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Exceptional Child Campaign

Exceptional Child Campaign

For more information about the Exceptional Child Campaign and the different projects within, please contactSean Zikman, Director of Philanthropy, at sean.zikman@habilitas.ca or (514) 488- 0043 ext. 1410.Foundation Our...

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Tanya

Tanya

Every year, when the weather gets warmer, I get excited because summer is around the corner, and this means that I’ll be returning to Camp Massawippi – one of my favorite places to be. My name is...

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Peyton

Peyton

One morning, during Peyton’s third week of kindergarten, she turned to us and asked “is there anything wrong with my eyes?” Some of the older children at school had been teasing her, saying they...

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Caroline

Caroline

All parents worry the first time their child sleeps away from home. If you have a child with special needs, the concerns are even greater. When Caroline first told us she wants to go to...

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Snoezelen Room

Snoezelen Room

Education can be a challenge for many of these children, as mainstream schools are not equipped to support their needs. The Mackay Centre School and Philip E. Layton School offer a safe, caring...

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Sanet Vision

Sanet Vision

Since founded in 1908, the Montreal Association for the Blind (known today as the MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre) has been a leader in the country in service for people with visual...

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Matty

Matty

We still remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting in front of a neurosurgeon as he told us that our infant son had a condition called hydrocephalus – a word we’d never even heard of before. Our...

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Libby

Libby

I hugged Libby tight and sent her on her way to her first day of kindergarten with butterflies in my stomach. This was very different than our other daughters’ first day at school. It was a big...

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Charley

Charley

We were planning a special party that weekend to reveal the sex of our new baby to our family and friends. As the ultrasound technician pressed down on my belly, we anxiously tried to make out...

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Ainsley at 11

Ainsley at 11

I’ve written to you in the past to share our family’s story of how your generous support for the MAB-Mackay helped give our daughter Ainsley a brighter future. It’s been four years since my last...

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Ainsley

Ainsley

The team at MAB-Mackay is family! Raising a child such as Ainsley, who has special needs, is often difficult, frustrating, beautiful and touching, always full of love. As Ainsley`s grandfather says “it...

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Maxine

Maxine

I was so proud of the scones I just baked. It gave me such a sense of value and accomplishment, to enjoy this wonderful new hobby I picked up after my vision had decreased. What’s more, my friends told me they were...

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Mike

Mike

I am deeply grateful to the caring and committed staff of the Constance-Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre for helping me get back my quality of life after a terrible accident 4 years ago. It was...

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SEAN

SEAN

It was about ten years ago, as I drove my daughter to her dance class after school, that I first noticed my vision was deteriorating. It was becoming harder to recognize people or read signs, too...

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James

James

About 30 years ago, during a routine visit to my eye doctor, I learned I was losing my vision. Despite surgical attempts to save my sight, I was blind within 18 months. Suddenly, everyday acts such as...

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Qita

Qita

Imagine that every public place and family gathering feels like a bad rock concert. Ten years ago, I had a sudden onset of unexplained hearing loss. You can imagine that as a young mother of two,...

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