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.

May 2022

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Triple P: Group Stepping Stones (McMan)

An Art Therapy Journaling Experience for Eating Disorders (Silver Linings Foundation)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Adult Day Program (Bloom Wellness)

Gateway to Digital Inclusion Program Info Session

Supporting Inclusive Employment Course (Society for the Treatment of Autism)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Conversation Café & Parent Connection (Virtual)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Bloomers) (Bloom Wellness)

More Than Just Making Lists Adult ADHD Group (Lighthouse Psychology)

Promoting Resilience and Self-Regulation (2-7 years) (AHS Community Education Sessions)

AAFS Rural Programs – Movie at the Theatre

REFOCUS: Reinforcing Executive Functioning with Optimism, Compassion, Understanding, and Support (Western Canada) (Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada)

Men’s Den: Caregiver Support Community (Caregivers Alberta)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Supporting Children with Grief (McMan Wetaskiwin)

Traditional Parenting Skills Program (Miywasin Friendship Centre)

Healthy Relationships Workshop (Society for Treatment of Autism)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Bl-Awesomes) (Bloom Wellness)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

University of Calgary: Adapted Physical Activity for Kids (University of Calgary)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Saturday Half Notes Music (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

CNIB National Learning Academy and Come to Work Present: Youth Job Club! (CNIB)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Buds) (Bloom)

AAFS Rural Cochrane Information Session (AAFS)

Treehouse Indoor Playground (LAAFS)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Triple P: Group Stepping Stones (McMan)

Monday Caregiver Support Community (Caregivers Alberta)

An Art Therapy Journaling Experience for Eating Disorders (Silver Linings Foundation)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Adult Day Program (Bloom Wellness)

Gateway to Digital Inclusion Program Info Session

Supporting Inclusive Employment Course (Society for the Treatment of Autism)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Young Adult Zoom Hangout (CNIB)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Bloomers) (Bloom Wellness)

More Than Just Making Lists Adult ADHD Group (Lighthouse Psychology)

Writers’ Circle: Journaling for the Caregiver (Caregivers Alberta)

Family Support Group (Schizophrenia Society of Alberta)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Caregivers Together Conference (Caregivers Alberta)

Caregiver Support Community: Cultures of South Asia (Caregivers Alberta)

Traditional Parenting Skills Program (Miywasin Friendship Centre)

Healthy Relationships Workshop (Society for Treatment of Autism)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Bl-Awesomes) (Bloom Wellness)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Hazel’s Heroes Retreat for Grieving Mothers (Hazel’s Heroes)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

University of Calgary: Adapted Physical Activity for Kids (University of Calgary)

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Hazel’s Heroes Retreat for Grieving Mothers (Hazel’s Heroes)

L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Adaptive Fishing Program (Adaptable Outdoors)

Saturday Half Notes Music (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

CNIB National Learning Academy and Come to Work Present: Youth Job Club! (CNIB)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Buds) (Bloom)

Gasoline Alley (LAAFS)

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Hazel’s Heroes Retreat for Grieving Mothers (Hazel’s Heroes)

L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Inclusive Boccia (Mount Royal University)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Triple P: Group Stepping Stones (McMan)

Monday Caregiver Support Community (Caregivers Alberta)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

An Art Therapy Journaling Experience for Eating Disorders (Silver Linings Foundation)

Clubhouse Videogames Night (LAAFS)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Adult Day Program (Bloom Wellness)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Epilepsy Adult Support Group (Epilepsy Association of Calgary)

Gateway to Digital Inclusion Program Info Session

Supporting Inclusive Employment Course (Society for the Treatment of Autism)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Transitioning to Adulthood: A Workshop for Parents and Guardians of Youth with Disabilities

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

FASD Family & Caregiver Support Group (South Alberta FASD Network)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Bloomers) (Bloom Wellness)

More Than Just Making Lists Adult ADHD Group (Lighthouse Psychology)

AAFS Rural Programs – Among Us (Virtual)

Rural Clubhouse Night (LAAFS)

Western Canada Parent Support Group (CNIB)

Men’s Den: Caregiver Support Community (Caregivers Alberta)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Transitioning To Adulthood A Workshop For Parents & Guardians of Youth with Special Needs

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Traditional Parenting Skills Program (Miywasin Friendship Centre)

Keys to Accessible Housing Webinar (Voices of Albertans with Disabilities)

Healthy Relationships Workshop (Society for Treatment of Autism)

Sibshops Virtual (McMan Calgary)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Bl-Awesomes) (Bloom Wellness)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Exploring Feelings: Anxiety Workshop (Northwest Psychology)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

University of Calgary: Adapted Physical Activity for Kids (University of Calgary)

Flying Squirrel (LAAFS)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Saturday Half Notes Music (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

CNIB National Learning Academy and Come to Work Present: Youth Job Club! (CNIB)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Buds) (Bloom)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Inclusive Boccia (Mount Royal University)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Triple P: Group Stepping Stones (McMan)

Monday Caregiver Support Community (Caregivers Alberta)

An Art Therapy Journaling Experience for Eating Disorders (Silver Linings Foundation)

Keeping It Together (KIT) Group (Autism Calgary)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Adult Day Program (Bloom Wellness)

Wellness Walk (CP Kids and Families)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Supporting LGBTQ2S+ Children and Youth: A Workshop for Parents and Family Members (AHS Community Education Sessions)

Gateway to Digital Inclusion Program Info Session

Supporting Inclusive Employment Course (Society for the Treatment of Autism)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Young Adult Zoom Hangout (CNIB)

Community Workshop: Understanding Disability (Metis Nation of Alberta and Gateway Association)

Eating Disorder Caregiver Support Group (Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Conversation Café & Grandparent Connection (In-Person)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Bloomers) (Bloom Wellness)

More Than Just Making Lists Adult ADHD Group (Lighthouse Psychology)

Writers’ Circle: Journaling for the Caregiver (Caregivers Alberta)

Children’s Link 25th Anniversary Celebration

Family Support Group (Schizophrenia Society of Alberta)

AAFS Rural Programs – Drop in Badminton

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Conversation Cafe and Parent Connection (Virtual)

Caregiver Support Community: Cultures of South Asia (Caregivers Alberta)

Traditional Parenting Skills Program (Miywasin Friendship Centre)

Healthy Relationships Workshop (Society for Treatment of Autism)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Parent Support Group (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

Rec, Sport & Culture Ages 7-21 (CNIB)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Bl-Awesomes) (Bloom Wellness)

BIOMEDICAL SUPPORT NETWORK (Autism Calgary)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Exploring Feelings: Anxiety Workshop (Northwest Psychology)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

University of Calgary: Adapted Physical Activity for Kids (University of Calgary)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Saturday Half Notes Music (Cerebral Palsy Alberta)

CNIB National Learning Academy and Come to Work Present: Youth Job Club! (CNIB)

Mixed Movement for All Abilities (Buds) (Bloom)

Park Explorer Day (LAAFS)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Wheelchair Sports Alberta Grant Deadline (Wheelchair Sports Alberta)

Inclusive Boccia (Mount Royal University)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Triple P: Group Stepping Stones (McMan)

Monday Caregiver Support Community (Caregivers Alberta)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

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L.I.F.E. Program (March of Dimes)

Adult Day Program (Bloom Wellness)

Disability Tax Credit and RDSP Workshop (Momentum)

May Young Adult Build It Workshops (Recreational Respite)

Gateway to Digital Inclusion Program Info Session

Supporting Inclusive Employment Course (Society for the Treatment of Autism)

Respite Care Connection Youth Club (Enviros)

Finding Support for Disordered Eating/Eating Disorders Workshop (Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta)

Community Workshop: Understanding Disability (Metis Nation of Alberta and Gateway Association)

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