Orientation/ Training

All  volunteers are required to attend at least one orientation seminar during the year. These fun and interactive seminars will be given by professional trainers and therapists.

Focus topics are:
Behavior management
Non-verbal communication
What is Autism?
What is Bi-polar?
What is Down Syndrome?
Facilitated play groups

At each orientation and training session, professional therapists will present interactive workshops about children with special needs. Volunteers will have the opportunity to share ideas and gain knowledge related to their role as friend and mentor of their charges.

At these events you will also have the opportunity to share ideas and knowledge with other volunteers.  Guaranteed to be great opportunities to learn, discuss and … yes, eat.