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More funding coming for children and youth with complex needs

Victoria Monday, October 25, 2021, 8:35 AM The families of children and youth with physical disabilities and other complex care needs will receive more help to pay for the medical equipment they need to live at home through a $10-million funding increase to medical equipment benefits under the At Home Program. “For too long, families with children and youth with support needs have had to make difficult choices as the

NELSON SELF-ADVOCACY GROUP

What is the purpose of a Self-Advocacy Group? The purpose of The Nelson Self-Advocacy Group is to encourage people with disabilities to take more control over their own lives, make their own decisions, solve their own problems, and speak for themselves. We build awareness and education of the strengths, rights, wants, and needs of people with disabilities. The direction of the group will be member-driven and therefore the group could

Wayfinders Series: Tools to Help You Find Your Direction

November 17 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm PST Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event SESSION INFO: « Back to all events NOV 17 & 24: Tools to help you find your direction. *The second meeting for each topic will be an ‘open mike’ session for parents/families/self advocates, for a personal dive into the topic* Discovering your abilities WayFinders encourage you to focus on your strengths. Thinking ahead WayFinders

Adult Social Club – Fall Session #2

November 17 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event $60 SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Due to high demand of our Social Clubs, you may only register for one day a week. Choose Monday OR Wednesday. Mondays: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & Dec 6 Wednesdays: Nov 3, 10, 17, 24 & Dec 1, 8 Ages 19-49 Cost $60 CLICK

Music and Dance Classes

November 16 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event $150 SESSION INFO: « Back to all events We’ve combined our music and dance classes, so you get twice as much fun in one hour! We’ll be playing games like the much loved “Rhythm Master”, and focus on different styles of dance. Sept 14 – Nov 30 – (12 weeks) Ages 19-49 Cost $150 CLICK

Adult Social Club – Fall Session #2

November 15 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event $60 SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Due to high demand of our Social Clubs, you may only register for one day a week. Choose Monday OR Wednesday. Mondays: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & Dec 6 Wednesdays: Nov 3, 10, 17, 24 & Dec 1, 8 Ages 19-49 Cost $60 CLICK

Music Bingo Karaoke

November 12 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm PST Recurring Event (See all) SESSION INFO: « Back to all events *** Please note this event has changed to 3:00pm! *** Join us every Friday afternoon on Zoom for a fusion of Music Bingo and Karaoke! You will be able to sing along to some of your favourite songs while checking them off our group Bingo card.   How to

are you having a hard time dealing with your feelings?

November 12 2021 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am PST Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Are you anxious, sad, worried, overwhelmed? If you want to talk to others who are also feeling this way, join our online group! This is a group for adults with intellectual disabilities, along with their caregivers, who would like to talk about their feelings. We will meet

Lovin’ That Music

November 12 2021 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am PST Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Join Anne-Marie and Peter from REACH! to sing along to live and recorded music and check out fun music videos in this lively and uplifting weekly session. You can sing along, get up and dance, or just sit back and enjoy listening, all from the comfort of

Art Classes – Session #2

November 11 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event $60 SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Welcome to the highlight of your week! Using a mix of our imagination and some wonderful stories, we will create incredible images of worlds previously unimagined to us. We’ll spend some time learning about emotions and relationships, artists from around the world, and Canadian Indigenous history.

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