We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming meetings. 

Come meet other participants in a casual, relaxed, and supportive setting at 7 PM for an optional social time.  Our discussion time will start at 7:30 PM and end at 9:00 PM.  You are welcome to attend one or both.

The A-Team created it’s ‘ways of meeting together’  as principles and practices for creating a safe and inclusive space to gather, learn and build relationships.  Click here to view.

Upcoming Schedule

21

March 2024

Private A Team Meeting (virtual)

Topic: : Managing Anxiety with guest speaker Bridget O’Hagan


7:00pm Social Time (Optional)

7:30pm  Discussion

18

April 2024

Private A Team Meeting (in-person-location eXTEND-A-FAMILY 91 MOORE AVE KITCHENER)

Topic: Food, Autism & Cooking


7:00pm  Social Time (Optional)

7:30pm  Discussion

 

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16

May 2024

Private A Team Meeting (in-person-location eXTEND-A-FAMILY 91 MOORE AVE KITCHENER)

Topic: TBD


7:00pm  Social Time (Optional)

7:30pm  Discussion

20

June 2024

Private A Team Meeting (IN-PERSON-location Victoria Park, KITCHENER)

End of year picnic at Victoria Park.


7:00pm 

 

Past Meetings

SPRING 2022
  • Emerging from the Pandemic
  • Healthcare {with special guest speaker} – Understanding the System and Sharing Experiences
  • Feedback and planning session
WINTER 2022 THEME: Meaningful Contributions
  • Gifts, Strengths, Interests and Passions
  • Volunteering
  • Employment/Entrepreneurship
FALL 2021 THEME: Mental Wellness
  • Mental Health for Overall Wellbeing
  • Using the Arts as a Coping Strategy
  • Topic: Mindfulness with special guest, Danette Adams
  • Challenges of the Holiday Season
Fall 2020 – Spring 2021 Session
  • Check In
  • Sleep
  • Unspoken Social Rules Online
  • Holiday Season Check In
  • Managing Feelings
  • Body Language and other Non-Verbal Communication
  • Describing Autism – Language and Terminology
  • Managing Challenges with Executive Function with guest speaker, Nicola Bywater, of Mayhem Management
  • Building Better Friendships
  • A Team Social & Feedback Session
Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 Session
  • Leadership
  • Grief & Acceptance Guest Speaker: Cristina Stanger
  • Work & Networking Guest Speaker: Timothy Ninomiya
  • Behavioral Finance & Budgeting Guest Speaker: Daniel Austin
  • Boundary Setting
  • Communication & Confidence Guest Speaker: Wendy Newbery
  • Checking in, How are you doing?
  • A Team Social & Feedback Session