Events

We offer unique programming, multi-sensory activities and special events throughout the year. A small sampling of our events include, rafting, campfires, archery, art experiences and gallery visits, trips to popular attractions, visiting farms and sampling homegrown produce and so much more.

To pre-register please call us at 1-877-760-7439 extension 102 or send an email to: activity@sensity.ca.

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September 2019

Swimming

September 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

YMCA Brantford, 100 Water St
Brantford,
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$4.00

It’s time to hit the pool! It’s an open recreational swim at Brantford’s new, highly accessible YMCA swimming pool. The cost is $4.00 and IV’s are free.

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Cider Social

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sensity, 50 Main St
Paris, Ontario N3L 2E2 Canada
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$1.00

Soon the weather will begin to get colder, but we surely won’t be! Let’s gets together and stay warm while enjoying some hot apple cider. Snacks will be provided.

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Brantwood Farms

September 13 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Brantwood Farms, 251 Powerline Rd
Brantford,
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Based on amount of apples picked*

What better fall activity is there than picking farm fresh apples! Let’s head down to Brantwood Farms in Brantford to pick ourselves a bag of apples. Will you choose golden…

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Yard Sale

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sensity, 50 Main St
Paris, Ontario N3L 2E2 Canada
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Sensity is hosting a community yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Anyone is welcome to reserve a space to sell household items, crafts.clothing…

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National Guacamole Day Social

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sensity, 50 Main St
Paris, Ontario N3L 2E2 Canada
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$3.00

It’s National Guacamole Day and in celebration we will be having a chips and dips social! Join us in the MPR for some salsa, chips, guacamole, and more! It’s a…

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Music Therapy

September 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sensity, 50 Main St
Paris, Ontario N3L 2E2 Canada
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$10.00
Music Room

Sensity offers weekly music therapy sessions for people who are deafblind, both in individual and group settings. Music therapy uses music to achieve goals to improve the well-being and quality…

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Evening Pet Therapy

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Sensity, 50 Main St
Paris, Ontario N3L 2E2 Canada
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Drop in

Our furry friends from Therapeutic Paws will be visiting with their humans bringing you affection and comfort to your busy days.

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Movie Night (Sensory Garden)

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sensity, 50 Main St
Paris, Ontario N3L 2E2 Canada
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Free

Outdoor movie night? I’m in! We will be playing a crowd selected movie on the front lawn of the Sensity building. Bring something comfy to sit on, and your best…

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St. Jacobs Farmers Market

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Jacobs Farmers Market, 878 Weber Street N
Waterloo,
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Public Event

Let’s head to the market! We will be making our way to St Jacobs where you will have the chance to purchase farm fresh vegetables and fruits, along with some…

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Charter Ability (Boating)

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Charter Ability, 128 Water Street
Oakville,
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Free

You liked it so much, we are bringing it back! Fully accessible and recreational boating at no cost. We will cruise along the 16-mile creek on board two boats. Prior…

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Engaging Experiences

Through meaningful experiences together people with deafblindness can communicate with others, are empowered to make their own choices and to experience life to its fullest. At Sensity we offer a wide range of experiences to promote a sense of community and independence.

music therapy

Music Therapy

Sensity offers weekly music therapy sessions for people who are deafblind, both in individual and group settings. Music therapy uses music to achieve goals to improve the well-being and quality of life of participants. Music therapy improves the general mood of participants and encourages socialization through active and passive participation. Our regular sessions are led by an accredited neurological music therapist.

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Pet Therapy

Pet Therapy

Pet therapy allows individuals who are deafblind to meet and interact with dogs and volunteers certified with Therapeutic Paws of Canada. Sessions are held twice a month. Interacting with an animal can release endorphins to produce a calming effect, which can help reduce stress, improve self-esteem, social, emotional, and cognitive skills.

Sensity Resource Centre

Resource Centre

Our Resource Centre in Paris, Ontario provides access to multisensory rooms and technology to assist people who are deafblind. This includes a Snoezelen Room, Music Room, Sensory Garden and our RC Store. We host a wide variety of monthly activities for people who are deafblind. Our Resource Centre is also used to provide training and continuing professional development to staff. We pride ourselves on being fully accessible and welcoming.