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Windsor-Essex Family Network Events and News

June 8, 2021NewsOur friends with the Windsor-Essex Family Network have shared the following news and events.  These events will also be added to our calendar on our website.

Dear families and friends,

June has just begun and we hope that you are finding ways to welcome the incoming summer season. We are excited to share some upcoming events and gatherings with Family Network and partners this upcoming month. We also wanted to share with you some news and resources that may be of interest. See the attached PDF of the WEFN June 2021 Newsletter, along with 2 other attachments.


As always, please feel free to share and pass this information along to anyone you’d feel would benefit!


In this newsletter you will find:

  • Going into the Summer Months . . . – by Michelle Friesen
  • Upcoming Virtual Events – June 2021
    • Relationship building: Let’s start with just one thing! (Wed. June 16, two sessions offered)
    • Individualized Funding in Ontario: Back to the Roots, What History Tells Us, and More . . . . (Tues. June 22)
  • Social Justice Issues at the Heart of Things
    • Exploring Timely Issues and Various Provincial Groups
      • Unpaid Caregiving worth $30 - 40 Billion per year: Family and friends supporting people with disabilities and/or their elders.
      • “It takes a Village” Black Parent Support Group
    • Ontarians hoping for new alternatives to the current long-term care system, and investments in innovation
      • Why Ontario doesn’t need ‘more’ institutionalized supports for seniors and others living with disabilities
      • Seniors for Social Action Ontario (SSAO), Leaders from the disability sector join with others
    • Timely Stories in Our Local News
      • Jarvis: 'Nothing less than a full overhaul' for long-term care
      • A call for the government to take action and support unpaid caregivers
  • Taking Care of Ourselves & Our Families
    • FREE Weekly Online Guided Mindfulness Sessions – June weekly meetings
    • Move More. Reduce Sedentary Time, Sleep Well
      • Canada’s First Ever 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults Help Make the Whole Day Matter
  • Disability Related Information & Learning
    • Introduction to the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) webinars
    • Money Talks: Accessing Financial Resources for Your Child with a Disability webinar
  • COVID 19 - Related Information
    • HCARDD COVID Vaccine Information
    • Kory’s Story: Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine
    • Recent and Relevant Information About COVID-19
      • WEVax - Vaccine Appointment Booking and Eligibility
      • Ontario Updating AstraZeneca Second Dose Guidance
      • COVID-19 Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

Thinking of you,


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