Annual General Meeting of Grandview Children's Centre:
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Oshawa site: 600 Townline Road South
Refreshments will be served
RSVP by June 14 to:
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We're celebrating our 60th Anniversary!
We are seeking former Trustees of Grandview Children's Centre to join us to mark the occasion.
Former Trustees should contact Grandview by June 5 to provide their name and address:
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Grandview is excited to host the Accreditation Canada surveyors from June 3 to 6, 2013.
Accreditation Canada's programs and guidance have helped organizations promote quality health care for over 50 years. Accreditation Canada is a not-for-profit, independent organization accredited by the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) that provides national and international health care organizations with an external peer review process to assess and improve…Read more
Grandview's Ajax site, located at 570 Westney Road South, re-opened for service on Monday, May 6, 2013 following restorations due to a flood that occured on February 25, 2013.
Many thanks to a great team from the restoration company, Service Master Clean of Durham, our hard-working Grandview staff, and our community partners, Resources for Exceptional Children and Youth - Durham…Read more
For 31 days, a news team from Metroland Durham Region Media Group got to know seven local children with special needs who rely on the services at Grandview Children's Centre. The news team, consiting of award-winning community journalist Jennifer O'Meara, videographer Leeanna McLean, and photographers Sabrina Byrnes, Celia Klemenz, Jason Liebregts, Ron Pietroniro and Ryan Pfeiffer,…Read more
The ‘I Am A Promise’ Award is a bursary for clients of Grandview Children's Centre who plan to continue their post secondary education. It was established by Ruth Althouse, a former Principal of Campbell Children’s School, the education partner of Grandview, co-located at our main site in Oshawa.
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On Saturday March 23, 2013, Grandview Children's Centre and the Ontario Early Years Centres co-hosted SPRING INTO LITERACY: a training day focused on early literacy and numeracy for parents, professionals and students.
Click here to view over 80 images from Spring into…Read more
The Durham Summer Camp & Inclusive Recreation Fair 2013 showcasing programs and services for children and youth with special needs turned out to be quite the exciting evening at Grandview on April 4, 2013.
- day and overnight summer camps
- how to choose…Read more
On January 14, 2013, Grandview's satellite office in Bowmanville, located at the Edna Thomson Child Care Centre, experienced a flood. Services will no longer be provided by Grandview at this location.
We are currently in the process of securing space in Bowmanville for our clients residing in east Durham Region.
In the interim, our East clients will be treated at both the Lakeridge Health Bowmanville…Read more
In accordance with our 2012-2017 Strategic Plan, Grandview Children's Centre participates in research activity and teaching in the field of children’s rehabilitation.
We are proud to introduce the students currently learning at Grandview:
Although we recently expanded the parking lot at our Oshawa site, parking space remains limited due to the addition of staff and clients from our Ajax and Bowmanville sites that have been relocated to our Oshawa site (our Ajax and Bowmanville sites are temporarily closed due to flooding).
We therefore ask you to follow these guidelines for parking:
- ensure you are parking your vehicle in…Read more
On December 3, 2012, Social Work Services at Grandview Children’s Centre hosted a Link & Learn for caregivers titled: “Life... After Diagnosis.”
Special guest speaker, Anchel Krishna, blogger for Today’s Parent, and mom of 2-year old Syona, who has Cerebral Palsy, spoke of learning about and coming to terms with her daughter’s disability.
Following Anchel’s presentation, a panel consisting of Grandview…Read more
For 8 weeks in October and November 2012, nineteen Grandview clients between the ages of 7 to 18 had the opportunity to engage in a weekly program highlighting a variety of parasports in Durham Region. The primary goal of the group was…Read more
Grandview welcomes Andrea Belanger as our new Family Facilitator!
By definition, a Family Facilitator is the parent of a child with special needs who is able to provide resources and support to other families caring for children with special needs.
Andrea has 2 young children, both of whom have received services at Grandview Children's Centre. As a toddler, Andrea's daughter, Mia, now…Read more
For the third year in a row, a team of Grandview Kids, their families, friends, and Grandview staff, along with members of our community, participated in the Charity Challenge at the 2012 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k in support of Grandview Children's Foundation.
The athletic competition attracted over 24,000…Read more
If you've visited the Oshawa site of Grandview Children's Centre lately, you may have noticed a small change that has resulted in a significant accessibility improvement at our reception desk. We're excited to share the story of what inspired the change.
It all started with a presentation led by Together We Rock!Read more
Based on feedback from families and utilization statistics, we are no longer offering Sunday appointments.
Our current hours of operation:
Oshawa (600 Townline Road South):
- Monday to Thursday: 8:00am to 7:00pm
- Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
- Saturday: 2 per month…Read more
We want to ensure the public is informed about this policy change as it also affects all families in Durham Region that seek private clinical services for their children in our community, including those who seek…Read more
Leslie explained the importance of this new position at Grandview: “The launch of the PPL role, as well as the Discipline Lead assignments, supports Grandview’s Strategic Initiative of Interprofessional Practice Excellence. We…Read more
The Ottobock ParaGolfer is a motorized all-terrain mobility device that enables the user to raise themselves to a standing position in order to swing a golf club.
Doug Summers, owner of Lakeridge Links Golf…Read more
"Give Your Everything." That was the powerful theme of Grandview's 2012 Independence Retreat held from July 30 to August 1 at Eaglewood Resort, a camp in Pefferlaw, Ontario.
Grandview's Independence Retreat is an annual event that enables clients from age 12 to 15 to experience two nights away from home Read more
Cast Camp is for children between the age of 5 to 9 with cerebral palsy (CP) hemiplegia. These children have one side of their body affected by CP and could benefit from constraint-induced movement…Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 is a big day at Grandview Children's Centre - the launch of our new, modernized, family-focussed, electronic client information system: GoldCare.
In the spring of 2010, the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services announced funding to the Ontario Association of Children’s Rehabilitation Services (OACRS), the non-profit, independent organization that represents 21 children's treatment centres (CTCs) across…Read more
Many of our Grandview Kids have faced this dilemma, but thanks to an innovative partnership initiated by Grandview, that's history now.
Clients of Grandview with scoliosis are referred to Grandview's Orthopaedic Clinic for an assessment…Read more
Grandview's own Sean Towgood is the recipient of a $1,000 Scholarship Award from the Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services (OACRS).
Grandview Children's Centre is a proud member of OACRS, representing the interests of all 21 children's treatment centres across the province of Ontario.
Sean was presented with the scholarship, along with a gift, by OACRS Chief Executive Officer Linda Kenny during…Read more
At Grandview Children’s Centre, we take great pride in our most valuable asset, our staff. To honour their work, the following award winners were announced at our 27th Annual General Meeting on June 14, 2012:
Our talented staff work hard every day to make Grandview a warm and welcoming place where…Read more
The meeting was attended by the Centre Board of Trustees, staff and families.
Linda Kenny, Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services (OACRS), of which Grandview is a member, was…Read more
Grandview Children's Foundation recently made a significant financial contribution to boost the technological capabilities of Grandview Children's Centre with the purchase of new iPads and a SMART Board.
- tablet technology facilitates communication with children and youth who have special needs in the area of speech and language
In the fall of 2011, Grandview Children’s Centre initiated a strategic plan renewal process. In the dynamic environment of a growing region, developments in children’s rehabilitation treatment, challenging economic times for the Ontario Government constraining its funding, and increasing numbers of children and youth with special needs, a responsive Strategic Plan was needed.
Key concepts were developed by the Board of Trustees at a planning retreat…Read more
On Saturday May 26, 2012, the Durham Preschool Speech and Language Program at Grandview Children's Centre and the Ontario Early Years Centres co-hosted 'Spring Into Literacy' a full-day conference for Early Childhood Educators, daycare providers, Junior and Senior Kindergarten Teachers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Communicative Disorders Assistants, students and volunteers.
On Saturday, May 26, as part of the contribution of Grandview Children's Centre to the Tri-Regional Blind-Low Vision Program, the first-ever Blind-Low Vision "Swim Meet" was hosted by Family Support Services in the therapy pool at Grandview's Oshawa site.
Sal Lassenza, Early Childhood Vision Consultant from the Ontario Foundation for Visually Impaired Children, worked with Stephanie Stoddard and…
Grandview Children's Centre is proud to be selected as a client of the UOIT Faculty of Business and Information Technology Capstone program.
The Capstone program focuses on solving business problems through no-cost consulting. Fourth year Commerce and I.T. students are working in a custom team with a faculty advisor.
This mutually beneficial opportunity will allow UOIT students to apply their academic skills to accomplish…Read more
Grandview Children's Centre has been selected as the lead agency for the “Durham Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)-based Services” and has partnered with Lake Ridge Community Support Services and Resources for Exceptional Children and Youth – Durham Region for…Read more