Tune In and Give! Easter Seals Telethon Week on CKWS Starting April 6

the Easter Seals Telethon

From April 6 through 10, tune into CKWS, local channel 11 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for Easter Seals Week in Kingston! Donate to the Easter Seals Telethon Bill Welychka will be on hand throughout the news hour to interview local Easter Seals families, event organizers, camp staff and Dancing with Easter Seals Stars participants. It will all culminate in the annual Easter … [Read more...]

Tune In and Give! Sault Ste. Marie Telethon this Sunday.

A family sits on stage

This Sunday, March, 29, the annual Sault Ste. Marie Easter Seals Telethon will broadcast on Shaw TV Cable Channel 10 from 12 noon to 7:00 p.m. Each year, the annual Easter Seals Telethon shares important stories about Easter Seals families, thanks donors and sponsors for their generous contributions and introduces new local Easter Seals Ambassadors. The Telethon provides … [Read more...]

Is it important for me to attend the IPRC annual review?

The initial Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC) for a student may take place at any time in the year, but the annual Review typically takes place at the end of the school year, in April, May or June. Legally, the parents or legal guardian must be invited to the IPRC meeting and you should attend this important meeting. The IPRC Statement of Decision is a legal … [Read more...]

Help Fill Easter Seals Kids’ Wish Lists


With your help, we can fill wish lists this holiday season and help provide children with access to the world. Here’s how you can make a difference... Nathan wishes for greater independence so he can do things on his own. For Nathan’s mom, she hopes they will be able to purchase a new wheelchair once Nathan hits his next growth spurt. While our wishes, holiday traditions, … [Read more...]

Special Education Advisory Committees (SEAC) Volunteer Positions

Did you know that according to Ministry of Education statistics: • Almost 14% of students (288,526) in public schools were reported to be receiving special education programs and services. • 191,898 were identified as Exceptional (9.19%) • 96,627 were not formally identified (4.63%) This means on average that 14% of the students in each school board are receiving … [Read more...]