Family Stories

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Kaleigh's Story » 2019-Feb-28

Kaleigh was born with Trisomy 21, the most common form of Down Syndrome. This meant Kaleigh immediately began receiving care from George Jeffrey Children’s Centre as an infant. She has continued making weekly visits for over a decade. Kaleigh’s care started with Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy was eventually added to the roster. Cindy (Kaleigh’s mom) fondly shared, “We have always been impressed with the level of service we have recei ...

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S├ębastian's Story » 2018-Nov-08

Moving and Proud. This is Sébastian's Story. After a normal pregnancy, Sébastian arrived right on time in January 2013. We were excited, happy, and lucky to be home within two days. As time quickly passed, we learned Sébastian had severe reflux and would cry as if in pain during tummy time. Then by the six month mark he was not yet&nb ...

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Sarah's Story » 2018-Aug-29

CONFIDENT AND SMILING -  This is Sarah’s Story:  Sarah is a very active, bright, confident, and always smiling 10 year old girl. She enjoys hiking, cheerleading, girl guides, and helping with the alter service at her church. What someone may not know is that Sarah has lower limb Cerebral Palsy. ...

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Hanna and her family » 2017-Oct-17

How family-centred care helps make lives better. Hanna was a big baby. During her delivery she experienced some complications that left her with a brachial plexus injury – damage to the network of nerves that sends signals from your spine to your shoulder, arm and hand. “Her left arm wasn’t moving. It looked like it was just hanging there,” recalls Hanna’s mother, Jacqui. Jacqui and her husband, Craig, were in touch with ...

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Max's Story » 2016-Nov-02

Being a first time parent is an overwhelming thought. You are excited and frightened at the same time of the responsibility that is ahead of you. You are sure you have done everything right and then unexpectedly something goes horribly wrong. Just a few days before Max was born we had a normal ultrasound and the next thing we were suddenly in the hospital. Max arrived by an emergency c-section due to a serious complication of pregnancy which greatly affected him.  ...

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Kindergarten Class Gives Back

We were beyond humbled to be able to stop by Ms. Kibzey's kindergarten class at St. Bernard Ele ...


Thank You Tim Hortons

Thank You, Tim Hortons for continuing to fuel our days with coffee! You make our days a little ...


Soapbox Races a SUCCESS

The 2019 Waverley Hill Soapbox Races was another successful year for everyone involved!  This y ...


Volunteers Need for the Soapbox Races!

We are in need of volunteers to assist with the 2019 Soapbox Races happening June 7 - 9 at Waverley ...


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Events

Fresh Air 10K & 2.5K Run

** EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - NEW DATE: JUNE 21, 2019 ** This year marks Fresh Air’s 40th Ann ...


Hometown Heroes Children's Charity Golf Classic 2019

Proudly presented by Northbridge Insurance and Gillons Insurance, our special charity golf tournamen ...


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