Events & Education

Events

20 Nov 2018

Progressions

7:00 PM

CP Kids & Family - #121, 7015 MacLeod Trail SW, Calgary, AB

Progressions is a support group for parents/guardians to ensure they do not feel alone or overwhelmed as their children with special needs transition into adulthood.

For more information, you can check out their website, email progressionsyyc@gmail.com or call 403-804-5142.

20 Nov 2018

Transitioning to Adulthood - Evening Workshop

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Children's Link - #211, 8855 MacLeod Trail South, Calgary, AB

This transition workshop is for parents/guardians of youth with special needs. It will help with identifying transition supports, and understanding PDD (Persons with Developmental Disabilities), AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped), Guardianship & Trusteeship.

To register, email lorna.selig@childrenslink.ca or 403-230-9158 (ext. 225)

23 Nov 2018

Transitioning to Adulthood - Daytime Workshop

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children's Link - #211, 8855 MacLeod Trail South, Calgary, AB

This transition workshop is for parents/guardians of youth with special needs. It will help with identifying transition supports, and understanding PDD (Persons with Developmental Disabilities), AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped), Guardianship & Trusteeship.

To register, email lorna.selig@childrenslink.ca or 403-230-9158 (ext. 225)

29 Nov 2018

Family Managed Support Services Information Workshop

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Children's Link - #211, 8855 MacLeod Trail South, Calgary, AB

This workshop is for parents/guardians who are considering Family Managed Supports through PDD, and who need more information. It will answer questions like: where to start; how to find the right staff; are you the employer; and how to make it work for your family.

To register your spot, call 403-230-9158 (ext. 227).

29 Jan 2019

Launch Into Life! Transition Workshop Series

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Ability Hub: #300, 3820 - 24th Ave NW, Calgary, AB

Transitioning into adulthood and the community beyond high school can be challenging for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. The Launch Program was developed for parents and/or caregivers of children with ASD to assist in planning for the transition to adulthood. This workshop takes place on 3 consecutive Tuesday nights, starting on January 29 and ending on February 12, 2019.

For more information or to register, check out their website, call 403-210-5000 or email launch@sinneavefoundation.org

23 Feb 2019

Teens Talk Transition

10:00 AM - Noon

Alberta Children's Hospital - 28 Oki Drive NW, Calgary, AB

This workshop runs on 4 consecutive Saturday mornings starting on February 23 and ending on March 16, 2019. It is designed to help youth (ages 14-18) learn to manage their chronic health condition in a supportive, fun environment with their peers. A workshop for parents/guardians regarding the transition to adult care will be offered at the same time.

For more information or to register, contact Deb at 403-955-7252 or email wellonyourway@ahs.ca

TBD

Celebrate the Journey Resource Fair for Youth & Young Adults with Disabilities

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Centre Street Church - 3900 2nd St NE, Calgary, AB

The transition from children's services to adult services for youth with a disability can be challenging. Information, education and support make it easier. The goal of this annual Resource Fair is to share information about adult resources in Calgary and surrounding area. A variety of agencies, organizations and associations will be at the Fair to answer questions and provide information about the support they provide. There will also be an information session about PDD (Persons with Developmental Disabilities), AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped) & Guardianship/Trusteeship from Noon to 1:00 p.m.

For more information, call 403-955-7252 or email wellonyourway@ahs.ca

TBD

MyHealth Passport Workshop

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Alberta Children's Hospital (Room B4-228) - 28 Oki Drive NW, Calgary, AB

This is a "hands on" workshop where youth and/or their parents can learn to create a personal wallet-sized health information card. A great way for teens to learn more about their health condition, history & medications!

For more information, call 403-955-7252 or email wellonyourway@ahs.ca

Education

Community Education Service

View the Education Calendar for sessions on specific health conditions, youth issues or topics related to transitioning to adult care.

For more information or to register, contact 403-955-7420 or .