Black History Month has been officially recognized in Canada since 1995, when the Honourable Jean Augustine, the first Black female Parliamentarian in Canada, introduced a motion in the House of Commons.
Throughout this month, CTN has been sharing stories and content that highlights Canadian Black history, celebrates diversity and focuses on the challenges and triumphs of Black families in the disability community on our social media channels (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter).
Celebrations like Black History Month offer us an opportunity to engage in ongoing conversations around the importance of equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility that stretch well beyond a specific month or day in the year. We look forward to continue improving our efforts to amplify the voices that need to be heard and create space for the stories that need to be told so we can reflect the communities we so proudly serve. This is the beauty of diversity.
If you have a link or content you think we should share online, please email Heather Oliver-Hamilton firstname.lastname@example.org.
Engaging Minds Learning Group - Sensory Sensitive Haircuts - Collingwood
Sensory Friendly Haircuts once a month on Mondays starting December 6th, 2021. Haircuts are priced at $25 (regardless of age).
For individuals who are more hesitant, please, book a 15 min gradual spot which will allow time for the individual to come sit in the room, play with toys and slowly increase tolerance to the sensory elements of the haircut process (water spray, sounds of buzzer if used, sound and feel of scissors).
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