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Synergy: “The interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effect.”

I have been pausing and thinking a lot over the last few months about FERN…

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By |May 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments


Join us for our first Breakfast Chat.

February 5th @ 9:30am



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Join us on February 5th

By |January 21st, 2016|Events|0 Comments


We have begun our social and interpersonal training with some of our students. This is a big domain that involves many component skills and self-awareness. We will build on these lessons throughout the weeks to come.
We will learn how to be mindful of our actions and words. We will learn about our feelings and […]

By |January 15th, 2016|Blog|2 Comments

WINTER SESSION 2016 – Tutoring, Reading, Writing, Math

FERN will reopen Wednesday January 6th. We will be conducting program reviews and new student assessment for our tutoring programs. Tutoring will continue in reading, spelling, comprehension, writing and early language concepts. Social and behaviour training, along with emotional regulation will begin in mid-January.

By |December 31st, 2015|Featured|0 Comments

CONNECT before you correct.

During our drop-ins we get many questions from parents in our informal discussions. Many revolve around how to talk to your children so they will listen and how to correct behaviour. Did you know that correcting or fixing behaviour is the second step? VALIDATION AND CONNECTION is the first step. Without this step, correcting […]

By |October 21st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments


Many requests are coming for our Fall Program. We are in meetings all week with families. We start FALL SERVICES on September 21st. Check back as we add new programs such as HOMEWORK CLUB & ART. Please call us if you are interested in our Reading Program or Academic Foundations program as the schedule […]

By |September 15th, 2015|Blog, Events, News, News & Events|0 Comments


We had the privilege of working with students for more hours over the summer. If you know about our FILL THE GAP program, we combine Direct Instruction curriculum with Precision Teaching methods to produce even more dramatic progress in basic academic areas including phonemic awareness, reading, mathematics, writing, reasoning, spelling and handwriting.

If your child […]

By |September 3rd, 2015|Blog, Featured|0 Comments

Hip Hip Hooray for Art & Movement @ FERN


Summer program is well underway and what fun.

See our picture gallery.










By |August 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

What Lurks Below – Lessons Learned in Teaching and Counselling

In teaching and counselling children and families I have learned that the presenting symptoms are rarely the critical piece of the puzzle.  As behaviour and educational therapists, our job is to search for the “WHY” of the behaviour.  We are trained as behaviour detectives.  A helpful metaphor is imagining murky lake waters – we […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Summer Program 2015

We will be providing our academic remediation along with art, music and yoga.

Programs run Monday thru Thursday. Call for session times

See our flyers:


ART THERAPIST-FERN York Region – Kim Abramowitz – Program Poster

Movementwith Annissa.FERN

By |June 3rd, 2015|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments