Parent survey — helping kids succeed at school

Easter Seals would like to increase support to families about the school system by providing more information on the website. We would like your help to identify what information you need about the following topics: Special education Starting school Personal care and therapy support Starting high school Leaving high school for post secondary education, employment … [Read more...]

2015 Scholarship Recipients

Nineteen students received funding for post-secondary education as part of Easter Seals Scholarship Program. Rose Brodie Provincial Ambassador Scholarship Fund Chad Lees Lara Wong Judith Beatrice Drinnan McIntosh Scholarship Vishana Manoo Beatrice Drinnan Spence Scholarship Fund Erika Maki Vaishnavee Suresh Hira Scholarship Fund Tyler Preece Agnes … [Read more...]

2015 Volunteer Award Recipients

Easter Seals Volunteer Awards recognize individuals and groups whose commitment, whether through time or money, have made a significant contribution to the organization over an extended period of time. Recipients are honoured at the Annual General Meeting each year. The Yvonne Alexander Award, Easter Seals’ highest honour, is given to an exemplary volunteer(s) or … [Read more...]

Camp – Giving kids a transformative experience


A.J. is a fun loving 11-year-old like most other kids. Unlike other kids though, A.J. hasn’t lived a single year of his life without breaking at least one bone. A.J. has osteogenesis imperfect, most commonly known as brittle bone disorder. In the beginning, A.J.’s parents, Arlene and James, were overwhelmed to learn of their son’s rare diagnosis. Their “new normal,” as … [Read more...]

Entertainment One supports Easter Seals camps


Bina and her husband Bharat are dedicated supporters of Easter Seals Ontario and have been for about three years. They are monthly donors and members of our President’s Circle. As if this support weren’t enough, Bina recently rallied her coworkers to support Easter Seals as well. Through bake sales, raffles and 50/50 draws, Bina raised just over $3,000 at her workplace, … [Read more...]