Children

The Nanny Angel Network

The Nanny Angel Network provides free in-home childcare by experienced volunteers for children 12 and under whose moms have been diagnosed with cancer, are in palliative care, or have died. Through our dedicated Nanny Angels, we support moms and their families so moms can recover during their cancer treatment, and children can maintain their routines, reducing…

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Seeking Parent Input into Experiences of Support

Through research and our work with parents of children with ASD, we see that social support can be a critical source of help to families. We are conducting research to understand how best to help families gain the kinds of supports they are looking for. Who can participate in this study? Any parent of a school-aged…

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SkateABLE Fall/Winter Skating

DSAT wants to thank the Stein family for sponsoring this program and helping to lower the cost of participation. SkateABLE™ is Canada’s first truly inclusive ice skating program. Through the use of adaptive skating equipment, persons with any form of physical or developmental disability can participate in “stand-up” ice skating classes. Their goal is to…

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Moms with Physical and/or Cognitive Disabled Children are Not Alone

What do you tell a mother who’s just had a child with physical cognitive disabilities? Cathy opens the doors of her heart and candidly shares the realities, the challenges , the sadness but also the joy and the hope that comes with having a child with special needs.  Cathy embraced her new journey 31 years…

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Fun with Music Together

Did you know that a baby’s brain grows one percent each day beginning right after birth reaching 60 percent of it’s adult size by age one? Turns out musical fun helps nurture that development greatly … If you have a child age newborn to four there is an opportunity to come try out Lara Martin’s class t at…

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Ontario Parents Worry about Special Education Support

Special education — and particularly autism supports — are expected to be front and centre for schools and parents as Ontario students head back to their classrooms this week <…> View the article: https://www.thestar.com/news  

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