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Mental Health Matters: Community is Key

As we head into the summer after a rollercoaster of a year, the Health and Wellness team is looking towards September. What will the fall look like? What supports will our community need? This past year our teachers and staff at Allenby have done an amazing job providing support, learning goals, and a smiling face […]

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Mental Health Matters – Summer Resources

As we begin to get ready for the summer break, we wanted to share with you the “Well Being” resource guide provided by the TDSB professional support services team. This guide includes links to a comprehensive list of: TDSB programs and services Mental health supports Youth resources Summer programs & activities Ideas to help keep your child active […]

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Mental Health Matters: Healthy Tech Use

As shared in the newsletter a couple of weeks ago, we have planned a follow-up discussion on “Healthy Tech Use” for the April 21st APA Meeting. We have already received some excellent feedback on some of the challenges families are facing when trying to implement changes in their homes. If you have not already done […]

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Tech Health The APA’s goal is to begin a dialogue within our parent community to help families support their children in building healthy tech habits. As we receive feedback from parents, on things they’re trying at home, we will share them with you. Started the “child accounts” on the iPad to set limits on usage. […]

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Tech Health Although many parents have a nagging sense that they should do more to limit screen-time, they often question whether there’s enough evidence to justify the upheaval that restrictions can create in the home. There may be a feeling that it’s just part of our kids’ culture these days or worry that other family […]

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Mental Health Matters

“The Tech Solution” Dr. Shimi Kang Should anyone be interested, the APA has a few copies of Dr. Shimi Kang’s book The Tech Solution available to borrow. Please contact Amanda Cooke with inquiries. Note: all books lent out will be available for a two week period, and then quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours […]

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Mental Health Matters: The Tech Solution

Reminder: should anyone be interested, the APA has a few copies of Dr. Shimi Kang’s book The Tech Solution available to borrow. Please contact Amanda Cooke with inquiries. Note: all books lent out will be available for a two week period, and then quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours before being recirculated. If you […]

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Mental Health Matters: “The Tech Solution”

Reminder, should anyone be interested, the APA has a few copies of Dr. Shimi Kang’s book The Tech Solution available to borrow. Please contact Amanda Cooke with inquiries. Note: all books lent out will be available for a two week period, and then quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours before being recirculated. If you […]

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Mental Health Matters: Having a Balanced “Tech Diet”

As noted in last week’s newsletter, we will be welcoming back Dr. Shimi Kang at the end of March to continue our important discussion around establishing healthy tech habits. This session will be conducted in a round table “book club” type format. (The Tech Solution). To help support families who are implementing changes within their […]

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Mental Health Matters

The COVID 19 pandemic has been unpredictable and stressful for all of us, and it is important to remember that you are not alone. Taking care of our families mental health is paramount as we continue to navigate these challenging times. This COVID-19 Learning Hub provides resources to support your child’s mental health and general […]

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