Preschool program brings ‘light’ to parents of child with disabilities

Preschool program brings ‘light’ to parents of child with disabilities

Just a couple of years ago, Angelina Shirley couldn’t imagine sending her then two-year-old daughter Sadie to preschool. Legally blind, deaf, non-verbal and requiring the use of a wheelchair, little Sadie faced significant challenges. So too did her parents when it came to trying to help their daughter. READ MORE: How to address sibling rivalries […]

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Hamilton seeks more volunteer Snow Angels – Hamilton

Hamilton seeks more volunteer Snow Angels - Hamilton

The city of Hamilton is looking for Snow Angels to help seniors and people with disabilities with snow removal. READ MORE: Plow tracker launches in Hamilton In order to volunteer for the snow removal service, you must be 14 or older, in good physical health and be reliable. Snow Angel volunteers will receive a winter […]

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Renovated day program building reopens in Langenburg, Sask.

Renovated day program building reopens in Langenburg, Sask.

A building used for providing day programs for people with intellectual disabilities has reopened in Langenberg, Sask. Dignitaries from across the province visited Langenburg on Thursday to celebrate the renovations made to the Langenburg and District Activity Centre (LDAC). The LDAC currently supports 12 people with intellectual disabilities in Langenburg and Esterhazy. READ MORE: 3 […]

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SMD program helps child with cerebral palsy walk to his mother, give her a hug – Winnipeg

SMD program helps child with cerebral palsy walk to his mother, give her a hug - Winnipeg

One of the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities 2017/2018 Ambassadors, Caleb McKague, is on the move with help from SMD’s Assistive Technologies Program. When Caleb was born, he suffered a brain injury and severe seizures. He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, affecting all four limbs. Caleb’s mother, Cindy McKague, is grateful for everything SMD has done […]

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