Valentine’s Day is usually all about receiving chocolates, flowers, or spending a romantic evening with that special person in your life. But for Tim Tebow, NFL football star, Valentine’s Day is all about helping others. The Tim Tebow Foundation, which he founded 5 years ago, will be hosting a “Night to Shine” event that […]
Starting June 9, 2013, parents who take leave from work to care for their critically ill or injured child are able to apply for Employment Insurance (EI) special benefits (PCIC). This new policy allows for eligible parents to receive government EI support for up to 35 weeks. We have broke down the policy to a […]
Source: www.ted.com We love looking at various videos on research done on diagnosing and treating children with special needs. We found this TED Talk clip with award-winning neuroscientist Aditi Shankardass, who pioneered clinical work using electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings of the brain to help diagnose developmental disorders in children. She completely redefined the traditional approach of […]
“Toronto, we are here. We are not invisible,” announces Nicole Flynn, 20, gold medalist of the Down Syndrome International Swimming Competition in 2012. With this vigorous, mighty statement, Flynn helped kick off the first Annual Buddy Walk in Toronto on May 11th at Woodbine/Ashbridges Bay Park. Held by the Down Syndrome Association of Toronto, the […]
Good morning everyone! Today on March 21st, people and organizations around the world are celebrating World Down Syndrome Day. This day aims to raise awareness about what Down syndrome is, what it means to have the condition, and to recognize the contributions that people with Down syndrome make in our lives and communities. For this […]
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