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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

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

Superstars in action!

Fill The Gap – some parents have been asking to observe some of the direct instruction teaching we do at FERN.  So, we are starting to post some of our amazing and hard working students.  Lately, we have been working very hard on “parts of speech”.  We do a lot of our work on […]

By |April 17th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

PARENT ADVOCACY- WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR SCHOOL SAYS NO TO APPROPRIATE SERVICES

Join us at FERN for a parent advocacy workshop with Dr Norm Forman.

Dr Forman is a Registered Psychologist and has taught in schools at the primary, secondary and university levels. For almost 20 years he has been deeply involved in supporting, promoting and furthering the cause of parent advocating for their children with special […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Blog, News & Events, Workshops|0 Comments

DATE NIGHT – FRIDAY MAY 1ST

NEED SOME TIME WITH YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER? WE HAVE JUST THE THING:

DROP YOUR KIDS OFF  TO OUR MOVIE NIGHT @FERN.

WHEN: MAY 1, 2015

WHERE: FERN – 10761 WOODBINE AVE, MARKHAM

DROP OFF TIME: 6:00PM

PICK UP TIME: 8:30PM

Registration Required by: Monday April 27th – if you have not registered by this date, your child cannot attend this […]

By |March 30th, 2015|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

FERN THERAPY FUNDS

We are in our second year of programs, workshops and drop-ins. It has been a year of learning and listening. One thing we know for sure is that our members are extremely committed to finding the best support and services for their children. We have invited our members to talk and engage. One program […]

By |March 10th, 2015|Blog, News|0 Comments

Parent Training – Helping Your Child Learn at Home

As discussed at our Community Discussion Night on Wednesday Jan. 07th, we are organizing our Fill The Gap General Training for Direct Instruction (DI) . We are having an introductory session on Friday Feb 6th from 10:00-11:30am.

Parents interested in learning more about DI, the specific curriculum (scope and sequence) and general methods should try […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments