BACI News and Events for May 18, 2017

BACI EVENTS AND UPDATES:

 

State Farm Neighbourhood Assist Therapeutic Riding Program

BACI Self-Advocate Group:  The group has finished their anti-bullying guide and is planning a launch event.  Please see THE FLYER for more information about the group.  If you have any questions, please call the Advisors Gerry Juzenas or Gregg Schiller at 604-299-7851 or e-mail: GreggSchiller@shaw.ca.
WHEN: Monday, May 22, 10:30 am – Noon. 
WHERE: Boardroom, BACI Still Creek, 2702 Norland Avenue, Burnaby

BACI Children’s Music Appreciation South Burnaby– Music on Mondays: Family fun for young children with action songs and a music sing-a-long for families lead by a registered music therapist.  Please see THE POSTER for more information or contact Susan Kwan: susanstkwan@gmail.com or 604.720.0028.
WHEN: Monday, June 5, 6:00pm  – 7:00 pm
WHERE: Family Gathering Place, 7716 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby

BACI Chinese Parent Support Group:  A family networking group that helps to develop services and support for autistic persons and to raise awareness of autism in the Chinese community. Please see THE POSTER for more information or contact John Tsang: john_tsang2000@yahoo.ca or 604-928-8289.
WHEN:  Saturday, June 10, 6:30 pm  – 8:30 pm.
WHERE:  Family Gathering Place, 7716 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby

BACI Children’s Music Appreciation North Burnaby – Music on Mondays: Family fun for young children with action songs and a music sing-a-long for families lead by a registered music therapist. Please see THE POSTER for more information or contact Susan Kwan: susanstkwan@gmail.com or 604.720.0028.
WHEN:  Monday, June 19, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
WHERE:   Brentwood Park Plus Daycare, 1455 Delta Avenue, Burnaby

KUDOZ:   Kudoz is a catalogue of hundreds of splendid learning experiences for folks with cognitive disability to learn, grow, and develop a better understanding and awareness about themselves. Find out more about KUDOZ, a BACI hosted and sponsored initiative, at THE WEBSITE and view upcoming events at THE FACEBOOK page.


Don’t forget that the BACI Family EVENTS CALENDAR  is updated frequently and that all current and past E-newsletters are archived at our BLOGSITE

 

Events of interest for Burnaby Families: 

 

PosAbilites Family Support Network Meeting: Guest Speaker Shannan Singh will explore what mindfulness is, how it can be helpful for you and techniques for self care. See THE WEBSITE for more information.
WHEN: Thursday, May 25, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
WHERE: PosAbilities Head Office, 240 – 4664 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby

Epilepsy Education Day: This event offers four engaging presentations by experts in the field, lunch and a visit to Van Dusen Gardens for only $5. For more information and the register go to THE WEBSITE.
WHEN: Saturday, May 27, 8:45 am – 1:00 pm
WHERE: Van Dusen Gardens, Floral Hall, 5251 Oak St, Vancouver

Chinese Christian Ministry (CCM) Special Needs Support Group: This month’s meeting features music therapist Herman Chow. Workshops are in Cantonese with Mandarin translation. Please see THE FLYER for more information. Group goals are outlined in the MINISTRY PAMPHLET.
WHEN:  Monday, May 29th, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
WHERE:  CCM Ministry, Burnaby’s Crystal Mall, 4500 KingswayBurnaby, Second Floor

Chinese Christian Ministry (CCM) Special Needs Resource Fair: CCM is hosting a resource fair with workshops and information booths. Come meet your BACI family services team Rachel Goddyn and John Tsang who will be at the BACI booth. See THE POSTER for more information
WHEN:  Saturday, June 3rd , 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
WHERE:  CCM Ministry, Burnaby’s Crystal Mall, 4500 KingswayBurnaby, Second Floor

Disability Pride Celebration and March: Celebrate the full citizenship of Canadians of all abilities. All people are welcome. Route is from Richmond Cultural Centre Plaza to Brighouse Park. Free pancakes and music to follow. See THE WEBSITE or call 604-777-9100 for more information.
WHEN: Thursday, June 15, 10:00 am
WHERE: Richmond Cultural Center Plaza, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond.

Inspired By Love: Inclusion BC’s annual general meeting and conference is four days of inspiration and education on intellectual disability and inclusion. Inclusion BC is a province wide community living organization working toward full citizenship for all. Check out THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE for information on speakers, sessions and activities.
WHEN: June 14 – June 17
WHERE: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond

 

Links of interest for Burnaby Families:

 

Canadian National AccessAbility Week: May 28 – June 3 is a week for Canadians to promote inclusion and accessibility in our communities. Learn about projects and initiatives on THE WEBSITE, on TWITTER, or FACEBOOK.

Zajac Ranch: Zajac Ranch provides  fully inclusive summer camps for adults as well as children. Camps are full accessible to individuals with medical conditions and disabilities.

Camp Spectacular: Burnaby Parks and Rec and BACI join to offer a summer day camp for children and youth with developmental disabilities. There will be swimming, cooking and day trips. See THE LEISURE GUIDE for more information.

Burnaby Parks and Recreation Spring 2017/Summer 2017 Programs: Access the Adapted Programs brochure from the Burnaby Park and Rec Website.

 


Burnaby Parent Support Resources & Groups:  BACI Family Support has put together a listing of organizations that support families who live in the Burnaby region with on-going in-person support or on-line support.  You can find this list at the Family Support & Advocacy site WEBSITE with a short explanation of the type of support available.

BACI Family Information and Support contacts
Rachel Goddyn:  (Cell) 778.386.4046  – Workshops & Newsletter
John Tsang: (Cell) 604.928.8289 – Chinese Parent Support Group
Susan Kwan:  (Cell) 604.720.0028 – Music on Mondays

BACI Family Information and Support
Family Gathering Place
7716 Royal Oak Avenue
Burnaby, BC V5J 4K4
web: www.gobaci.com and www.family.gobaci.com