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Barbara Fishbein Germon, a social worker with Holland Bloorview's child development program, talks about how parents can help their kids manage fears they may have about COVID-19.
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Jacob Trossman goes to high school and loves being out and about in Toronto. But the supports that allow him to live at home are thin. In this video, his family talks about that bind.
Looking for stuff to do with your kids during the coronavirus school shutdowns? BLOOM parents share ideas and resources.
After training as a nurse, working for years in health admin, and advocating for her son with Down syndrome, Sue Robins was diagnosed with cancer. In a new book she calls for a return to the art and
Tight muscles caused Lexi to fall repeatedly and experience significant pain. A surgery at SickKids and rehab at Holland Bloorview have been life-changing, her mother Christine says.
Young adults are going into Toronto schools to talk about living with a disability and inclusion as part of Holland Bloorview's Dear Everybody campaign.
Minnesota's Star Tribune won national awards for a 2015 investigative series into how the state consigns adults with disabilities to sheltered workshops and remote group homes. We interview one of the
Parents of kids with chronic conditions have poorer mental health, review finds; 'We need to embed help into the team'
Parents of children with chronic conditions are 75 per cent more likely to have depression, and 40 per cent more likely to have anxiety, than parents of children without a chronic condition, a new
An innovative program at Holland Bloorview brings youth with disabilities and local musicians together to jam and prepare for a rock concert.
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