BLOOM combines real family stories with the best expert advice, plus the latest news and opinion on disability.
An American icon in the disability justice world has died.
In Britain, a survey by Family Fund found that a quarter of parents of children with disabilities said they had skipped meals in the past two weeks due to reduced income during the pandemic.
Everyone is on edge during the COVID-19 lockdown. But young adults with cerebral palsy face some unique pressures.
As a teen, Luiza Lamaj wished she had an adult with a disability to mentor her. Now she plays that role on Holland Bloorview's new Alumni Network.
Growing up, Amanda Leduc was enthralled with Disney princesses. It was only as an adult that she questioned why none of them had a disability.
We talk to a CAMH researcher on ways to keep youth with autism active at home, including a free Fit Friday webinar. Good ideas for all children.
The monthly BLOOM e-letter contains our latest stories, with links to mainstream disability news and shout-outs to people making the world more inclusive. Check out new books.
A veteran nurse heads our pandemic response: 'It gives me peace to know that we've put everything into place'
Cara Sudoma is infection control lead at Holland Bloorview. 'When I was young, I loved Nancy Drew. I could see that infection control was like solving a mystery.'
The loss of predictable routines can be distressing for children with autism. Dr. Sharon Smile shares coping strategies for parents.
Autistic activist Mel Baggs has died. We share a comment she posted on BLOOM about how a disability is an essential part of a person's wholeness.
Unlocking Bryson's Brain is a new CBC podcast that follows a family's search for treatments that might reverse their son's rare genetic disorder.
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