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Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for Children with Autism

Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for Children with Autism Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca (Hands) is hosting free Sensory Sensitive Halloween Celebrations for children and youth with Autism, and their families, across Northeastern Ontario. Sensory Sensitive events provide children with Autism the opportunity to practice trick-or-treating and other activities associated with Halloween in a safe and inclusive environment. “Halloween […]

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Halloween Tips for Families with a Child with Autism

Halloween Tips for Families with a Child with Autism Halloween can be a fun time for children and their families, but it can also come with some challenging moments. Ensuring an enjoyable Halloween with your child may require some advanced planning. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing ideas and suggestions to help you and […]

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Potential CUPE Strike

Hands’ Autism Services recognizes the impact of a potential CUPE strike for our clients receiving services in schools. If you have concerns regarding your Behavioural Services, please reach out to your clinical team to discuss options. Call 1.800.668.8555

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‘BREAKFASD’ Events in Muskoka and Parry Sound

Please join Hands and our community partners for ‘BREAKFASD’ – Events to support Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) awareness in our communities! Event locations and details: BreakFASD – Parry Sound – September 9, 2019 BreakFASD – Burk’s Falls – September 11, 2019 BreakFASD – Huntsville September 12, 2019 BreakFASD – Bracebridge – September 13, 2019 […]

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Hands Announces Appointment of New CEO

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca Announces Appointment of New CEO Cheryl Sutton, Chair of the Board of Directors of Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Roberts to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca (Hands; the Agency), effective December 2, 2019. Ms. Roberts’ appointment is a result of an extensive national search […]

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