When it comes to nurturing and raising a child with special needs, finding the help you need can be half the battle. This list is our go-to resource and has been invaluable in enriching Kyle’s world.
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CHARGE SYNDROME - Dr Kim Blake
CHARGE Syndrome, Pediatrics - Dr Kim Blake - Halifax, NS
Dr. Kim Blake is a professor of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada. She has been researching in CHARGE syndrome over the last 35 years and has published extensively. She has answered research questions concerning post-operative airway events, sleep apnea, bone health, cranial nerve abnormalities and gastrointestinal issues.
Early Childhood Intervention for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The BC Family Hearing Resource Society is the largest not-for-profit organization in British Columbia serving children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing, aged birth to school-entry. For 35 years, we have been providing intervention, support, education, sign language instruction and peer-to-peer mentoring to families throughout the province.
Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech Language Pathology
With a vision for inclusive communities where every person thrives at all stages of life, we To lead in the design and delivery of community-based services for persons with diverse abilities.
ACT: Autism Training Centre
An incredible resource with a variety of programs, courses and resources.
PlayWorks Physio is the newest paediatric physiotherapy clinic in the Tri-Cities. We offer engaging, individualized treatment for kids aged 0-18 years. Our main priority is to help kids and teens reach their physical goals while having FUN! Kids’ bodies are different than adults and their pain and injuries also differ.
Groms Physio + Co.
Karly has been an amazing Physiotherapist to Kyle. In the Spring of 2020 (CoVid year) they started Outdoor Physiotherapy and this opened so many opportunities to develop skills!
Vancouver Adaptiave Snow Sports
Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports (VASS) runs skiing and snowboarding programs for persons with a disability at Grouse, Seymour and Cypress Mountains. VASS makes the mountain experience accessible to all. VASS is a registered non-profit society (89254 2168 RR0001), operated by a dedicated group of volunteers, which includes an active Board of Directors, program coordinators, instructors and administrators.
Canucks Autism Network
Canucks Autism Network (CAN) was founded in 2008 by Vancouver Canucks Co-owners, Paolo and Clara Aquilini, whose son has autism. CAN is dedicated to providing programs to individuals with autism and their families, while promoting acceptance and inclusion through community engagement and training initiatives across BC and beyond.
We provide families living with autism unique event experiences in a dynamic, enriching and inclusive environment. SUPA Society was established in 2012 by Dennis Nerpio and Rip Curl Canada, originally as an event called Surf’s Up. The premise was to offer a unique experience for children and families who face the ongoing challenges of living with Autism.