Your Guide Brant: January to June 2019

Your Guide is a Community Resource Booklet filled with free courses, workshops, events, and group services for families, children, and youth.

Click here to access the January – June issue of Your Guide BRANT

Click here to access the January – June issue of Your Guide Haldimand & Norfolk

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You’re Invited to Brantford Bites!

 

Join Woodview on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Brantford Bites, a celebration of food and drink, presented by the Brant Business Builders in support of Camp Unity!

 

Event Details:
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hellenic Community Centre
475 Park Road N,
Brantford, ON

Tickets: brantfordbites.ca

For more information:

 

 

Woodview is grateful for the generosity and support of the Brant Business Builders, a local entrepreneur and business group, over the last 5 years. Thank you, Brant Business Builders!

 

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Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors

 

In operation since 1960, Woodview is a non-profit organization that offers a broad spectrum of services for children and youth facing mental health challenges and individuals of all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We support individuals and families to build on their strengths and reach their potential. Our services are flexible and responsive to the needs of individuals and families. At Woodview, we measure the results of our services to make sure that they are as effective as they can be. We serve the communities of Halton, Hamilton and Brant.

 

Woodview is funded by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. This funding is supported by grants and donations and private fee-based services.

 

Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors

Woodview’s Board offers an opportunity to work with a committed group of people to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families. The Board focuses on effective governance, outcome measurement, financial and human resources stewardship, fundraising/donor development, performance monitoring and accountability, and risk management. This is an excellent opportunity to expand your own abilities and provide leadership at a strategic level.

 

Requirements include:

 

We are currently particularly interested in candidates with the following competencies:

 

Youth who are age of majority are welcome and encouraged to apply for a role on the Board.

 

Equal Opportunity

Woodview strives to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. We welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Woodview is committed to equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

 

For more information on this opportunity and how to apply, please view the full Board of Directors Volunteer Board Member posting.

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Thank You Unity for Autism

Posted by on Friday, December 21, 2018 ·  

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Charity Breakfast January 6, 2019

Posted by on Thursday, December 13, 2018 ·  

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Winter OAP Workshop Series

Posted by on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 ·  

Our Winter Ontario Autism Program Workshop Series is here! Please visit the flyer below for workshop details:

Ontario Autism Program Winter 2018 Workshop Series

 

To register for a workshop, please visit the links below. Seating is limited.
We’re excited to begin offering our Ontario Autism Program workshops by live webinar! Please select a ‘webinar’ option at checkout.
Introduction to the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) and Service Navigation with the Family Support Worker (FSW)
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
https://winterintrotooap.eventbrite.ca
Behaviour Basics: The “B” in ABC
Thursday, January 24, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
https://winterthebinabc.eventbrite.ca
Antecedents & Prevention Strategies: The “A” in ABC
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
https://wintertheainabc.eventbrite.ca
Consequences: The “C” in ABC
Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
https://winterthecinabc.eventbrite.ca
Preparing for Summer Camp
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
https://preparingforsummercamp.eventbrite.ca

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New Brand Identity and Website for the Woodview Learning Centre

Posted by on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 ·  

We’re thrilled to unveil the new brand identity and website for the Woodview Learning Centre, an alternative school placement program for students from 4 to 17 years of age with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

New Website for Woodview Learning Centre

The new website was designed for parents that are looking for an alternative school placement for their child with ASD. “We wanted to
create a stress-free space where parents that are searching for an ASD-specific school would easily find the information that they are
looking for in a clear and transparent way,” said Lindsey Court, Principal and Program Manager. “For the past 15 years we have strived to
provide ‘just right’ supports for each student, and now our new website highlights the work that we do.” Parents, medical professionals,
and service providers are invited to explore the site, to learn more about our program, and to follow our new blog. It was important for us
to create an AODA compliant website, and we welcome feedback on the site’s accessibility: woodviewlearningcentre.ca

New Autism School Logo Designed by School Parent


We wanted a logo that would be specific to the school and emphasize the educational aspect of the Woodview Learning Centre, while
maintaining its connection to the main agency, Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services. We approached Karen Jorritsma of Bolster
Design – a former school parent – who designed the beautiful new logo, and describes it as “an open book with pages that are in
movement representing momentum in learning. The orange figure in the middle represents a student whose ‘arms’ reach up in a happy,
positive direction, showing joy and enthusiasm. The ‘body’ is an abstract heart shape, representing the care received at the school.”

 

To read the full media release, click here.

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Annual General Meeting 2018

Posted by on Monday, September 10, 2018 ·  

You’re invited to our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, October 3, 2018!

Join us to learn about our new programs! We’ll have pop-up presentations to showcase how we’re serving the community.

4:00 p.m. Doors Open, Light Refreshments
5:00 p.m. Presentation Begins

 

Please note that due to catering requirements, we request that you RSVP by Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 by contacting Christa Peardon at cpeardon@woodview.ca

 

See flyer below for details!

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Your Guide Brant: Autumn 2018

Posted by on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 ·  

Your Guide is a Community Resource Booklet filled with free courses, workshops, events, and group services for families, children, and youth.

Click here to access the September – December issue of Your Guide BRANT

Click here to access the September – December issue of Your Guide Haldimand & Norfolk

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Autism Ontario Requests Your Feedback

Posted by on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 ·  

For the past several years, Autism Ontario has been engaged in consultations to assess the structure and needs of its growing organization. As part of this process, Autism Ontario is piloting a restructure covering Peel, Halton, Waterloo, Wellington, Hamilton, and surrounding areas and are very interested in learning more about the needs of this area and how Autism Ontario can better support the region.

Autism Ontario is looking for feedback from parents, volunteers, and autistic people in these regions through the survey link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CentralWestPilot

For any questions related to the survey, please contact Autism Ontario at brittany@autismontario.com.

Brittany Sherwood | Chapter Support & Volunteer Coordinator

Autism Ontario

1179 King St. W., Suite 004 | Toronto, ON |M6K 3C5

416-246-9592 ext. 245

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