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Look for our new links for Secondary School students and their parents on the Education Links page of this web site.
We have added new links on many of the Homework Helper and Resource pages.  

ABC Peel Parent Support 

For a full listing of all the ways to contact ABC Peel go to Contact Us


ABC Peel PARENTS' NIGHT MEETING - Thursday May 25th, 2017

Identification, Placement & Review Committee Process

Question & Answer Night

Do you have questions about the IPRC process at the Peel DSB or Dufferin-Peel CDSB?

  • What is it?
  • What is gifted identification?
  • Who will be there?
  • How do I prepare?
  • Placement options
  • Regulation 181/98?
  • ISRC?
  • Appeal?
  • Not happy with the decision?

Don’t sign anything until you know the facts. We’ll help you understand the process and your rights.

If you’ve been there, done that, please join us and share your experience with others.

Date: Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Location: Inglewood Room, Peel District School Board, HJA Brown Education Centre, 5650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (enter parking off Matheson)

Please RSVP to https://goo.gl/forms/sBNpnPbc0dy2cDOp2, if you plan to attend.

Click here for a copy of the Program Flyer in pdf format.



ABC Peel PARENTS' NIGHT MEETING - Wednesday November 30th, 2016

Parents’ Night: Meet & Greet, Network

Please join us to learn about ABC, to share your experiences and good news, get and give advice, and exchange ideas and thoughts about IEPs, IPRCs, CCAT, GRS, ELC and much more. Meet other members of ABC Peel and parents of gifted children. Bring a friend.

Date: Wednesday November 30th, 2016

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Location: Inglewood Room, Peel District School Board, HJA Brown Education Centre, 5650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (enter parking off Matheson)

Please RSVP to https://goo.gl/forms/aem896dm8B79m2fz2, if you plan to attend.

Click here for a copy of the Program Flyer in pdf format.


ABC Peel PARENTS' NIGHT MEETING - Thursday September 29th, 2016

A Discussion on IEPs
(Individual Education Plans)

Join us for a discussion on the development of an IEP for students identified as gifted or in ISELP 

Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) have many benefits for students. When they are done right, they provide students with customized learning environments, modifications and accommodations.

If you have questions or advice to share with others please join us. Share your views, offer advice. Find out what has worked for others. Learn about the issues and controversies.

Date: Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Time: 7:15 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Location: Inglewood Room, Peel District School Board, HJA Brown Education Centre, 5650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (enter parking off Matheson)

Please RSVP to https://goo.gl/forms/T0CynF3uTP4mLsPE2, if you plan to attend.

Click here for a copy of the Program Flyer in pdf format.



ABC Peel PARENTS' NIGHT MEETING - Thursday March 24th, 2016

Self Esteem Building & Positive Thinking

Alison Pryce from the Canadian Mental Health Association of Peel Region will give a general overview of the factors which affect mental health; self-esteem, stress, attitude, and social support; along with an action plan to improve all areas. This is not specific to gifted.

Date: Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. 

Location: Mississauga Room, lower level, Peel District School Board, HJA Brown Education Centre, 5650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (enter parking off Matheson)

Please RSVP to http://goo.gl/forms/dLuCj51j8h, if you plan to attend.

Click here for a copy of the Program Flyer in pdf format.



   

ABC Peel PARENTS' NIGHT MEETING - Thursday January 28th, 2016

Natalie Orenchuk-Tomiuk Msw., Rsw., Bsw., B.A.

Natalie is a child development consultant, psychotherapist and trainer. She has extensive experience with special needs children, teens and adults. Specializing in Gifted and Dual Diagnosis such as LD/ADD/ADHD, Aspergers and high-functioning Autism.

Natalie will present from research and her many years of working with gifted children and gifted families, how to best deal with the many challenging aspects of parenting and working with gifted children and teens.

Natalie's presentation will include issues such as:

  • How to support a gifted child's major socio-emotional, intellectual, cognitive and physical needs.
  • Which complexity requires immediate priority attention and intervention (i.e. socio-emotional, academic, intellectual/cognitive or physical).
  • Which methods are most helpful for gifted children during a particular developmental phase, such as, underachievement, depressive, sad episodes or when they are experiencing fears and anxiety.
  • How to assist a gifted child's potential with encouragement, support and challenge and maintain their growth and maturation.

Date: Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Location: Mississauga Room, lower level, Peel District School Board, HJA Brown Education Centre, 5650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (enter parking off Matheson)

Please RSVP to http://goo.gl/forms/NwnCpGswLK, if you plan to attend.

Click here for a copy of the Program Flyer in pdf format.



   

ABC Peel PARENTS' NIGHT MEETING - Thursday October 29th, 2015

Identification, Placement & Review Committee Process

Question & Answer Night

Do you have questions about the IPRC process at the Peel DSB or Dufferin-Peel CDSB?

  • What is it?
  • What is gifted identification?
  • Who will be there?
  • How do I prepare?
  • Placement options
  • Regulation 181/98?
  • ISRC?
  • Appeal?
  • Not happy with the decision?

Don’t sign anything until you know the facts. We’ll help you understand the process and your rights.

If you’ve been there, done that, please join us and share your experience with others.

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Location: Inglewood Room, Peel District School Board, HJA Brown Education Centre, 5650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (enter parking off Matheson)

Please RSVP to http://goo.gl/forms/oGcLbBuvYI, if you plan to attend.

Click here for a copy of the Program Flyer in pdf format.



ABC Peel PARENTS' NIGHT MEETING - Thursday September 24th, 2015

Meet, Greet and Network

Please join us to share your experiences and good news, get and give advice, and exchange ideas and thoughts about IEPs, IPRCs, CCAT, GRS, ELC and much more. Meet other members of ABC Peel and parents of gifted children. Bring a friend.

To RSVP  Click Here , space is limited.

Date: Thursday, September 24th 2015

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Location: Inglewood Room, Peel District School Board, HJA Brown Education Centre, 5650 Hurontario Street, Mississauga (enter parking off Matheson)

Click here for a copy of the Program Flyer in pdf format.