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    November 28, 2019
    April 2, 2020
    May 21, 2020
    6:30 - 8:30 pm

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    Has your child with Down syndrome received a secondary diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (DSAT) invites you to attend a group in partnership with the MNjcc. Meet other families, share strategies and find support to help your child achieve their full potential! Discussion topics may include communication, education, social services, daily living skills and more.

    For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    Bust a Move Dance Party December 21, 2019
    5:00  - 6:30 pm 

    Come out once a month to meet new people, dance, and have fun! For youth 16-30 with developmental disabilities and/or ASD, and open to all. Dance party facilitated by Bust a Move Dance!

    Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

    Ages 16+ 

    Fee: $10/drop-in

    Register for the December 21 event here.

    Register for February 22, 2020

    Register for April 25, 2020

    Settlers of Catan board game with the pieces laid out Mondays, October 28 - December 16, 2019
    (Ages 15-30) 6:15 - 8:15pm

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    A sister program to Dungeons & Dragons designed for teens and young adults with developmental disabilities and/or ASD but open to all. Engage in other table top games & develop gaming and social skills with the Dream Weavers Collective and Level Up Gaming Canada. For more information, contact Liviya Mendelsohn at (416) 924-6211 x330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

     

    Fee: $400

    3% CIF plus HST charges apply

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    Mondays, January 13 - March 9, 2020
    (Ages 16-30) 6:00 - 8:30pm

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    Dive into the world of Dungeons & Dragons in this fantasy and fiction storytelling game with the Dream Weavers Collective and Level Up Gaming Canada. Collaborative storytelling is the core activity. We will safely mediate and explore identity, empathy, agency and reflexivity.

    Contact Dream Weavers Collective at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for pre-registration and program information.

    Designed for teens and young adults with developmental disabilities and/or ASD but open to all.

     

    Fee: $400 

    3% CIF plus HST charges apply

     

    a three dimensional sheet of music with floating lights in front of itMondays, February 24 - March 30, 2020
    7:00-9:00 pm

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    Do you love musical theatre? Have you always wanted to learn to perform your favourite Broadway songs? If so, we invite you to join us for our accessible musical theatre program! Access-First Musical Theatre is a collaborative musical theatre program that embraces the diverse needs and talents of performers with developmental disabilities and ASD (ages 18-30). Together we will learn to tell stories through song and dance, with a final showcase performance for friends and family!

    $225
    For more info, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To register, call the Info Desk at 416-924-6211 ext. 0.

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    Mondays, January 13 - February 24, 2020 
    (Ages 16-29) 4:30 - 8:30 pm

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    Designed for young adults with developmental disabilities and/or ASD and open to all. Cook, meet new people and gain valuable customer service experience. Make and share dinner each night and prepare healthy snacks to sell in the Fitness Centre. Keep the proceeds from your sales and learn how to keep your fridge stocked with Dream Weavers: An Occupational Therapy Collective.

    Fee: $375
    For more information, please contact: Liviya Mendelsohn (416) 924-6211 x330; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

     

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    Come out on the first and third Thursday of the month (with some variation – check dates*) to meet new people, connect and hang out. Programs designed by the Youth Advisory Access Committee and are for you, by you. Karaoke, movie nights, pottery, crafts, improv, bowling, dancing and more! For youth 16-30 with developmental disabilities and/or ASD, but open to all. Group is facilitated.

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    an illustrated male character surrounded by pieces of games and objectsMondays, January 13 - March 23, 2020 (no class February 17)
    6:30-8:30 PM

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    This program is for teens and young adults with disabilities to learn collaborative storytelling and the fundamentals of role-playing and world building games in a group setting. Run by the Dream Weavers Collective and Level Up Gaming in partnership with the MNjcc.

    For more info, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To register, 416-924-6211 ext. 0.

    Comedian Courtney GilmourSundays, October 27 - December 1, 2019 (No Class November 17)
    2:30- 4:30 pm

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    Have you always wanted to try stand up comedy? If you are a person with a disability who loves to
    make people laugh, our 2-part Stand-up Comedy and Disability program is for you! Taught by
    comedian Courtney Gilmour (Just For Laughs, CBC, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network), part 1 will teach you
    the basics of joke writing and how to use humour to talk difference and explore your disability
    experience. ASL interpretation available!

    For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (416) 924-6211 x335. 

    For adults 18+

    Fee: $165 

    3% CIF plus HST may apply

     

    a woman with dark straight shoulder length hair smiles calmly into the camera, she is against a white wallSundays, January 12 - February 9, 2020
    2:30 - 4:30 PM

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    Have you always wanted to try stand up comedy? If you are a person with a disability who loves to make people laugh, our 2-part Stand-up Comedy &Disability program is for you! Taught by comedian Courtney Gilmour (Just For Laughs, CBC, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network), Part 2 will build on Part 1 to develop your material into a 5-7 minute set. Class will culminate in a live performance! ASL interpretation available.

    Fee: $165

    3% CIF plus HST may apply

    The Citizenship Project: Election Edition against a backdrop of colourful silhouettes of faces Wednesdays, October 16, 2019 - March 5, 2020
    (Ages 18-30) 7:00 - 9:00pm

    The Citizenship Project is a program for young adults (18-30) with developmental disabilities who want
    to learn more about advocacy, city issues and how to get involved in their communities.

    For more information, please contact Liviya Mendelsohn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (416) 924-6211 x330.

    Fee: $300

    3% CIF plus HST charges apply

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    Contact & Info

    750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

    Phone: 416.924.6211
    Fax: 416.924.0422
    Email: info@mnjcc.org

    Charitable Registration Number:
    140344243 RR0001