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CHEO Connects Series in partnership with the OCDSB

April 2, 2012


“CHEO Connects” is a free information series for parents which will provide trusted information and access to local experts.  Six evening events will roll out over the 2011/2012 school year — each covering key physical & mental health topics for a specific age group.

“There is an overwhelming amount of information for parents out there in magazines, websites and on television,” said Michel Bilodeau, president and chief executive officer, CHEO. “CHEO is working to help parents sort through the volume and complexity, and learn about the key physical and mental health issues that impact their kids.”

The OCDSB has partnered with CHEO as part of its ongoing Speakers’ Series. The speakers’ series is sponsored by the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board’s Parental Involvement Committee with financial support from the Ministry of Education.  


Upcoming Session Information 

April 16, 2012 (9-13 year olds)

Raising Resilient Kids: Maintaining 
healthy connections with adults will help them as they enter the teenage years.



  • Puberty and Sexuality
  • Healthy Living: Physical Activity, Nutrition and Hygiene
  • Behavior and discipline – what to expect and parenting tips
  • Social Skills: Bullying, Social Media, Social Relationships


Event Poster 


Location: Adult High School, Main Auditorium, – 300 Rochester St @ Gladstone
Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm
How to get there: Parking is free in the schoolyard or take the OC Transpo Bus #14. For additional route options please check
Find out more and register online on the CHEO Connects website.

Please see the OCDSB website here for more info.


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