News & Events

DECEMBER NEWS & EVENTS

 

2017 at FERN has seen many families join our programs and start a journey with us. We have witnessed incredible hard work and effort. We believe in our students and what they can accomplish.

Please continue to read for information on the following:

FILL THE GAP
HOLIDAY CHEER- THURSDAY DEC 21ST

EXTRA SESSIONS DURING THE SCHOOL BREAK
SATURDAY YOGA
2018 FERN FUNDS
SELF-REG PARENT WORKSHOP
MEMBERSHIP MATTERS

FILL THE GAP
LAST DAY FALL TERM- THURS. DEC.21ST
Please notify us by Nov 30th  if you will be away or need to cancel a session.
FIRST DAY WINTER TERM-TUES JAN. 9TH
EXTRA SESSIONS DURING SCHOOL BREAK
Thursday January 4th-email us to book a time
Holiday Cheer ~ Drop In
Join us on Thursday, December 21st from 5:00-6:30 pm
Everyone Welcome
 

 

YOGA ~ January 2018
We will continue our Saturday class @10:30 am beginning Jan.13th. This is a  small friendly group led by yoga instructor Jyoti Bajaj from The Yoga Kids. Don't miss out on your spot. Email us for details.
FERN FUNDS 2018
Every year we try to help families with funds for services and programs.  In 2018 we will be helping more families in FILL THE GAP.  If you are enrolled for more than 2 hours per week, you attend FERN during school hours and your child is significantly behind in academic areas you may qualify for funds. Speak to us about the waitlist.
 

There has been a lot of interest in learning more about The Shanker Method andSelf-Regulation. What are the 5 steps and how do they support growth and well-being in your family? Interested? Laura is planning a workshop for parents.
Please send us an email indicating your interest and to be placed on our notification list for the upcoming 2018 date and details.
 

FERN MEMBERSHIP
ANNUAL FEE $125.00
MEMBERS RECEIVE REDUCED RATES ON SERVICES, PROGRAMS, WORKSHOPS
FREE PARENT CHATS AND SOCIALS
ASK TINA OR VISIT OUR  MEMBERSHIP PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

By |November 28th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

“FAMILY TALKS” THURSDAY OCTOBER 12TH @7:00PM

HAPPY OCTOBER !!

We are pleased to invite you to another “FAMILY TALKS”. Please come with your questions, thoughts and concerns. In the past we have discussed stress on parents, school advocacy, self-regulation, identifying hidden stressors, friendships and many more topics. We would like this to be a shared experience. Never been to one of […]

By |October 6th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

FALL PROGRAMS

We will be booking students in our FILL THE GAP program commencing this week. Program runs as follows:

Mondays 1:00-5:00pm
*Tuesdays 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesdays 2-4:30pm
*Thursdays 9:00-5:00pm

*Please note: Learning opportunities during the school day allows more specialized/intensive work with our clinical director, Dr Laura Cesaroni – this has worked very well in the past and collaboration with the school […]

By |August 16th, 2017|Featured, News & Events|0 Comments

Blue is ready to meet his friends ?

“Some things fill your heart without even trying.”
Blue is 6 weeks old. He will be joining us on our last day of  FILL THE GAP program on Monday June 26th. Blue will then be with us for summer and fall programming. He is a very special bunny – Dwarf Netherland. His temperament is calm, loving […]

By |June 21st, 2017|Blog, Featured, News & Events|0 Comments

SPRING /SUMMER NEWSLETTER

So much going on at FERN for our community.

See our newsletter here and be in touch if you would like to join us.

By |June 7th, 2017|News & Events|0 Comments

Self-regulation @ FERN

Hi Everyone- we are getting so many questions and interest in The Shanker Method and self-regulation. As most of our families know we are aligning with TMC and learning about the science of self-regulation. The Shanker Method is a 5 step process- and I have created a brief introduction to the First Step of […]

By |April 12th, 2017|Blog, Featured, News & Events|0 Comments

REFLECTIONS – GUEST BLOG

Being a part of the Building Relationships program has been the most fun and humbling experience. To get to know these kids through their interactions with myself, each other, and the arts has been a gift. I cannot wait to see what the future holds for these two amazing groups of children.

I could tell […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

“FAMILY TALKS” -NOVEMBER 2016 MEETING

We had a lively discussion this month. Thank you for everyone who came out to join us. Special thanks to educator Rose Diamante who was a wealth of knowledge and understanding.

Minutes of the meeting are below:
“FAMILY TALKS” (“FT”) @FERN
THURSDAY NOV. 10TH, 2016 @ 7:00pm
Welcome to group and introduction of special guest Rose Diamante past […]

By |November 21st, 2016|Blog, Parent Initiatives|0 Comments

NEW PROGRAMS @ FERN

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: AN AFTER SCHOOL COMMUNITY GROUP

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buildingrealtionships

MOVEMENT, MUSIC AND BREATHING: AN AFTER SCHOOL COMMUNITY GROUP

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By |September 16th, 2016|News & Events|0 Comments

Family Talks (FT) @ FERN – July 14th Minutes

THURSDAY JULY 14TH, 2016 @ 7:00pm

Dr Laura introduces group to “FT” & Kay Goodnough as FERN Parent Liaison -Kay speaks about shared experiences & FERN as a home.
Kay’s daughter speaks about her experiences at FERN and support she gets
Dr Laura asks group to put ideas on post it notes: Self – […]

By |July 27th, 2016|Events, News, Parent Initiatives|0 Comments