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At Toys, Tools and Treasures, we want to help connect you to the kind of information that can help you achieve your goals and improve your quality of life...both personal and professional. We are happy to post information and resources that may be of value to you.

Are you aware of any upcoming courses, conferences or workshops that might be of interest to parents, teachers or therapist? Would you like to share information about community programs or services that you found helpful? Please send us an email with information about the educational event and we will include it on our website. Please include links, brochures and/or registration forms when possible.

COVID-19 FREE ONLINE LEARNING & SUPPORT RESOURCES

Learning without Tears Writing Prompts Free Download
Click here
Scholar's Choice Free Weekly Webinars
Click here
Maker Kids Virtual STEM  Camps
Click here
Maker Kids "Things to do at home with your kids"
Click here
NILD Canada "Help! School is out!  Now What?!?"
Click here
Learning without Tears "Handwriting Lesson - Teaching Proper Crayon Grip"
Click here
Brain Injury Canada "Weekly Challenges During Physical Distancing"
Click here
Brain Injury Canada "A Guide for Mental Health During COVID-19"
Click here
 
CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/EVENTS
 
Concussion Training Course for Parents/Caregivers (E-Learning)
More info here
 
Free Workshop - Calm the Chaos
Stop your child's unwanted behaviour before it even starts
Register here
 
Autism Ontario Articles and Webinars
 
Sensational Brain: Creators of BrainWorks Products
Live Webinars offered; Register here
 
Therapro Webinars
Check out the dates and links here
 
Understanding the Relationship Between Sensory Integration and the Suck-Swallow-Breathe Synchrony Webinar, Watch it here
 
OSOT Upcoming Workshops and Events
 
Help your sensory child like you've never been able to before
Sensory Solutions Classroom
 
Maker Kids TDSB PA Day Camps for 2019-2020
Maker Kids Summer Camps
Use Code EARLYBIRD
Register here
 

Vital Links presents "Building Blocks for Sensory Integration - Live Webinar"

May 16-17, 2020
Register here
May 25-26, 2020 LIVE in Ireland
Register here
 

Defying Gravity: Understanding and Treating Children with Low Tone

March 30-31, 2020 @ Community Options, Edmonton  More info here

September 12-13, 2020 @ PABC, Vancouver  More info here

 

Autism Ontario Webinar for Autistic Adults "Disclosure, Job Searching, and Being Social at Work"

April 15, 2020 from 12:00-1:00pm

Register here

 

Vital Links presents "Therapeutic Listening: Listening with the Whole Body - Live Webinar"

April 18-19, 2020
Register here
April 24-25, 2020 LIVE in Vancouver, WA
Register here
May 18-19, 2020 LIVE in London
Register here
 
NILD Canada presents "Search and Teach Workshop"
April 23-24, 2020
Register here
 
NILD Canada presents "Online Conference 2020 - 20/20 Vision: Empowering Cognitive Skills for Maximum Learning"
April 24-25, 2020
Register here
 

Dynamic Core for Kids Part One: Treating Core Stability in Children with Challenges

April 25-26, 2020 @ Sandford Medical Centre, Fargo  More info here

 

Brain Injury Canada presents "Brain Injury Workshops"

April 29, 2020

Register here

 

The 2020 National Brain Injury Conference - POSTPONED UNTIL

September 23-25, 2020

Ottawa, ON

See here

 

Vital Links Presents a Live Webinar on "Astronaut Training: A Sound Activated Vestibular-Visual Protocol"

May 1-2, 2020

Register here

 

CAPT Annual General Meeting and Conference - CANCELLED

May 1-3, 2020 @ Winnipeg, Manitoba

Register here

 

LDAHH presents "Parents Advocacy Workshops: An Introduction to Advocacy and I.E.P.'s"

Workshop Date: May 4 @ 7-9pm

More info here

 

NILD Canada presents Rx for Reading

Online and onsite May 13 - 23, 2020

Register here

 

Vital Links presents "Posture and Movement"

Online Webinar May 28, 2020

Register here

 

Dynamic Core for Kids Part Two: Stability in Action

May 30-31, 2019 @ Nanaimo Child Development Centre, Nanaimo  

More info here

 

TheraBounce: Rebound Therapy Course Practitioner Level 2

June 18-19, 2020 @Toronto, ON

Course Poster here

More info and register here

 

NILD Canada presents NILD Educational Therapy Level I, II, III courses

June 29-July 31, 2020

Register here

 

CAPT Foundation Play Therapy Training

July 6 - August 14, 2020@ Toronto

More info here

 

Home Educators of New Brunswich - Conference

June 11-12, 2021

More info here

 
COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND PROGRAMS
 
 
Camelot Centre - A Creative Day Program for Intellectually Disabled Adults
 
Community Living Toronto has launched a new travel training app called Discover My Route. The app is designed specifically to help people with an intellectual or developmental disability to use transit with more confidence and independence.
 
 
Jack Hirose & Associates - Offers workshops, conferences and webinars
 
Learning Disabilities Association of Halton offers workshops throughout the year
 
Maker Kids  - Empowering the makers of tomorrow with the skills and mindsets to change the world
 
 
McMaster Children’s Hospital’s offers free workshops for families.  See their catalogue for details.
 
 

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST
Please see below for articles that might interest you.
 
NILD Canada 
 
1-800Contacts.com
 
Integrative Listening Systems
 
Maker Kids CEO
 
Maker Kids
 
(The Hamilton Spectator, Thursday, January 16, 2020)
Lori Borgman, Tribune News Service
 
Heartspace Physical Therapy for Children
Check out Shelley Mannell's blog here
 
(The Toronto Star, Tuesday, October 29, 2019)
Jennifer Breheny Wallace, The Washington Post
 
 
(CBC news)
 
(The Hamilton Spectator, Monday, September, 9, 2019)
Sherry Barrett
 
(The Hamilton Spectator, Monday, September 9, 2019)
Mayo Clinic News Network
 
(The Hamilton Spectator, Tuesday, August 20, 2019)
Adrienne Wichard-Edds, The Washington Post
 
Spring Sensory Issues: Why your child may be worse in the spring
 
Preschool screen time linked to behaviour problems: study
(The Canadian Press, April 17, 2019)
 
How to help your kids form healthy relationships
(The Toronto Star, April 17, 2019)
 
The power of listening to a boy
(The Washington Post, April 11, 2019)
 
Fecal transplant helps improve behaviour in kids with autism
(The Hamilton Spectator, Thursday, April 25, 2019)
 
In a bad mood? Exercise can help.
(The Hamilton Spectator, Saturday, February 16, 2019)
 
5 Ways to teach your kids empathy, according to a neuroscientist
 
These parenting moves make the difference for kids screen time
(The Toronto Star, Thursday, January 10, 2019)
 
No, teenagers are not lazy for sleeping in
(The Toronto Star, Friday, December 28, 2018)
 
Shampoo, toothpaste, soap may be linked to early puberty, study finds
(The Toronto Star, Friday, December 28, 2018)
 
12 tips to make sure family dinners happen
(The Hamilton Spectator, Tuesday, December 11, 2018)
 
Old school toys vs. high-tech gifts: here's some advice
(The Hamilton Spectator, Tuesday, December 11, 2018)
 

 

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