Events & Education

Events

04 Sep 2018

Transitioning to Adulthood - Evening Workshop

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Children's Link - #211, 8835 MacLeod Trail South, Calgary, AB

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

To register, email admin@childrenslink.ca or 403-230-9158 (ext. 228)

13 Oct 2018

Teens Talk Transition

10:00 AM - Noon

Alberta Children's Hospital - 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB

This workshop runs on 4 consecutive Saturday mornings starting on October 13 and ending on November 3. 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

20 Oct 2018

Celebrate the Journey Transition Fair for Families

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 the annual Transition 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

Launch Into Life! Transition Workshop Series

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Ability Hub: 3rd Floor - 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 Thursday nights, starting on May 17 and ending on May 31, 2018.

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

TBD

MyHealth Passport Workshop

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Alberta Children's Hospital (Room B4-228) - 2888 Shaganappi Trail 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 .