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Davidson Institute International Science Club Offering gifted 15 – 25 year olds with a passion for science a unique opportunity to delve into scientific research

Overheard

Davidson Institute International Science Club Offering gifted 15 – 25 year olds with a passion for science a unique opportunity to delve into scientific research

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Nature-based play therapy By Julie Blundon Nash Using a theoretical basis for including nature in inclusive play therapy. It explores

Equipment

How to select eye-safe toys

By Dr. Vivian Hill Accidents can happen. Each year, many children end up in the emergency room with toy-related eye injuries that might have been prevented. It’s easy to get carried away with flashy toy purchases in the excitement of birthdays and other celebrations. However, adults should be aware of

Fire safety education

Home fires can start and spread quickly, which is why we all need to be careful and educated when it comes to fire safety. Eighty-seven percent of all fire-related deaths are due to home fires, which spread rapidly and can leave families as little as two minutes to escape once

Family Caregiving

Care Instructions  

Campaign for siblings raises questions   By Louise Kinross About 15 years ago, Don Meyer, founder of the Sibling Support Project, then based in Seattle, came to Holland Bloorview to give a talk about how parents can best support the brothers and sisters of a child with a disability. One

Finding fun in food…

…for Lochlin, a young patient with autism By Kiley Lortie and Dr. Gillian Hogan  Nine-year-old Lochlin Baxter was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) shortly before his third birthday. Over the years, he developed a strong dislike to solid foods and struggled with healthy weight gain. But that has changed

Care Instructions  

Campaign for siblings raises questions   By Louise Kinross About 15 years ago, Don Meyer, founder of the Sibling Support Project, then based in Seattle,

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Parenting

Even gritty people get discouraged

Setbacks discourage me There, I’ve said it. I’ve admitted that I, Angela Duckworth, scholar of grit and admirer of all things excellent, have come up

10 ways to improve your child’s sleep

Peaceful, easy nights, and well rested mornings. We know sleep is one of the cornerstones of a child’s health as it allows our bodies to rest, recharge and grow. For many parents, the worry around bedtime, overnight wakeups, naps etc., can make the day feel even longer. The pathway to

Good Advice

Good ideas for virtual learning A lot of parents enjoy spending time teaching their kids new skills and sharing interesting and enriching information. Here’s a few virtual ideas left over from lock-down that we’ve discovered are still good resources for offering motivation, entertainment and guilt free screen time.  Learn about

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Overheard

Davidson Institute International Science Club Offering gifted 15 – 25 year olds with a passion for science a unique opportunity to delve into scientific research

Roundup

5 things to know about water parks Millions of families with young children visit and have fun at water parks each year in North America. However, a few words to the wise from those in the know suggest: 1) Safety reminders are up to you. Your children to follow rules

Resources

Friends Find a Way By Heather M. O’Connor and Claudia Dávilla  A welcome sequel to bestseller, Fast Friends, this is the story of Suze and Tyson who get separated from the rest of their class during a school trip. Suze uses her non-verbal communication skills to find their way back

Overheard

Davidson Institute International Science Club Offering gifted 15 – 25 year olds with a passion for science a unique opportunity to delve into scientific research

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Roundup

5 things to know about water parks Millions of families with young children visit and have fun at water parks each year in North America.

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