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      October to December

      • Where magic happens (The Walrus)
        A special supplement (thanks to the hospital partners at TD) featuring the Dear Everbody campaign, Dr. Azadeh Kushki’s work with hollyTM (anxiety meter), as well as the PRISM Lab’s work on brain-computer interfaces.
      • Julia Hanigsberg, Dr. Azadeh Kushki and Dr. Tom Chau are quoted.
         
      • New online tool kit to tackle feeding challenges (CTV News at Six)
        Holland Bloorview launches a new online feeding tool kit to support families with kids with autism who have feeding challenges. Dr. Sharon Smile, who is leading this work, was interviewed, along with mom (Maritza). Also aired on the 11pm news (and simultaneously on CP24) and on CTV News Saskatoon (5pm news). Duration: 1:31 min.
         

      • Calls for wider range of care for autism  (CTV News at Six)
        Study commissioned by The Lancet calling for a wider range of care for people with autism spectrum disorder. One of the key recommendations in the report is that we need to move away from providing intervention strategies that are the same for every person with autism. Holland Bloorview parent, Susan Cosgrove (parent of three children with autism), was interviewed, along with the hospital’s Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou. Also aired on the 11pm news (and simultaneously on CP24). Duration: 1:43 min.
         

      • Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys (NBC News; source: Kaiser Health News)
        Reporter: Liz Szabo
        Quotes Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou on the possible effects of COVID19 on a pregnant women’s immune response and to her unborn child. Note: Dr. Anagnostou was not identified as an expert at Holland Bloorview, but at University of Toronto.

      July to September

      • How to talk to youth about body image (Global News Morning)
        Features new parent guide co-developed by Dr. Amy McPherson and parent volunteers including Christine Hill, manager of stakeholder relations at Holland Bloorview, how to guide conversations around weight

      • Holland Bloorview researcher rolls out body positivity resource (CTV News Toronto)
        Features new parent guide co-developed by Dr. Amy McPherson and parent volunteers including Christine Hill, manager of stakeholder relations at Holland Bloorview, how to guide conversations around weight.

      • Guiding conversation about weight as kids head back to school (CityNews Toronto)
         Features new parent guide co-developed by Dr. Amy McPherson and parent volunteers including Christine Hill, manager of stakeholder relations at Holland Bloorview, how to guide conversations around weight.

      • The impact of COVID19 (Hospital News)
        Highlighted Dr. Evdokia’s research as part of an ongoing COVID study on youth mental health led by SickKids and POND

      • Youth are finding ways to be resilient during pandemic (Hospital News)
        Re-published web story on a study led by Dr. Sally Lindsay, a senior scientist and head of the TRAIL Lab, that found some youth with disabilities have found ways to cope with the COVID19 pandemic

      • Illuminating: Sexual Health & Disability (The Pulse podcast – Accessible Media Inc.)
        Part 2: This episode features two of the exhibit's contributors -- Wesley and Effie. The exhibit, Illuminating, examines how youth with disabilities navigate sexuality in healthcare settings.

      • Illuminating: Sexual Health & Disability (The Pulse podcast – Accessible Media Inc.)
        Part 1: Holland Bloorview’s Dr. Amy McPherson talks about the ‘Illuminating’ virtual photo exhibit which features how youth with disabilities navigate sexuality in healthcare settings. She also makes a case for a conversation about the positive experience of sex for people with disabilities. 

      • Confronting the gaps in sexuality and disability (Toronto Star)
        Dr. Amy McPherson, ProFILE Lab speaks to the Star about a new digital art exhibit she coordinated with Fiona Moola to talk about how youth with disabilities are navigating their sexuality in health-care settings. Holland Bloorview clients Effie and Emma were also interviewed.

      • Holland Bloorview expanding children's lives (Leaside Life)
        Features ground-breaking ceremony for Bloorview Research Institute's largest research expansion

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