Community Resources Symposium and Fair

Posted On Thursday October 12, 2023

Student Services will be hosting a Community Resources Symposium and Fair. The purpose of this event is to support pathways planning and the well-being of students with special education needs in grades 7 – 12+.

Date: October 25, 2023
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School

There will be a special booth showcasing Project SEARCH, a transition-to-work program for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are in their last year of high school. Current Project SEARCH students will be available to answer questions about the program. Elementary students and their families who might be future Project SEARCH candidates are encouraged to attend and visit the Project SEARCH booth.

Organizations participating in the event include:

  • Abilities Centre 
  • Accessibility Durham 
  • Region of Durham - Diversity Equity and Inclusion Division 
  • Autism Home Base Durham 
  • Autism Ontario 
  • Boys and Girls Club of Durham 
  • Brodie’s Community and Residential Services 
  • Community Living Ajax-Pickering 
  • Disability Services Ontario 
  • Durham Association for Family Resources and Support 
  • Durham College Accessibiity Services 
  • Durham Down Syndrome Association 
  • Durham Mental Health Services 
  • Durham Region Police Services 
  • Frontenac Youth Services 
  • Grandview Children’s Centre 
  • Kerry’s Place 
  • Kinark Children and Family Services 
  • Kinark Mental Health Services 
  • Lakeridge Health Community Support Services 
  • Nova’s Ark 
  • Ontario Tech University Accessibility Services 
  • Participation House 
  • Pinewood Centre 
  • Project SEARCH Durham Region 
  • Respite Servces 
  • Resources for Exceptional Children 
  • Special Services at Home/Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities 
  • Sunrise Developmental Services 
  • Tania’s Place
  • Windreach Farms.

If you require an accommodation in order to participate, please contact Paige Wiggans ( to make your needs known in advance.