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Registration now open for Peel board's annual parent conference

​The Peel District School Board is hosting its annual parent conference on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Mississauga Secondary School. This free learning event is open to Peel parents of students at all grade levels. Child care will not be provided.

The conference will focus on numeracy—30 out of 60 workshops help with math. Parents will still have the opportunity to attend workshops on other topics, including literacy, special education and science.

Register today!

All parents must register to attend. The registration deadline is March 17. Learn more and register at

​The conference includes:

  • a powerful keynote presentation focused on math success
  • your choice of 60 practical workshops facilitated by Peel board staff
  • a display area with educational exhibits from local organizations
  • free lunch and an opportunity to meet Peel parents
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PLANNING BEYOND GRADUATION: Helping students move into the next phase of life


Helping students move into the next phase of life

P4P is pleased to offer this valuable three-part series focused on planning beyond graduation.

Each presentation is designed to inform, guide and inspire families, educators and supporters as they help young people living with a disability to transition from high school into adulthood. All parents want the best for their kids as they move into each new phase of life. For families seeking the best possible future for a child with a disability, planning ahead is everything.

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Abilities Fair International Centre January 20 to 22, 2017

​Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For nearly 40 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface



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Mimico March Break Program

Mimico SNAP march break program.pdf


Supervised full day program for participants 18 years and older!

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Please find attached the flyer for the upcoming Commence Conference from CLO.


Commence ‘17: Discovering the Good Life

An annual conference hosted by Community Living Ontario’s Student Links - February 1-2, 2017

If you are passionate about the prospect of people who have an intellectual disability discovering their own unique and exciting place in the world, Commence '17 is for you!

Whether you are an educator, student, support worker, friend or family member of a youth who has an intellectual disability, we have an exciting mix of professional perspectives and lived experiences to draw inspiration from.

This year's conference in Richmond Hill will focus on discovering the ‘Good Life’ - establishing and sustaining rewarding social roles, cultivating hope for the road ahead and finding our gifts along the way.

Internationally-renowned teachers and speakers, Michael Kendrick and Bruce Anderson will guide us through the two days. We recently interviewed Bruce for an article in our Update Friday newsletter. Read it by clicking here.

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Making connections in our community.

​Exciting connection!

Stephen Lewis Secondary School SHSM students will participate in a collaborative inquiry focused on creating initiatives that support independence and move Applewood students towards competitive employment opportunities.
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