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Thursday, August 1, 2019
BLOOM becomes part of Holland Bloorview's new website
By Louise Kinross Holland Bloorview is launching a new website at the end of August, and BLOOM will be a part of it! Rather than standi...
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Click click. Dress your chair with stylish, snap-on accessories
By Louise Kinross It’s a bit of bling for the wheelchair, and security and control for the user. Lucy Jones—named one of the world’s br...
Friday, July 26, 2019
'Foolishness' plays a critical role in rehab
By Louise Kinross The ‘fool’ in Shakespeare’s plays and the ‘trickster’ in Indigenous stories held an important role in upending the stat...
Friday, July 19, 2019
Diverse dolls help children 'appreciate themselves as they are'
By Louise Kinross Winnie Mak is part of a multicultural family. She is Chinese, from Hong Kong, and her husband Rafael is French and ...
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Spiral Garden means freedom, creativity and time together
By Louise Kinross This summer is bittersweet for brothers Osmond (above right) and Edmond Shen (left). That’s because it’s the last one t...
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
'I open up a world for kids to be able to participate in'
By Louise Kinross I have a strong image of Laurel Robinson (standing above), a speech-language pathologist at Holland Bloorview. Laurel...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
When a child has 24-7 needs, mothers bear the costs
An early photo of two of Sheila Jennings' children By Louise Kinross As the mom of a son who had severe asthma and a life-threatening...
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