July 2023 Newsletter

Explore Our Upcoming Programs

In This Month's Newsletter: 

  • Parent/Caregiver Education: A variety of educational opportunities for parents, caregivers and the community. 
  • Parent/Caregiver Participation Programs: A variety of groups specifically for parents/caregivers supported by Horizons and The Wellness Project.
  • Child/Youth Participation Programs: A variety of programs geared to children/youth supported by Horizons and The Wellness Project

Canada Day Celebrations & TVCC Closure Days

TVCC will be closed on Friday June 30, and Monday July 3 in observation of Canada Day Statutory Holiday.

We encourage everyone to enjoy the holiday celebrations and have a safe and happy Canada Day!

Parent/Caregiver Education

What is Going On? An Intro to Puberty and Sexuality (July 10)

This presentation will teach you how to use behavioural strategies to prepare for, and minimize, the challenges associated with puberty for teens with autism.

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Autism Diagnosis - Now What?

(July 12)

Did your child or youth recently receive a diagnosis of autism? Although autism doesn’t define your child, you probably want to know how you can support your child/youth to be successful.

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IN-PERSON Support for Completing Funding Applications (July 18 & Aug 1)

Do you know what financial resources are available for your child or youth with a disability?

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Communication Across the Day

(July 20)

 Learn practical ways to practice and strengthen communication, how to find the best starting point, and how to set realistic goals for children.

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Parent/Caregiver Participation Programs

In-Person Coffee and Conversation (for parents of Youth 12 yrs +)

Caregivers/parents can attend, in-person, to share their experiences, information, challenges, successes and strategies, or just hang out and drink some coffee!

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High School Transition Kit

Parents/caregivers of children with disabilities can sign up now to receive a High School Transition Planning Kit in the mail!

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Child/Youth Participation Programs

Let's Play Minecraft (12 yrs +)

Through playing Minecraft together, participants will have the opportunity to interact with other youth, learn how to communicate effectively, and work together to overcome challenges.

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Nintendo Switch Party (12 yrs +)

Join us Tuesday evenings, in-person, for a Nintendo Switch Party!

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Fun Fridays (12 yrs +)

Join us online one Friday a month for a group structured around two common themes: FUN and FRIENDS. Youth-aged siblings are also more than welcome to attend.

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Board Game Night (12 yrs +)

Join us the fourth Friday each month for an in-person fun and social board game night. We will have a variety of games to choose from!

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Summer Sampler Camp for Youth (12 yrs +)

This weekly program will focus on mental wellness and building confidence, cultivating social skills, and sparking new interests. 

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Family Gardening at the Path London

(12 yrs +)

Gardening is a great way to be active, learn new skills and spend some quality time together as a family!

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Dinner with Friends: Dine IN or OUT

(12 yrs +)

Come join Horizons for a variety of dining experiences from planning, cooking, eating, to restaurant etiquette and socializing at a local eatery in your community.

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Bowling and Ice Cream at Fleetway!

(12 yrs +)

We'll be bowling for an hour, followed by a stop for ice cream at Dairy Queen. Come have some fun with friends, while getting some low-impact physical activity.

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Functional Fitness for Youth (12 yrs +)

TVCC youth and their siblings can stay active this summer by experiencing the excitement of a group fitness class from your own home!

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Sibs Connection: Social Group for Youth Siblings (12 yrs +)

Being a sibling of a youth with a disability or special needs is a unique experience that comes with many ups and downs.

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Creative Connections (12 yrs +)

At each session youth can enjoy creating a different structured art or craft project, using a variety of mediums and approaches.  

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Getting Ready for School - Child & Parent (3-5 yrs)

Join us for this fun introduction to school for young children with special needs who have not had a previous preschool experience. Take a peek at typical kindergarten activities and routines each day.

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Summer Adventures Day Camp (4-9 yrs)

Campers will explore and participate in a variety of activities each day including: crafts, active games, sports, music, stretching, outdoor activities and water play.

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London Children's Museum Summer Camp - Backyard Biology (4-9 yrs)

This inclusive camp will feature themed hands-on activities. With Backyard Biology your child will discover a magnificent and microscopic world hiding right in your own backyard.

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