Symposium Poster – August 2018 final
with keynote address by renowned Vancouver
psychologist Dr. Brenda Knight
Hampton Inn by Hilton
100 Coventry Road, Ottawa
Limited free child care
available on Saturday
FULL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION AT
No Cost Event
with Dr. Brenda Knight
Care for the Caregiver:
an Evening for
Caregivers of Individuals with FASD
and/or Brain-based Disabilities
September 9th marks International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day.
We will also be hosting a special event with Dr. Knight: Care for the Caregiver: An Evening for Caregivers of Individuals with FASD and/or other Brain-Based Disabilities on Friday evening November 2, 2018 at the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa. This event is offered at NO COST, however donations are welcome.
We encourage you to share the [copied] poster and the registration information (Eventbrite link below) widely in your networks, and look forward to seeing you at the Symposium.
For full details and Registration, please visit:
Save the Date 2nd Annual FASD Eastern Ontario Symposium
Friday, November 2nd &
Saturday, November 3rd
With Special Guest
Dr. Brenda Knight
Internationally recognized expert on the needs of individuals and families living with the complexities of FASD
Full agenda & location details to follow
Keynote sessions, breakout learning, networking & sharing, group discussions, + more.
For professionals, caregivers, and families
POPTION 1 Symposium 2018 Save the Date v2resented by Citizen Advocacy Ottawa Fetal Alcohol Resource Program.
Citizen Advocacy Kids Brain Health Network The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health CHEO
Nov. 22 & 27th Community Living North Halton –
Gain a better understanding of the needs of individuals living with FASD; Benefit from shared beliefs and priorities; Receive coaching with an FASD perspective; Expand your skills and knowledge within the family’s circle of support.
2018 fall dates
Register at this link: https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=vjkazm7ltp9r&campaign=a5ymhg95rabg
On November 22, the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services, Lisa MacLeod, announced a number of changes to Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
These changes include:
- changing the definition of disability in ODSP to make it more restrictive
- changing the amounts of money that people in both OW and ODSP can keep when they work
- simplifying the rates
- consolidating supplements and benefits in both ODSP and OW
- more emphasis on local service delivery
- giving people on OW wrap-around supports to employment
- and much more
ISAC is hosting a webinar to discuss the announcement, with support from CLEO’s [Community Legal Education Ontario’s] Your Legal Rights.
The webinar will:
- review the proposed changes
- explore what they will mean for low-income people in Ontario
- talk about next steps that people in community can take.
- If you are a group of people on social assistance or work with such a group, please consider setting up a group opportunity to watch the webinar together.
- The webinar will be taped for future viewing, for those who cannot participate live.
- The Minister’s press release is here: https://news.ontario.ca/mcys/en/2018/11/ontarios-government-for-the-people-announces-plan-to-restore-dignity-independence-and-empowerment-to.html
- Background information about the Minister’s announcement is here: https://news.ontario.ca/mcys/en/2018/11/reforming-social-assistance.html
Read our response to the Minister’s announcement here: http://incomesecurity.org/public-education/many-questions-few-answers-and-great-risk-for-people-with-disabilities/