Connecting with others who share similar experiences helps us feel less isolated and more hopeful. Children’s Link and other community agencies host a variety of events and programs throughout the year that provide opportunities for people to meet, share stories, offer support and have fun.

September 2022

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Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

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ComputAbilities – Computers: BASIC 1 Class 1 – Session 3

ComputAbilities – IPAD:INTRO Class 2 Session 3 (CP Alberta)

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Stepping Out Saturdays (Renfrew Educational Services)

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Calgary Pride Parade and Festival (AAFS Calgary)

Annual Outdoor Pool Party (Autism Calgary)

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Gleeful Gardening Program (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

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Movie Club (National AccessArts Centre)

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Stepping Stones Triple P (Bridges Parent Education)

Understanding Disability in Alberta (Gateway Association)

Virtual Jackbox Party (AAFS)

Parent Support Group (ADHD Association of Greater Edmonton)

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Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

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International FASD Day (Central Alberta FASD Network)

Career Fair (Gateway Association)

ComputAbilities – Computers: BASIC 1 Class 1 – Session 3

SEAFAN FASD Day Community BBQ (SE Alberta FASD Network)

ComputAbilities – IPAD:INTRO Class 2 Session 3 (CP Alberta)

Welcome Back PREP Members BBQ

FASD Awareness Day (Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network)

End of Summer Party (Spinal Cord Injury Alberta)

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Stepping Out Saturdays (Renfrew Educational Services)

Fall Family Day (Lacombe and Area Family Resource Network)

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Music and Movement Therapy (CP Kids and Families)

Gleeful Gardening Program (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

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Movie Club (National AccessArts Centre)

Taking the Leap: Finding Success in Further Education After High School (Sinneave Family Foundation)

Families Forward, Under 18 (Gateway Association)

Young Adult Support Group (ADHD Association of Greater Edmonton)

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Stepping Stones Triple P (Bridges Parent Education)

Cochrane Wheelin’ Around Glenbow Ranch (AAFS)

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Support for Grandparents Who Have a Role in Caring for Young Children (Family Resource Network McMan Spoke Services WET, PKA, RMBY)

2022 Annual Picnic (Metis Calgary Family Services)

Museum Sensory Nights (Alberta Aviation Museum)

Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

Registered Disability Savings Plan (Epilepsy Association of Calgary)

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Ups and Downs Family Camping Trip (Ups and Downs Down Syndrome Association)

ComputAbilities – Computers: BASIC 1 Class 1 – Session 3

ComputAbilities – IPAD:INTRO Class 2 Session 3 (CP Alberta)

Cosmos Group of Companies 50th Anniversary Celebration & Open House (Cosmos Group of Companies)

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Ups and Downs Family Camping Trip (Ups and Downs Down Syndrome Association)

Connect Respite Saturday Morning Session (Connect Behaviour)

Stepping Out Saturdays (Renfrew Educational Services)

Connect Respite Saturday Afternoon Session (Connect Behaviour)

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Ups and Downs Family Camping Trip (Ups and Downs Down Syndrome Association)

Connect Respite Sunday Session (Connect Behaviour)

Sensory Friendly Screening: The Bad Guys (Canyon Meadows Cinemas)

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Music and Movement Therapy (CP Kids and Families)

Gleeful Gardening Program (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

Music with Bryan (Parents Survival Resource and Connection Society)

Children’s Link 2022 Annual General Meeting: Together, We’ve Got This!

Music Mondays (Connect Behaviour)

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Movie Club (National AccessArts Centre)

Sibshop (McMan Calgary)

21

Introduction To Down Syndrome Webinar (PREP)

Stepping Stones Triple P (Bridges Parent Education)

Braving the Waves of Anxiety (Northwest Psychology)

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Support for Grandparents Who Have a Role in Caring for Young Children (Family Resource Network McMan Spoke Services WET, PKA, RMBY)

Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

Special Needs Caregiver Support Group (Lacombe and Area Family Resource Network)

Families Forward, Over 18 (Gateway Association)

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ComputAbilities – Computers: BASIC 1 Class 1 – Session 3

ComputAbilities – IPAD:INTRO Class 2 Session 3 (CP Alberta)

Connect Respite Friday Evening Session (Connect Behaviour)

Okotoks International Balloon Festival (AAFS)

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Social Skills Squad Program (Northwest Psychology)

Speed Connecting Event (Connections Market and Events)

Connect Respite Saturday Morning Session (Connect Behaviour)

Stepping Out Saturdays (Renfrew Educational Services)

Do You Want to Rock School Meetings? Workshop (Inclusion Calgary)

International Day of Sign Languages Festival (Calgary Association of the Deaf)

Connect Respite Saturday Afternoon Session (Connect Behaviour)

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CAPA: Children’s Adapted Physical Activity Program (Mount Royal University)

Inclusive Boccia Learn 2 Play (Mount Royal University)

Connect Respite Sunday Session (Connect Behaviour)

Gym and Swim (CP Kids and Families)

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Music and Movement Therapy (CP Kids and Families)

Gleeful Gardening Program (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

Music Mondays (Connect Behaviour)

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Movie Club (National AccessArts Centre)

Sibshop (McMan Calgary)

Sibshop (McMan Calgary)

Connect Parent Group (Alberta Provincial Family Resource Networks)

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Inclusive Boccia Learn 2 Play (Mount Royal University)

Stepping Stones Triple P (Bridges Parent Education)

Airdrie Movie at the Theatre (AAFS)

RDSP and DTC Sessions (Inclusion Alberta)

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Support for Grandparents Who Have a Role in Caring for Young Children (Family Resource Network McMan Spoke Services WET, PKA, RMBY)

Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

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Save the Date- National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Napi Friendship Association)

Pokaiks – The Children: Orange Shirt Day Walk (Colouring It Forward Reconciliation Society)

ComputAbilities – Computers: BASIC 1 Class 1 – Session 3

ComputAbilities – IPAD:INTRO Class 2 Session 3 (CP Alberta)

2nd Memorial Gathering: Honouring Our Indigenous Brothers and Sisters (Calgary Foundation)

Connect Respite Friday Evening Session (Connect Behaviour)

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