We’ve all heard the expression “communication is key.” While that’s very true, communicating with children is a tricky area for many parents. Read More
Grace is tenacious, sweet and has an extremely high tolerance for severe pain, but she is a typical little girl. Read More
In life, there are a lot of choices to make and being able to make decisions is a big part of successful independence. Read More
On an average, Kiddo takes anywhere between 30–50 min to cover the 18 steps from the bed to the bathroom. Read More
Social media for your child or teen helps them stay connected. But it's important to learn about the different technologies and how ychildren use them...keep your kids safe online. Read More
Anyone who has a child with a disability or chronic health condition knows the flood of emotion that is an integral part of hearing the diagnosis for the first time. Read More
Have you ever wanted to touch a stingray? Or practise yoga among tropical fish? How about sleep next to a shark? Read More
“Mindfulness” is a psychological approach that is growing in popularity with those managing chronic diseases. Read More
For many people with disabilities, an active lifestyle may be elusive due to physical limitations, lack of accessibility, sensory issues and socioeconomic status. Read More
101 Ontarians received AODA 10th Anniversary Champion Awards to recognize their passion and commitment in promoting awareness of accessibility and inclusiveness in the community. Read More
I wanted to write a book that would help parents to feel a little less alone and a lot less judged. Read More
Taking care of our mental health is just as important as having a healthy body. As a parent, you play an important role in your children’s mental health. Read More
Comfort your children though a dental appointment by explaining what is happening and making them feel relaxed and safe. Read More
We're still a few years away from the average person embracing a fully-connected smart home, but Barbie is an early adopter. Read More
Parents and caregivers are often in the best position to teach their children life-long stress management skills, and there are many strategies that can help. Read More
Dory’s parents are excellent role models for special needs parents. They patiently and lovingly and repeatedly guide Dory. Ultimately, they do give her the tools she needs later in life. Read More
Happiness starts with a firm foundation of security and self-esteem, as well as knowing you are loved. Here’s some food for thought. Read More
Shaylee Mansfield and her family are a little different than most. The spunky elementary school student and both of her parents are completely deaf. Read More
“It was just that magical moment where it just felt like the entire community rallied around him.” Read More
Every parent wants to give their children the best start in life and, let’s face it, allergies are awful.
In her two and a half years on earth, Evie taught Rachel and Sam, and many others who knew her, to love and communicate in ways they would never have known was possible.
My battle with IBD began when I was eight years old—but I didn’t know it back then, and unfortunately neither did anyone else.
Providing appropriate seating for a child or young adult with severe disabilities who uses a wheelchair is a lifelong process of adjustment and compromise.
Researchers report that a staggering 88 percent of teens “who consider themselves “safe” drivers confess to using apps when they’re behind the wheel.”
A selection of helpful books from Today’s Kids in Motion.
Imagine what it’s like to feel pain throughout the day. For children with physical disabilities, pain can be part of daily living activities
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by tick bites. Most commonly found in the fields as squirrels, mice, birds and other small animals carry the Lyme bacteria.
After a young boy’s tragic death, Ontario moves to make schools safe for children with asthma.
There are many influences on a child’s eating behaviour that make “picky” or selective eating very normal for toddlers and preschoolers.