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“FAMILY TALKS”

Family Talks


"If you are one of those parents that would do anything for your child, then it's time to do something for yourself. Have you have ever felt that you cannot relate to other parents, cannot find useful information, feel alone, frustrated and don't know where to go?
Come visit us at our "FAMILY TALKS" where you can identify with others who are all going through similar experiences."
Kay Goodnough
Parent Liaison

Join us for a series of informal talks in a supportive community:

  • Exchange resources & information
  • Connect with other parents
  • Identify & discuss common concerns
  • Share your experiences

What you need to know:

  • every month
  • 10761 Victoria Square Blvd, Markham
  • Free to FERN members

We’ve Got You Covered:

  • Qualified facilitators on hand
  • Childcare available-$10/child
  • Light refreshments served

A series of ongoing discussions. Join us every 2nd Thursday of the month.
Next "FAMILY TALKS" Saturday January 14th @ 10:30am

Everyone welcome.

If you are not a FERN member give us a call. Need more information about our community, please contact us:
Email: fernyorkregion@gmail.com or Telephone: 905-927-9276

OPEN THIS FamilyTalks DOCUMENT FOR ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

By |June 29th, 2016|Blog, News & Events|0 Comments

EMPLOYMENT @ FERN

Looking for part-time work? We are hiring.

Please see here for details.

Special Education Teacher.FINAL

By |May 12th, 2016|News & Events|0 Comments

COFFEE CHAT

Join us for our first Breakfast Chat.

February 5th @ 9:30am

 

 

Click on link below for details. This will open as a PDF:

Join us on February 5th

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

NEW FALL FLYERS

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

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

ART EXPRESSIONS @FERN

JOIN US FOR AN EXCITING NEW PROGRAM BEGINNING WEDNESDAY JULY 8TH @FERN WITH ART THERAPIST KIM ABRAMOWITZ

FERN York Region – Summer Program Poster

By |May 4th, 2015|Events, News & Events|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

GENERAL TRAINING FOR DIRECT INSTRUCTION – THURSDAY MARCH 26TH @ 6:30PM

As discussed at our Community Discussion Night we are organizing an evening for Fill The Gap General Training for Direct Instruction (DI) . We are having an introductory session on Thursday March 26th from 6:30-8:00pm. 
Parents interested in learning more about DI, the specific curriculum (scope and sequence) and general methods should try to attend […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|News & Events, Parent Initiatives|0 Comments