Challenged Hope

Grandmother raising Grandchildren with FASD in Hamilton Ontario Canada

Parenting Groups

Although the following workshop dates will expire, the programs are often ongoing so, if you are interested in any of the programs, call 905-521-2100 ext. 77406 for future dates and times.

 1. Infant Parent-Programs 

Part of the Developmental Pediatrics and Rehabilitation Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Each program is a free service for families of infants at risk due to developmental, medical, or other problems. The program offers treatment services with the goal of helping infants (and their parents) develop to their best potential.

Right From The Start

A free eight-week attachment parenting course for Moms & Dads of babies under 24 months of age.

  • Date: Tuesday September 17 2013
  • Time: 9:30-11:30 am
  • Where: Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre
  • Address: 71 Rebecca Street, Hamilton, ON

Limited free childcare is available. To register or for more information, call: 905-521-2100 ext. 77406.

Circle of Security Parent Group

A free eight session course for parents of children 2-5 years of age to learn strategies to enhance parent-child relationships and improve child behavior.

  • Date: Saturday, September 11th, 2013
  • Time: 10:00 – noon
  • Where: St. David’s Ontario Early Years Centre
  • Address: 33 Cromwell Crescent, Hamilton, ON.

Limited free childcare is available. To register or for more information, call: 905-521-2100 ext. 77406. 

COPEing with Toddler Behaviour

A free eight session course for parents of children 12-36 months of age.

  • Date: Tuesday October 1st 2013
  • Time: 5-7 pm
  • Where: Hamilton West Ontario Early Years Centre
  • Address: 155 Queen Street North, Hamilton, ON

Limited free childcare is available. to register or for more information, call: 905-521-2100 ext. 77406.

2. McMaster Children’s Hospital Parent Support Group For Children With Developmental, Physical, and/or Neurological Problems

In these groups parents/caregivers receive information about services and supports as well as coping strategies (via the group leaders, guest speakers, and from each other). They also have an opportunity to talk to other parents who “get it”.

Evening Group – September-June

  • Date: First Wednesday Evening Of Each Month
  • Time: 6:30-8:00 pm

Daytime Group – September – June

  • Date: Second Wednesday Morning Of Each Month
  • Time: 9:30-11:30 am

Location

  • Hamilton Mountain Ontario Early Years Centre
  • Hill Park School
  • 465 East 16th Street, Hamilton, Ontario
  • (park at very back of building and enter back door)

Topics for Fall 2013 (Evening and Morning)

  1. September – Settling into School (IEP’s, Supports)
  2. October – Advocating for your Child
  3. November – Funding (e.g. Disability Tax Credit)
  4. December – Self Care & Stress Management

FREE PARKING!  Refreshments Served. NO Childcare Provided

For information call: Catherine Hutchinson at 905-521-2100 ext. 77290, or Josie Cirella ext. 73217

 

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