Show and Shine Street Festival
When: June 8, 2019 from 10 to 2 / Where: 5139 14 Street SW
Join us rain or shine
■ Some of the coolest cars in Calgary
■ Entertainment and activities
■ Food Trucks
■ Raffle draws
■ Snacks, refreshments and bake sale
■ Photo booth
■ Wheelchair accessible drop off and pick up zone
It is that time of year again
Calaway Park is getting ready for another fun filled weekend for
Light Up A Child’s Life at Calaway Park
Saturday, June 1st, 2019 from 9am-7pm, or Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 from 9am-7pm
(with exclusive use of the park from 9am-10am each day)
Priority will be given to current members of Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families.
Wild Rose Brewery is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Calgary Flames cup win with the Yeah Baby! Red Ale, a collaboration brew with Tamarack Brewing
Join Wild Rose Brewery and the Flames Alumni at the taproom on May 25th to reminisce about that magical cup run.
Party Starts at 2:00pm
Earl James Stevenson Band starts at 4:00pm
Proceeds from 473ml can purchases go to Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families
COME JOIN US FOR A COFFEE AND A CONVERSATION ABOUT TRAVEL
Accessible Travel Agent & world traveler, David Lyons-Black,
will be joining us to share his experiences, give tips, and answer questions.
This coffee social is open to anyone raising a child with a disability.
Registration appreciated but not required.
Come join us on
Wednesday, April 24 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Alternative Therapies Night
Our evening will begin with each practitioner providing a 15 minute presentation about the benefits of their therapies for children with cerebral palsy and other neuromotor conditions. There will also be a chance to mingle with the practitioners and ask questions. Please note: The information provided by each practitioner is for informational purposes only. Any opinions, views and therapies are not endorsed by Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families.
Linette Lahey, Cuevas Medic Exercises (CME) Practitioner and Physical Therapist
Linette Lahey is a Physiotherapist and CME practitioner. She assesses and treats children with orthopedic, neurological and developmental conditions and sports injuries. In the fall of 2012, Linette completed training in CME Level 1 and is enjoying using those new skills with her clients.
Renee Gray, ABM NeuroMovement® Practitioner for Children with Special Needs
Renee Gray is a Certified Anat Baniel Method Practitioner specializing in working with Children with Special Needs. The Anat Baniel Method is a science based approach that accesses the power of the brain’s plasticity by providing specific movements and the nine essentials.
Eric Ferron, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner
Practitioner Eric graduated from the New York Feldenkrais Institute after 4 years of studies. In the course of his training, Eric became convinced that somatic education allows everyone to find easy, congruent, organic ways to considerably improve their body coordination, and life, particularly children who are at the age of “natural learning” and show cerebral palsy symptoms.
Abigail Aldridge, Conductive Education Practitioner
Conductive Education focuses on integrating the child's physical, occupational, cognitive and speech goals. The children receive specialized support to move under the guidance of our specialized therapists called ''conductors”. Conductors ensure that a variety of educational psychology tools are implemented to help the child learn new skills.
Where: Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families Community Room
Who: This event is open to anyone raising a child with with a disability
Registration is appreciated but not required. Last minute arrivals always welcome.
Following the February event on Collaborating with Caregivers, as requested by you, we are back with a meet up event for the families and caregivers to meet, get to know each other and network.
The event will be held on April 24th from 6:00 pm - 8:00pm at the Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta, 12001 44 Street SE.
To register for the event, please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/family-caregiver-meet-up-tickets-59861072078
Families are encouraged to bring along the family members they are seeking a caregiver for. The event is free and open to the public, so please feel free to pass it on to those who might be interested in joining.
Coffee and treats provided
Come Join Us for a coffee and a conversation about PAYROLL
We are excited to have special guest: Canada Revenue Agency joining us for a confidential conversation on Tuesday, April 16th at 9:30am. An excellent opportunity to bring any questions to be answered regarding payroll and your FSCD/PDD/AISH contracts.
-how to set up a payroll account
-when to set up a payroll account
-do I need a payroll account
-contract vs. employee
This coffee social is open to anyone raising a child with a disability
Friday April 5th and Saturday April 6th, 2019
CP Kids and Families needs 34 volunteer roles filled for our 2019 charity casino. Some of the roles that need to be filled include:
Count Room Supervisor
Count Room Staff
complete job descriptions here
Join us for a conversation and learning session
· Disability Tax Credit
· Taking care of yourself and protecting your family,
Developing a Care Plan
· Government funding for 18+
· Impacts to social assistance- what not to do
· Estate planning - trustee & guardianship (wills, PD, POA)