Katie and Liam are twins and are on the autism spectrum, have high sensory needs and experience social/emotional challenges. Having play-dates with kids was challenging and their parents were left wondering if they will ever get to experience the kind of play and freedom every child deserves. But when their mom discovered the Regional Respite Centre at ErinoakKids, all of that changed.
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“We actually attribute part of the reason Mikayla can walk to the success we’ve seen at the ErinoakKids Botox clinic,” says Amanda, Mikayla’s mom... “We don’t feel like a number going into the clinic. They know your child and they remember things about her that only a family member would. They joke with her and do things to make her smile and feel special."
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“This is such an incredible program,” says Gavin’s dad. “There was a point where I saw him riding the bike all by himself. I had tears in my eyes. I had to call my wife right away and let her know how well he was doing.”
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“I don’t know what happened, but since attending the program, she won’t stop talking. Before she was quiet and had no idea how to tell us what she wanted. Now she tells us what she wants and how she feels,” says George.
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Jayden is a proud graduate of the ErinoakKids Independent Living Program (ILP)... Now living independently in residence at Mohawk College (and loving it!), Jayden really appreciates the financial literacy he learned during his time in the ILP.
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Audrey has been receiving Botox at the THP Paedeatric Sedated Botox Clinic since March of 2022. Since then, Audrey has begun using her walker by herself...
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