challenges that come with their desire for greater independence.  But our teenagers still need us.  This conference is aimed at professionals, but […]

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