Another amazing year! It is hard to believe that we have completed over 420 programs, workshops, sports and dancing events in total. Our York region and Halton/Peel communities are thriving and we cannot be prouder!! 2018 is a new year and the best time to renew your dictionary of life. Let's all remove words like jealousy, hate, anger, ignorance, from our dictionary and put words like love, acceptance, compassion, honesty and community in their place. We have proved it - Together we can and do make a difference!Continue Reading
Yesterday was our junior and senior potter class at ‘Medium Art Studio’ in Burlington. Creativity, laughter, happiness filled the studio and everyone had a chance to work and design together. We made ornaments for families, presents for teachers, fun pottery pieces that brighten anyone’s day.Continue Reading
Next Step - work training program was a great success. Today I want to take the time to thank WORK SAFE Training Inc. for opening their doors and taking the time to train our youth on safety in the work environment. Listening and learning are the perks of being a Project Autism volunteer. Between you and me, knowledge is power :) So this week I watched them do full safety checks on themselves, their environment and the equipment/trucks they were using. It was amazing to see everyone in action. 100% Then the students operate large machinery. Yes, you read that sentence correctly - operated large machinery. They each learned how to drive these huge machines and I was amazed at how good they each were. They remembered all the steps and were able to move forward, backwards, pickup, lift, lower, and stop. This session is a great reminder for us all - The only limits you set are in your mind.Continue Reading
I CAN Learn
ICAN learning classes have officially begun and we are having fun learning about money/finances, therapy dogs, arts and crafts. What will next week be?