Dufferin Wellington 

          FASD

Title

  Helping Beautiful Brains Blossom

Reach For It! is an adapted  recreational program for children and youth  with a high level of supervision, safety and learning for participant This program is inclusive and provides a positive environment for all children. 


Reach For It!  is a recreational group where children and youth experience success and their strengths are recognized.


Core Values:

  1. Children, Youth and Families Living with FASD:  We support children, youth and families living with FASD as they 

       demonstrate and recognize their full potential.  


2.    Partnerships and Collaboration:  We recognize the importance of collaboration and partnerships with agencies, volunteers

       and funders. 


3.    Service Excellence: We provide the best possible service using FASD informed best practice and feedback from our

       participants, volunteers, partners and funders.     


During each REACH For It! program participants are matched with a 1:1 volunteer.  Each volunteer uses an FASD informed approach and understands the accommodations required for success.  The events are adapted to maximize success.  Examples of adaptations include: visual schedules, reducing environmental stimuli, 1:1 support.  Activities are adapted to reduce frustration and increase self esteem.