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Windsor Ed Mahony Positive Advocacy

Autism Ontario - SW Potential Programme

Saturday, 5 November 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

Windsor Ed Mahony Positive Advocacy

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# Parents/caregivers attending 4 Nov 2016 Free  
# of Professionals/Students 4 Nov 2016 Free  

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Ed Mahoney, Working With Schools To

Support Students with Special Needs


Workshop: Saturday November 5th, 2016 

9:00 am to 5:00pm


PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BROWN BAG LUNCH (drinks will be supplied)


Personal Consultation: **Sunday, November 6, 2016 (by appointment only)


** NOTE: Ed will be available for a limited number of individual, fee for service consultations Sunday, November 6, 2016 if you are interested please email Ed directly at

The consultation fee is $60 an hour tax included.   

This workshop explores what you really need to know to work with educational staff to meet your child's needs and foster growth including:

  • Special education legislation
  • What really counts in the Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • The Identification, Placement And Review Committee (IPRC)
  • Understanding the reality of Ontario schools
  • Approaches to working with staff that really work
  • Meetings
  • The legal framework surrounding special education: The Special Education Tribunal & The Ontario Human Rights Commission - Review of key decisions
  • Secondary schools

Presenter Biography:
Ed Mahony is a Special Education Resource Teacher in Hamilton, Ontario. He also has over 20 years of experience teaching educators and parents about ASD, special needs, avoiding crisis behaviour and advocacy strategies in colleges and other agencies throughout Ontario.   


NOTE: This workshop
is intended to be a learning opportunity for parents and professionals and,
therefore, it is not appropriate to bring children to this event. Childcare will not be provided.

Thank you for understanding. 


Due to allergies and sensitivities, please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, aftershave, or scented products such as hairspray or lotion.



versiun français


Comme certaines personnes souffrent d'allergies et d'intolérances diverses, nous vous demandons de ne pas utiliser de parfum, d'eau de Cologne, de lotion aprèsrasage ni de produits parfumés comme les fixatifs, les lotions pour le corps


Marti Lussier, Coordonnatrice des événements communautaire

226-787-0333 ou

Vous désirez parler à quelqu’un en français? 416-246-9592, poste 239 ou


Have questions about Windsor Ed Mahony Positive Advocacy? Contact Autism Ontario - SW Potential Programme

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Gino Marcus Centre
1168 Drouillard Rd
Windsor, ON

Saturday, 5 November 2016 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Autism Ontario - SW Potential Programme

The Southwest region includes: Autism Ontario Windsor - Essex ( and vicinity), Chatham and Sarnia - Lambton -Middlesex -London (and vicinity ), Perth and Huron ( Goderich , Clinton, Stratford and surrounding areas ), and Bruce -Grey (Owen Sound - Kincardine and vicinity).
Marti Lussier, Community Events Coordinator
226-787-0333 or
To speak to someone in French?
416-246-9592 ext 239 or

 Frequently Asked Questions 

1) Do I need to print tickets or confirmations received by email to attend this event? No, you have nothing to print. Upon your arrival, you must present yourself at the registration desk . You will be asked your name and the number of people accompanying you. That's it!

2) Do I need proof of diagnosis? No, it is not necessary. Introduce yourself to the registry office and enjoy the activity .

3) Is there an entry in the cost of the activity? Almost all activities are free , because the fees are paid by the potential program , Autism Ontario , in partnership with the Department of Services for Children and Youth . If there are costs to pay, this will be indicated on the registration page when you select the number of tickets you need.

4) Do I need to be a member of Autism Ontario to register and participate? No. Being a member gives you access to other interesting possibilities, but the activities proposed under the Potential Programme are open to all families with children under 18 living with ASD in Ontario

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