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Resources

Disclaimer:  This is a list of resources sent to us by members of our Program, the Medical Community in Saskatchewan, and/or public referrals.  The Little Wonders Family Program does not promote or get paid to advertise any of these resources, nor can we vouch personally for their work.  We are simply sharing what has helped others.  Please conduct your research accordingly.

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To ensure every child born with clubfoot in Canada has access to effective and timely treatment that follows best practice by experienced Ponseti-trained practitioners. We strive to support parents by providing accurate information, guidance, and advocacy.

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Dr. Goodenowe’s commitment to pioneering advances in health & wellness restoration provides unparalleled access to cutting-edge research, comprehensive education, and tailored services.

 

Our goal is to equip you with the essential resources you need to enhance your health and quality of life now and for years to come. 

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Through the support and generosity of local donors and volunteers, Ronald McDonald House Charities Saskatchewan (RMHC-SK) provides safe and comforting spaces for families caring for their sick child receiving medical treatment in Saskatchewan.

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At Hope Air, we believe that all Canadians should have access to the healthcare they need, regardless of where you live or if you can’t afford to travel. Which is why we’re committed to easing the stress of getting there by providing families, from coast to coast, with free flights and accommodations.

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Under Jordan's Principle we are ensuring that First Nations children can access the products, services and supports they need, when they need them, while we work with First Nations partners, provinces and territories to develop long-term approaches to help better address the unique needs of First Nations children.

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At ROKband Clinics, our mission is to offer world-class headshaping solutions while treating our families with compassion, dignity and respect.

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Helpful Benefits

Family Caregiver Benefit (EI - For working caregivers who need to go off for a hospital stay, surgery, or other acute medical need)

Compassionate Care Benefit (EI – For working caregivers whose children are palliative or end of life)

Disability Tax Credit (not everyone is eligible, but speak with pediatrician/family doctor if you think you may be as they have to fill out medical certificate)

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The SLN is a team of Speech Language Pathologists, a Speech Language Pathology Assistant, Occupational Therapists and a Psychologist who are passionate about communication, learning, and being fully engaged mentally and emotionally in relationships and daily activities. 

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LDAS strives to support individuals in achieving financial stability, sustainability, and improved understanding and awareness of learning disabilities and ADHD so they can reach their full potential and thrive in our community.

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Document with various resources in SK for families who have a child with Rett Syndrome.

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The Kinsmen Foundation provides specialized mobility and medical equipment to people and organizations throughout the province, as well as travel assistance for residents in need of vital medical treatment outside their home community.

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Pediatric physical therapy (also known as pediatric physiotherapy), is a specialized branch of physical therapy that addresses the unique needs of infants, children, and adolescents. It involves assessing, diagnosing, and treating various conditions affecting their physical development, movement, and functional abilities. 

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Saskatchewan Early Childhood Intervention Program (ECIP) services are offered in 14 regions across the province.  The Saskatchewan Ministry of Education funds ECIP to provide specialized services to families of young children between birth and school entry who are either at risk for, have a diagnosis of, or exhibit developmental delay.

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SaskAbilities supports people experiencing disability with programs and services to enhance their lives.

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Moms and Kids Health Saskatchewan is a program within the Saskatchewan Health Authority that is specifically designed to support patients who are pregnant, who are giving birth, for children, and for their families.

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Our Vision

All people are valued, supported, and included in every aspect of life.

Our Mission

To build and inspire an inclusive Saskatchewan by empowering and valuing people with intellectual disabilities.

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If you are a medical family, you can order a sweater from Little Wonders Mom - Ashley - without waiting for a product release drop.  Just send her a message to place your order.

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The Village YXE is a collaborative coworking space primarily supporting the prenatal, postpartum, and pediatric populations in Saskatoon. The Village provides an inclusive space for independent healthcare practitioners to provide services to their clients amongst a group of like-minded practitioners. The Village will be "home" to an array of practitioners including Pediatric Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist, Pediatric Psychologist, Maternal Mental Health Counsellor, Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, Newborn and Infant Feeding Specialist, Lactation Counsellor, Chiropractor, Massage Therapist and more. The Village allows for individuals to build their own businesses while experiencing many of the benefits that are often only experienced by employees such as administrative support, on-site parking, interoffice referrals, payment support, and more.

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Speech Therapy Saskatoon is comprised of a team of speech-language pathologists that provides therapy in a supportive environment conducive to learning. Our approach to treatment is multi-faceted. We use multiple modalities (e.g., writing, talking, gesturing and drawing) and employ multi-sensory techniques (e.g., utilizing texture and movement in the process) to help our clients reach their communication goals. As treatment unfolds, we build on our clients’ strengths, make it fun, learn together, build confidence and progress from there.

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Improving quality of life for everyone starts at the local level. We uphold gold standards of harm reduction that are recognized nationally. Every day we prove that harm reduction works.

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Our Mission

'To provide Person-Centered Support, Community engagement, and connection to services for people with diverse intellectual abilities and their core networks while striving to create systemic change'

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Our specialized equipment and treatments focus on improving mobility, strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, endurance, gross motor skills, cognition, motor planning, confidence, motivation, and more. With a large, experienced team we are able to provide custom programs based on each child’s distinct needs, from birth to 18 years old.

Typically developing children with injuries, or those looking to extend or improve their athletic careers through pre-habilitation enjoy our open space, engaging equipment, and thoughtful treatment plans, while those with lifelong conditions benefit from the playfulness and our creative support to help them stay motivated in their rehabilitation journey.

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Uniquely me provides assessment services for:

  • Learning challenges (i.e. Specific Learning Disabilities such as Dyslexia)

  • Attention challenges (i.e. Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder)

  • Cognitive abilities (i.e. Intellectual Developmental Disorder)

  • Giftedness

  • Non-diagnostic screens for social/emotional and behavioural concerns (e.g. anxiety, depression, executive functioning, autism)

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A mom of two, wife, Speech-Language Pathologist, and Certified Breastfeeding Specialist with a focus on newborn, infant, and pediatric feeding and swallowing. For nearly a decade I have been supporting little ones and their families through complex feeding journeys. I have worked with hundreds of parents and clients from all walks of life and have come to realize that there are only a few things that all of those families hoped for: support, guidance, and the comfort in knowing that their little ones’ feeding is heading in the right direction.

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A variety of services for infants and children, such as Body Talk, Craniosacral Therapy, and Massage.

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Our mission is to provide the community of Saskatoon and surrounding areas with a hands-on, holistic, patient-centred approach to healthcare. 

We aim to inspire and educate our patients to become active participants in their own wellbeing through the use of inter-professional collaboration.

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This company was founded on our passion and drive to change our community after discovering the lack of childcare for children with diverse behavioural needs. Our goal became to offer a new advancement toward childcare by incorporating a therapeutic approach to their everyday growth and development. We have seen children quickly develop a sense of independence and confidence in the environment we have created. It has given a new purpose to our lives by connecting with families across Saskatchewan and seeing what our service can bring to their lives.

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The Alvin Buckwold Child Development Program (ABCDP) located at Kinsmen Children's Centre is a place for kids to learn and grow. We see kids up to 18 years of age who have or are at risk for developmental, cognitive and/or physical challenges.

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Autism Services is a Saskatoon-based, charitable organization dedicated to providing advocacy, support, education, recreational, and social and residential programs and services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families. Any family having an individual with characteristics or a diagnosis of autism, or any other disorder on the Autism Spectrum, may qualify for service.

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Prairie OT provides private Occupational Therapy services to children in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

 

Therapy may be provided at your child’s home, daycare or preschool. 

 

In-home therapy is convenient for families and supports a child’s ability to learn and practice new skills in their natural environment.  

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We observed a gap in programming for children with neurological conditions (such as Cerebral Palsy). We then set out to train our staff and develop a program that would be sufficient. In 2016 we launched our comprehensive Children’s Program. Along with ABT, this program includes: The Therasuit Method®, MNRI Reflex Integration, and Functional Electrical Stimulation.

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