Category Archives: News

Employment Advice Column: The Online Virtual Job Interview During COVID19 and Beyond

Dear Joanna I have applied online for a warehouse job at one of the large box store’s distribution centre with the help of my Reena job coach. And I have great news – I have a job interview. But for … Continue reading

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Employment Advice Column: Looking for work during COVID-19

Dear Joanna, I will be graduating high school this year from the special education stream. Because of COVID-19, all of my courses are online right now, and last year,  I completed a co-op placement in a local grocery store last … Continue reading

Employment Advice Column: A new workforce reality: Working from Home

Dear Joanna Due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, our team has been working from home. Although we have online meetings, and chat on the phone with colleagues,  it’s isolating and I miss the informal and fun conversations with co-workers, especially … Continue reading

Outreach Spring Session – Reschedule

Dear Outreach Participants and Families, Due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, our Sunday Spring Session that was scheduled for March 22, 2020 has been postponed till Sunday, April 19, 2020, at the usual time from 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm, … Continue reading

“Making the Picture Clearer” Event Cancellation

COVID 19 Coronavirus Update – Day Programs and Visitors

Reena is committed to doing everything we can to protect the health and safety of our individuals, their families, our staff and volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to monitor all directives and implemented our emergency health procedures over … Continue reading

COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update- Reena Community Participation Day Programs

Reena is continuing to closely monitor the concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19) and has taken several precautionary measures for the health and safety of our individuals, staff and community.  At this time, the community participation day programs at the Battle … Continue reading

Reena – March Break Participants COVID 19 Precautions March 15th, 2020

At Reena, the health and well-being of our individuals, staff, and community is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are committed to being responsive as the situation evolves. … Continue reading

COVID 19 Corona Virus Update – March 13th, 2020

At Reena, the health and well-being of our individuals, staff, and community is our top priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and are committed to being responsive as the situation evolves. … Continue reading

Events Are Proceeding as Planned – “Making the Picture Clearer” Conference

  As of this date, the scheduled ‘Making the Picture Clearer’ Events are proceeding as planned on April 28th & 29th, 2020 and we are closely monitoring this issue and making precautionary measures to ensure the safety of our event … Continue reading

BERNARD BETEL CENTRE EXPANDS MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM with Reena

The Bernard Betel Centre food services department has expanded their Meals on Wheels program, moving to the Reena, Toby and Henry Battle Developmental Centre located in Vaughan. “We are a leader in the province and nationally in terms of influencing … Continue reading

Conference Registration is Open – COMPLEX HEALTH CARE ISSUES – INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CONFERENCE

Please see attached registration flyers for the “Making the Picture Clearer”  Complex Health Care Issues – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. There are three events: April 28th – for Direct Support Professionals, PSWs – also appropriate for Supervisors – CLICK HERE … Continue reading

Empowering Family Caregivers to Improve Health Care Communication

We are reaching out on behalf of the Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities (H-CARDD) Program at CAMH. Families play a key role in supporting adults with developmental disabilities (DD) to manage their health. How can parents and siblings … Continue reading

Complex Health Care Issues – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Conference

April 28-29, 2020 Registration opens soon! Toronto is the host for the American Neurological Association Annual Conference at the end of April. It is our pleasure to partner with Surrey Place and the Azrieli Foundation to host a conference on … Continue reading