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Navigating the Unplanned Journey for Families of Children with Sensory Diversity

Monthly Series
March 29th, April 26th, May 31st & June 21st
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Navigating the Unplanned Journey for Families of Children with Sensory Diversity

Parenting children who have sensory access diversity can be an unfamiliar and complex experience. Families can benefit from a community of supports, including both professionals and other families of children who are blind, partially sighted, Deaf or hard of hearing. Counselling Services, through APSEA Connect adult learning, invites you to connect with other families to share lived experiences, strategies, and resources for navigating life. This first session will introduce topics such as: self-identity, self-disclosure, advocacy, grief and loss, and transition.

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • meet APSEA counsellors
  • meet and connect with other parents and adult family members of children who are blind, partially sighted, Deaf or hard of hearing
  • share their lived experiences and their journey from initial identification to present

Intended Participants:

  • Parents, caregivers, and adult family members of the students who qualify for APSEA support

Facilitators:

  • Janice MacPhail, Counsellor
  • Brian Yee, Social Worker
  • Lisa Jenkins, Counsellor

Adult Learning Session Registration

Please note that registration for all sessions closes three business days in advance of the start date.

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