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4th Annual Parent & Caregiver Conference

A discussion about joy, grief and finding the balance

Join us for our fourth annual conference just for parents and caregivers of children with physical, developmental, and/or communicative delays or disabilities (diagnosed or suspected) under the age of 21.

Guest speaker Kate Robson serves as this year's keynote speaker themed around joy, grief and finding the balance.

Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Hybrid: Hosted in-person at Niagara Children's Centre or virtually

Skilled childcare is available during the conference:

A limited number of complimentary childcare spots are available during the conference. Please confirm your needs during registration.


8:30 AM: Registration
9:00 AM: Welcome address
9:15 AM: Keynote speaker: Kate Robson
10:15 AM: Engagement activity
10:45 AM: Brunch served
11:00 AM: Keynote Speaker: Kate Robson
11:30 AM: Closing; childcare ends at noon

Brunch for the event has been generously provided by Gluckstein Lawyers. 

About Kate Robson:

A registered Psychotherapist based in Toronto, both of Kate’s daughters were born preterm; one was 500 grams born at 25 weeksKate Robson standing in front of brick wall in 2005, and the other came at 32 weeks in 2007. Inspired by her own experiences, she came back to the NICU in 2010 to work with families as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Family Support Specialist. Since then, she has developed programs for hospitalized families, served as Executive Director of the Canadian Premature Babies Foundation, served as Family Faculty for the Vermont Oxford Network, and trained peer counsellors across Canada. She went back to school in 2018 to become a therapist and now has a private practice with a focus on perinatal mental health and parental support.  

Register by Sunday, March 26 to qualify for a $20 gift card! Fill out the registration form below:

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