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Registration opens Dec 1, 2016 - 10am
Children with ASD, ages 6 and up, with higher needs are invited to attend 10-weeks of private karate class in Brampton.
This is a beginner program for individuals with ASD with increased difficulties. Participants will work on following group instruction, develop basic movement skills. The goal is for the participant to have the physical skills and fitness ability to participate in physical activities and to have fun!
**Parents must participate with their children in this group one on one**
**Optional Info Session** Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 10:00am
Sunday, Jan 15, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
Sunday, Jan 29, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
Sunday, Feb 5, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
Sunday, Feb 19, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am *long weekend*
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
Sunday, Mar 19, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 - 1030am - 1120am
**Please note there is no class on Sunday, Mar 12 due to March break**
- 10x sessions
- Karate uniform for each student (theirs to keep) (For new students only)
This event is open to children with ASD only, ages 6+, no exceptions, and caregivers must remain present.
Spaces are limited. Pre-registration is required.
Supervision of children/youth at this Social Learning Opportunity is the sole responsibility of parents/guardians and caregivers; childcare will not be provided. Caregivers must remain present.
Due to allergies and sensitivities, please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, aftershave, or scented products such as hairspray or lotion.
Refunds will not be issued for cancellations after Jan 8, 2017 at 5pm.
What do I need to do before sessions begin?
- There is an optional meet/greet information session on Sunday, Jan 8th at 10:00am. During this time families will be able to fill out the in house waiver form, view the facility (parking, change rooms, waiting area), meet instructors, and get sized for uniforms. *You must fill out an in-home waiver form and have a uniform to participate*
What If I need to bring my other children with me to the classes?
- If you will be bringing a sibling to wait with you while your child with ASD participates in the karate class, please ensure that the sibling is not interrupting or distracting the karate classes.
- If you are assisting your child with ASD during the session, please ensure you have another adult with you to supervise the sibling in the waiting room. Siblings CANNOT be in the dojo/classroom. Siblings cannot be left unattended in the waiting room.
Where can I park?
- Parking can be located at the Nelson Square Parking Garage, in behind The Brampton Academy of Martial Arts, which is also where the main entrance is as well. It is on Diplock Lane, which is off of George St just north of Queen St. During the day the first hour is free, then it is $1 per half hour. After 7pm and on weekends it is free. Here is a link for parking areas: http://www.brampton.ca/EN/residents/Parking/Pages/municipal-parking-garages.aspx
When & Where
Autism Ontario - Central West Region
Autism Ontario's Central West Region includes:
- Halton (including Burlington, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville and surrounding areas)
- Peel (including Brampton, Mississauga, Orangeville and surrounding areas)
- Waterloo (including Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and surrounding areas)
- Wellington (including Guelph and surrounding areas)
1.) Do I need to print out ticket or email confirmations to attend this event?
For most of our events there is no need to print anything, unless the event specifies otherwise. When you arrive at the event, you will have to check in at the registration desk. You will be asked for your name and how many people are attending with you. That's all.
2.) Do I need to bring proof of diagnosis?
No, not needed. Again, just check in at the registration desk and enjoy the event.
3.) Is there a cost to attend this event?
Most of our events are free of charge because the cost is covered by Autism Ontario's Potential Programme, in partnership with Ontario’s Ministry of Children & Youth Services and the local Autism Ontario Chapter. If there is a cost, you will see it on the registration page when you select how many ticket you want.
4.) Do I need to be a member of Autism Ontario to register and participate?
No. While membership does provide other great opportunities, events provided through Autism Ontario’s Potential Programme are open to all families of children with ASD, under the age of 18, who reside in Ontario.
Community Event Coordinator - Central West Region
1179 King Street West, Ste 4
Toronto ON M6K 3C5