Dates and locations to be announced – Check out our Website at a later date

School Entry Events

Free information sessions for parents and guardians held late January or early
February each year. Topics discussed include: registering your child with special
needs for Kindergarten, steps to transitioning into school how to partner with
educators as a parent. Highlights: Family stories, sharing, questions and answers.

RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan) Sessions (evening and morning)

Learn about this one-of-a-kind plan for long-term savings and how the Canadian government assists with bonds and grants for those who are eligible. Great information for families as they plan for the future!

Dollars & Sense Seminars (evening and morning)

It is never too soon to think about Wills & Estate Planning. Learn about the importance of setting up a Discretionary/Henson Trust in your will. Find out about the Disability Tax Credit and much more.

My Home My Choice 2018-2019

Family stories and more abound during these events that include sharing, listening and
learning together. Learn more about supporting individuals with disabilities to live in their
own home setting whether an apartment, purchasing, renting and/or renovating within the
family home. There will be many ideas and info about steps for people planning to live
more independently from their family one day. Technology is playing more and more a part of people lives. Creative ideas from families around their use of technology, has already inspired many people and families who have attended these events. Excellent resources are provided.


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Upcoming Events
Apr
26
Fri
2019
Film: Intelligent Lives @ Olde Walkerville Theatre
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm

There will be a FREE screening of the documentary film Intelligent Lives. Please see the attached flyer and consider sharing it with people, families, colleagues and within your networks.

Award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib produced Intelligent Lives, a catalyst to transform the label of intellectual disability from a life sentence of isolation into a life of possibility for the most systematically segregated people in America. This film challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of ALL abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment and intimate relationships.

Academy Award-winning actor and narrator Chris Cooper contextualizes the lives of the central characters, three young adults with intellectual disabilities who challenge the perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce. He does this through the emotional personal story of his son Jesse, as the film unpacks the shameful and ongoing track record of intelligence testing.

The screening will be followed by a discussion with Janice Fialka and Richard Feldman, parents of Micah Fialka-Feldman, who stars in the film.

We’ve included both the short trailer, and the extended trailer for your convenience.

Date: Friday, April 26th
Location: Olde Walkerville Theatre
1564 Wyandotte St E, Windsor, ON N9A 3L3

Doors open at 5:30pm
Screening at 6:30pm and discussion to follow.

You can register for the event through the following URL:
https://ilscreening.eventbrite.ca

Intelligent Lives Flyer

Apr
27
Sat
2019
Spring 2019 Saturday Friendship Clubs begins soon!
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:15 pm

Please join the Cooking and Sports Clubs that Roots 2 Wings is offering beginning April 31, 2019.

Location: No.6 5650 Tecumseh Rd. E., Windsor, ON

RSVP: roots2wings@outlook.com

See flyer below for more information.

spring friendship clubs

Apr
29
Mon
2019
Up About Down Board Meeting @ John McGivney Children's Centre
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm

Up About Down Board meeting at John McGivney Children’s Centre.

6pm.

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