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SASS Meetings & Community Events

Calendar of Events Sept 2022 to June 2023 

Sept. 20 2022      Welcome Back & Meet the Sooke MFCD Case Worker & Update on New Service Model Hub
                               Guest Speaker:  Kimberly Skillings, CYSN Social Worker Ministry of Children & Family Development

Oct. 18 2022        Behavioral Challenges & Working with an Occupational Therapist (OT) 
                               Guest Speaker:  Fran Bitonti, Occupational Therapist SD62

Nov. 15 2022        Navigating Education & Maximizing Your Child's Success
                                Guest Speaker: Linda Lamers, District Vice Principal Inclusive Education SD62 
                                Guest Speaker: Veronika Kurucz, Inclusion Coach Inclusive Education SD62 
                                Distribution of the Holiday Care & Craft Packages

Nov. 22 2022        Festival of Trees Family Event

                                Come help us decorate the SASS-sponsored Tree at the Festival of Trees at Seaparc from 6 - 8 pm
                                Music, Food & Ornament-making onsite available by Searparc & the Sooke Lions
                                Also, enjoy a swim or skate compliments of SASS!

December            Community Events (No Meeting)            
                                Sensory Santa Family Photos
- December 9th 2022
Jan. 17 2023         Understanding Assessments & "Free to Me" Give Away Night!   
                                Guest Speaker: Meris Hopkins, M.A. Behavioural Consultant - Blossom Behaviour Services
                                Guest Speaker: Shara Yule, Behavioural Interventionist - Blossom Behaviour Services

Feb. 21 2023         Financial & Estate Planning Needs for Special Needs Family
                                Guest Speaker: Vicki Cook, Financial Advisor - Echelon Wealth Partners

Mar. 21 2023        Swim Therapy for Children with ASD
                                Guest Speaker: Corrina Robb

April 2023              AUTISM ACCEPTANCE MONTH

                                 SASS SibShops & SibTeens 4 Weekly Sessions! 
                                 SASS Free Family Swim Event 

ril 18 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

                                 April 22 Sookapalooza SASS Information, Draw Basket & Epicure Fundraiser 

May 1 2023           SASS EMCS Scholarship Applications due at EMCS Today 

May 6 2023           Annual Bottle Drive Fundraiser 10-2 pm under the Seaparc Sign

May 16 2023         Sooke Options for Community Living (SOCLA) - Learn more about their Day & Summer Programs
                                Guest Speaker:  Rod Holt, Executive Director SOCLA

June 2023             Summer Break for SASS Members & Planning Time for the SASS Executive
July 2023
August 2023



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