Developmental Disabilities

Avril Lavigne isn’t letting Lyme Disease stop her from doing a world of good for others.  The philanthropic singer is still recovering from the debilitating illness that is caused by the...
While sporting homemade paper cowboy hats, the children at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Toronto anxiously waited for Canadian country singer Gord Bamford to visit the...
Toronto singer-songwriter Hayden who released his latest album, Us Alone, in early 2013, finally has had time to put on his dream concert — a benefit for Beverley Street School designed for...
Skateboarding and skateboarders attract all sorts of labels, many pejorative: subversive, dangerous, antisocial, annoying, daredevil-ish, thrilling, and just for kids. Jay Mandarino is determined to...
It was 3 a.m. eight years ago when Dr. Lesli Preuss woke up to feel her new rescue dog, Harvey, with his mouth around her throat. "Just prior to that, he had been getting really territorial...
Young and the Restless star Kate Linder, who plays Esther Valentine on the top-rated soap opera known as Y&R, returns to Toronto Dec. 8 for the second annual High Tea to raise money for the...
A High Tea at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York hotel featuring actors from the No.1 North American soap opera Young & The Restless grossed over $50,000 for March of Dimes Canada's...
A half a million Canadians are currently stricken with Alzheimer’s, and within a generation, researchers predict that number will double to 1,100,000, according to Rising Tide, a...
Going to summer camp is one of the definitive experiences for Canadian children. But when Dorothy Peddie and Ingrid Anderson, two working moms from the Greater Toronto Area, discovered there was an...
It’s no secret that children born with special needs require extra care and attention. Depending on the type of disorder or disability, they can require anything from a few additional...

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