BLOOM combines real family stories with the best expert advice, plus the latest news and opinion on disability.
'Our autism assessment is mainly a play-based assessment. I'm so lucky that playing with a child is part of my job.'
Holland Bloorview 'helped prepare me and that's the reason I'm able to implement what I learned and cope with all of the uphill challenges.'
The average age a Canadian child receives an autism diagnosis is four. Holland Bloorview's Social ABCs fills the intervention gap.
People with intellectual disabilities are at high risk for COVID-19. Why aren't they front of the vaccine line?
A large U.S. study finds people with intellectual disability are almost eight times more likely than the general population to die of COVID-19.
'I understand how much of a struggle communication can be. I understand how frustrating it can be when someone can't understand what you're trying to say.'
A six-week inpatient program at Holland Bloorview optimizes the muscle strength children with spinal muscular atrophy are gaining through two breakthrough drugs.
Our e-letter contains the latest blog stories, with links to mainstream disability news and shout-outs to people and groups making the world more inclusive. Check out new books too.
'Bill C-7 sets apart people with disabilities and disabling conditions as the only Canadians to be offered assistance in dying when they are not actually nearing death.'
A new study in Health Affairs found 82.4 per cent of 714 doctors across the United States don't think it's possible to live well with a significant disability.
'My toy is equal parts a teaching tool, a fun wheeled toy, and a piece of inclusive decor.'
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