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24 June, 2016 - CBC

This column by Alex Lytwyn, who has cerebral palsy, calls for more support in Manitoba for teenagers and adults with disabilities. As a child, Lytwyn had access to physiotherapy and speech therapy. “When a person enters high school they're not a...

24 June, 2016 - BBC News

Speech and language disorders are the biggest issue affecting child development in Scotland, according to Save the Children. The charity says over 7,000 Scottish preschool children have problems with speech and language development. Children from...

24 June, 2016 - University of Calgary

IBM is partnering with the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI) to research genomics in common childhood conditions like autism. Previous research at ACHRI identified a gene mutation that they believe caused autism in one...

24 June, 2016 - CBC

Winnipeg’s libraries are getting “literacy playgrounds” — spaces where children can play on interactive educational structures designed to develop literacy and numeracy skills. "Certainly the research shows that there's a lot of merit to learning...

24 June, 2016 - The Globe and Mail

This obituary memorializes Bob Rumball, a preacher who was passionate about advocating for the deaf community in Ontario. Rumball was the preacher at the Evangelical Church of the Deaf in Toronto. He learned sign language and interpreted in...

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