The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers weekly opportunities for people experiencing an intellectual disability to read and learn together, talk about books, and make friends in a relaxed, community setting. Each group is comprised of five and eight people to allow for the development of strong friendships between members. Anyone may join the club, regardless of reading level and ability. Club members take on active roles; together they decide which books to read and how they would like to structure their hour-long get-togethers. Clubs are held throughout the community in book stores, cafes, or restaurants.
Let’s Connect is an educational initiative aimed at increasing knowledge and confidence in the use of technology and communication devices. Topics include: how to connect to wi-fi; being safe and secure online; accessibility and helpful apps; online etiquette; being smart on social media; sharing your voice through pictures and videos.
A revolutionary program that it is sex-positive, inclusive and comprehensive; the purpose is to assist diverse learners in making life choices that promote optimal health and wellness in all dimensions of life. Using a compassionate approach, each module offers various learning opportunities through topics such as: communication skills; hygiene; online safety; developing goals and dreams; building healthy relationships; as well as sexual health education on topics such as STBBIs.
JOY! is a program that provides an opportunity for older adults experiencing an intellectual disability to access inclusive, community-based leisure & recreational activities.
Any person with an intellectual disability who is over the age of 50 is invited to be a part of this initiative.
The registry is a list of people who are available to provide respite care. To be listed on the registry, Respite Providers complete an application, provide a criminal and vulnerable sector check. An informal interview and information session is conducted; families and caregivers are encouraged to conduct interviews and reference checks when hiring.
Dances are intended for those who experience an intellectual disability and are 16 years or older; however, Inclusion Regina encourages any interested community members to attend. Dances are held at the Mâmawêyatitân Centre (3355 – 6th Avenue) with doors opening at 6:30pm; the dance is held from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Admission is $4.00 per person/dance.
Participants are responsible for their own transportation. It is recommended that all participants carry identification that provides a contact number.