Effective Nov. 1, 2023, clients and families, visitors, vendors and staff are required to wear a mask while moving throughout the hospital, including while in elevators, in spaces where clients receive care or participate in research. A medical grade mask will be available upon entry.
A legal clinic that practices exclusively in disability rights law and advancing the equality rights, entitlements, fundamental freedoms and inclusion of persons with disabilities with low income in Ontario.
ASD FEED-Ed is an education platform designed by Holland Bloorview experts for the purpose of educating children, youth, parents, caregivers and healthcare professionals about feeding in autistic children.
The augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) stream serves children and youth whose speech does not meet their daily communication needs, and who require tools and strategies to support their face-to-face and written communication.
Offers a range of specialized services to those within the Deaf Community that require support, including include seniors’, those with developmental, physical, health, or mental health issues, infants and young children, and newcomers to Canada
When equipment is prescribed for a client, the professional assists the client and their family to research the various funding options available to them and also assists with the completion of any necessary applications and supporting documentation.
A virtual community dedicated to support for people who have an intellectual disability, their families and support networks that features accessible, self-directed access to valuable information and tools, and organized by age group
Holland Bloorview’s dental specialists provide services to children and young adults with complex medical needs in two areas: the cleft lip and palate/craniofacial dental program and pediatric dentistry.
Infant development consultants support families in being active participants in their children’s care. Through an interprofessional approach, we provide opportunities for the optimal development of each child and family.
This tipsheet is a companion to the Holland Bloorview tipsheet 'Explaining COVID-19 and Coronavirus to Children' and includes information to help families and caregivers talk to their child or youth about COVID-19 vaccines.
We are proud to introduce our integrated pathway for Children and Youth with Extensive Needs. This prototype program serves children with extensive clinical and developmental needs as well as social vulnerabilities
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Our programs and 1:1 services provide leisure and hands-on learning opportunities in real world settings. Programs are available to children and youth who have disabilities and are inpatient clients of Holland Bloorview.
A 24/7, national support service that offers professional counselling, information/referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French - via phone, mobile app or website
Music and Arts programs at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital offer a wide range of year-round art and music programs for children and youth with disabilities and their siblings, up to the age of 21 years.
Our team of Certified Orthotists and Registered Technicians work together to provide customized orthotic solutions that are designed and fabricated to support clients in achieving their functional goals.
The SMA intensive therapy program is a rehabilitation program aimed at helping children and youth with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) maximize their motor potential and participation in day to day activities when treated with genetic based treatments.
The library provides resources in assisting persons with developmental disabilities of all ages, their caregivers, and professionals in areas of funding, service navigation, clinical, respite, community support and many others.
Intensive Support Programs (ISPs) at all grade levels are designed to support communities of exceptional (special needs) students who have similar behavioural, communication, intellectual, or physical needs.
Infographics use images and small amounts of text to share information in a way that is meaningful and easy to understand. A series of learning modules and resources have been created to help you and your child create your infographic.