Easter Seals Ontario Special Education Priorities

Easter Seals Ontario is a voice for children and youth with physical disabilities in education through: Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) members at local school board level Participation in Ministry of Education and related consultations Membership of Provincial Parent Association Advisory Committee on Special Education Advisory Committees (PAAC on … [Read more...]

Three Cheers for Easter Seals’ Volunteers!

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National Volunteer Week, April 12 – 18, 2015 Volunteers strengthen our communities and make them more vibrant. At Easter Seals we are grateful to have such dedicated and passionate volunteers who help kids with physical disabilities succeed. We couldn't do what we do without them. To all of our volunteers across the province, THANK YOU for your continued support in helping … [Read more...]

Last week of Easter Seals Paper Egg Campaign

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As the holiday weekend approaches there’s still time to take part in the Easter Seals Ontario Paper Egg Campaign in support of children with physical disabilities. While shopping simply purchase a Paper Egg for $2. Write your name or that of a loved one on the egg, and it will be displayed in-store for the remainder of the campaign. Funds raised help provide financial … [Read more...]

During March is Easter Seals Month help kids with physical disabilities BE KIDS

Toronto, ON, March 2, 2015 – March is Easter Seals Month, the beginning of Easter Seals Ontario’s annual fundraising and awareness campaign for kids with physical disabilities. The campaign’s primary goal is to generate an increased understanding of the ongoing issues and needs of children with physical disabilities and raise much-needed funds to support the organization’s … [Read more...]

Taking life one day at a time

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As Fabiana and Stelios Nikolakakis were expecting their second child they wanted nothing more than a healthy newborn baby. Unfortunately, their reality was very different. Their son, Gabriel, was born at 26 weeks and spent 146 days in the NICU. The doctors spoke a lot about mental delays, physical disabilities, and “50 different things he could develop, but I don’t remember … [Read more...]