We have highlighted below some key sites that you might find useful. If you have a specific concern or question, please contact us directly.



Recommended Books

  • The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge
  • Congenital Hemiplegia by Brian Neville and Robert Goodman
  • No Mind Left Behind by Adam Cox
  • It Takes Two to Talk by Pepper & Weitzman
  • Views from Our Shoes by Donald Meyer
  • My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Taylor
  • The Man Who Forgot How to Read, Howard Engel
  • It's OK to be Different, Todd Parr
  • What I like about Me, Allia Nolan
  • Whoever you Are, Mem Fox
  • The Skin You Live In, Michael Taylor
  • We're Different We're the Same, Bobbi Kates
  • Kids Beyond Limits, Anat Baniel
  • The Little Dark Spot, How I Came to Terms with my Baby's Stroke, Helene Louise

Recommended Blogs/Sites

Family Support

HemiKids an online support group for families -

Ambassador Program The CPSSA has established an Ambassador's Program that will enable newly diagnosed families to be matched with more experienced families to share experiences and provide emotional support. Please contact the CPSSA directly if you would like to be a part of the Ambassador's Program.

Kids in Victoria website with special needs family forum -

Community Options in Victoria, support group for parents of kids with disabilities as well as other services -

Cridge Centre, can help find a respite worker as well as other services where child care is provided while parents are given a night out -

For Kids

Special Need Apps for Kids:
Dealing with Bullying:
Adapted sports camp in the Chicago area that will accept Canadian kids
Dare2Tri Kids Camp:


Centennial Infant and Child Centre has a good overview of funding sources available in Ontario
Canadian Pediatric Stroke Support Association (CPSSA) Send E-mail   

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