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Support Network for Parents that have Children with special needs

What is Reach's Parent Support Network

The Parent Network’s primary function is to provide support for parents that have children with special needs between the ages of 0-18.

It has two main components:

  • Sharing pertinent information
  • Connecting parents with other parents
New Parent Orientation Program

This program helps families whose children have recently received a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder to gain understanding of the diagnosis, receive information on different treatment methods on autism, grasp the ever-changing government services and programs, and find available resources in their community.

Delta Connex Parent Peer Group:

The parent group is an opportunity for parents with children who have ADHD, FASD or other complex behaviors to come together. At the group, you can learn and reflect on your life as a parent of children that may behave in ways that are unexpected and a challenge to understand. You will gain insight in building positive relationships, celebrating your children and focus on your emotional well being. We provide a welcoming and safe environment to share experiences, knowledge and offer support to each other. This group is led by a trained facilitator.

Reach Parent Support Group:

The parent group is an opportunity for parents with children who have ADHD or other complex behaviors to come together. At the group, you can learn and reflect on your life as a parent of children that may behave in ways that are unexpected and a challenge to understand. You will gain insight in building positive relationships, celebrating your children and focus on your emotional well being. We provide a welcoming and safe environment to share experiences, knowledge and offer support to each other. This group is led by a trained facilitator.

Delta Down Syndrome Support Group meeting:

OUR GOALS ARE: To provide guest speakers (Reach therapists, community professionals, and other programs) to discuss common issues.

  • To provide support and information to families in Delta who
    have a child with Down Syndrome
  • To help connect parents of children with Down Syndrome
  • To provide monthly meetings for parents and their children
  • To provide on-site child minding while you attend the
    Discussion
Reach New Autism Diagnosis Support Group:

New Parent Orientation is a program to help families whose children have recently received a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder to gain an understanding of the diagnosis, receive information on different treatment methods on autism, grasp the ever-changing government services and programs, and find available resources in their community.

Punjabi Speaking Parent Support Group.

Facilitated by Monisha Jassi, Positive Behavioural Support Consultant. Are you a Punjabi speaking parent of a child with special needs? You are invited to join our parent support group to connect with other parents and enjoy a caring community of support. To give parents an opportunity to:

    • Share stories and support one another in a safe non-judgmental environment.
    • To discuss and connect parents to resources in the community.
    • To answer questions related to parenting, community resources, and funding etc.

Strawberry Hill Library meeting room

7399 122nd Street Surrey

Last Thursday of each month 12:15-1:45

Please call or email to Pre-register: Monisha Jassi 604-946-6622 Ext.315

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