Events & Education

Events

21 Sept 2017

Family Managed Support Services Information Workshop

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Children's Link - #211, 8835 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. 288).

21 Sep 2017

Progressions

6:30 PM

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

Progressions is a new support group for parents/guardians to ensure they do not feel alone or overwhelmed as their children with special needs transition into adulthood. Regular monthly meetings will start in September 2017.

For more information, to register or to volunteer, please email or call 403-804-5142.

30 Sept 2017

Celebrate the Journey Transition Fair for Families

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Marlborough Park Community Association - 6021 Madigan Dr 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

14 Oct 2017

Teens Talk Transition

10:00 a.m. - Noon

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

This workshop runs on 4 consecutive Saturday mornings starting on October 14 and ending on November 4. 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

17 Oct 2017

Transitioning to Adulthood - Evening Workshop

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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 or 403-230-9158 (ext. 228)

20 Oct 2017

Transitioning to Adulthood - Daytime Workshop

9:30 a.m. - Noon

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 or 403-230-9158 (ext. 228)

TBD

Launch Into Life! Transition Workshop Series

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

The Ability Hub: 3rd Floor - 3820 - 24th Ave NW, Calgary, AB

This workshop runs on 3 Wednesday evenings. 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.

For more information or to register, check out the Ablility Hub website, call 403-210-5000 or email launch@theabilityhub.org

TBD

"MyHealth Passport" Workshop

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

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 .