BLOOM ~ November ~ 2020 
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'Wholeness comes in lots of packages.' So why do we design the world for the average body?
Sara Hendren's new book 'What Can a Body Do?' explores how design of the world around us advantages certain bodies and shuts others out.
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Is your teen being bullied? This book is for you and your child
Emily Lovegrove is an autistic psychologist in Wales who is known as The Bullying Doctor.
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A study on siblings grows out of a parent's desire to help her young daughter
'We know this group of kids have higher levels of perfectionism and trying to always be in control, and to not be a burden.'
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Training in a hospital kitchen helps Congxiao land a new job
A 10-month job training program at Holland Bloorview is preparing high school students for the world of work.
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PPE costs push an Ontario day program to sell chocolates
Steer Friends' monthly bill for masks, shields, gowns and hand sanitizer is $1,430. And that doesn't include cleaning supplies.
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You give a voice to everyone and I love how your articles always make others see a different perspective.
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Carolyn But, online
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See Holland Bloorview's Events listing and click on the month for more details.

DECEMBER 2
WHAT CAN I BE WHEN I GROW UP?
Early strategies to promote employment for families with children aged 5-15.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. To register for this virtual event e-mail lhowsonstrong@hollandbloorview.ca

PARENT SUPPORT NETWORK: Virtual Learning and Advocacy
A supportive place for discussion.
4-5 p.m. To register for the virtual event, e-mail smoynagh@hollandbloorview.ca or call 416-425-6220, ext. 6146

DECEMBER 9
LEGAL QUESTIONS ABOUT TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD
With PBO Lawyer Hannah Lee
12 p.m.-1 p.m.
To register for this virtual event, e-mail smoynagh@hollandbloorview.ca or call 416-425-6220, ext 6146
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shoutouts
Engineering professor awarded Canada's top science prize
University of Toronto researcher Molly Schoichet, an expert in designing hydrogels that mimic human tissues to treat disease, has won the $1 million Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal, Canada's top science prize.
Coyotes cut ties with draft pick over bullying conviction
The Arizona Coyotes have renounced the rights to top 2020 draft pick Mitchell Miller after learning more about his 2016 assault conviction for bullying a Black classmate with disabilities.
Calling all disabled filmmakers producing disability culture content
ReelAbilities Film Festival seeks Canadian and international shorts, features and documentaries about Deaf and disability cultures by filmmakers with disabilities and/or who are Deaf. E-mail liviyam@mnjcc.org by Jan. 1, 2021.
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'Kapit's debut is an exceedingly rare #OwnVoices account of an autistic girl - centred on that character - that gives a clear, authentic, and universally relatable representation of autism while telling a positive, upbeat, feel-good story about a girl's fight to play the games she loves.'
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'Diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of eight, Dr. Camilla Pang struggled to understand the world around her...Now armed with a PhD in biochemistry, Camilla dismantles our obscure social customs and identifies what it really means to be human using her unique expertise and a language she knows best: science.'
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