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Introducing Champion for Children

Pacekids Programs is thrilled to introduce Champion for Children, a community of monthly donors committed to helping children thrive.   By making a monthly contribution in an amount that suits their budget, these Champions are helping children take their first steps, say first words, and meet milestones many were told they may not see.   As Adrianne, a Pacekids parent says, “One dollar isn’t translated to one unit of work or one minute of time. It is changing a child’s life, potentially forever. It’s giving them something so that they can actually thrive in the way that they are capable of but

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G’s Journey with Pacekids

“Our journey with Pacekids started in the fall of 2019 when we got an approval from FSCD to start Specialized Services process for our daughter, G, who was 3 years old at that time. G was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and was attending a daycare full time. It was the first year when FSCD relaxed their processes and allowed the therapy team to attend both daycare/preschool setting as well as continue with the home visits. This was ideal for us, since both my husband and I had full-time jobs and could not possibly had the therapy at home all

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Golf for Pacekids is a Hole in One!

On Thursday, September 24, 2020 participants teed off at Cottonwood Golf & Country Club to participate in the first annual Golf for Pacekids presented by BD&P. Thanks to the generous support of Cottonwood and BD&P, Pacekids was able to safely host 63 participants on a beautiful Fall morning to raise critical funding for Pacekids’ Early Childhood Services program. The tournament saw Pacekids supporters, families and community members come together to raise nearly $12,000 for Pacekids! Pictured at the 1st annual Golf for Pacekids are board members, Kyle Edwards (Left) and Scott Matson (Right) and Executive Director, Alex Reed (Middle).  

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Special Needs Child Using Scissors

Home-Based Early Childhood Services (ECS) Program

Program Overview of Home-Based ECS Program Pacekids’ Home-Based ECS Program has been created to meet the needs of Calgarian families who have a child who has a severe delay/diagnosis as well as medical conditions or considerations that may prevent them from attending a centre-based program. Aimed at offering a valuable, early intervention educational experience for children who are unable to attend a centre-based program, this home- based program will be led by a Certified Teacher, with comprehensive support from Pacekids’ clinical ECS team and Classroom Therapy Aides (CTA). School-year calendar and programming hours align with Pacekids’ centre-based ECS program; half

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Triple P Seminars via Zoom – New July & August Dates

To help our community keep learning during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Pacekids is excited and proud to offer two complimentary Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) seminars online.  The seminars will be offered via ZOOM and will be password protected and secure.  You get the same great service and information, but from the comfort of your home! The two Triple P sessions we are offering will provide real world information and may be of value to parents, or any individual working with children with disabilities under the age of 12.  People are encouraged to attend either seminar that is of interest

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Thriving Eight-Year-Old Alumni Gives Back to Pacekids

“Pacekids helped me to become who I am.”  – Tyler, Pacekids Alumni Pacekids Programs relies heavily on the support of generous donors and community partners to provide critical early intervention to children with special needs in Calgary. Tyler and his family know firsthand what a difference Pacekids can make. Tyler graduated from Pacekids two years ago – and today, Tyler is thriving. This Spring, when Tyler’s mom explained that Pacekids was seeking donations to provide support to other children, he wanted to help! Tyler had been saving for a bike, and decided to donate $100 from his saving to Pacekids.

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Introducing Champion for Children

Pacekids Programs is thrilled to introduce Champion for Children, a community of monthly donors committed to helping children thrive.   By making a monthly contribution in an amount that suits their budget, these Champions are helping children take their first steps, say first words, and meet milestones many were told they may not see.   As Adrianne, a Pacekids parent says, “One dollar isn’t translated to one unit of work or one minute of time. It is changing a child’s life, potentially forever. It’s giving them something so that they can actually thrive in the way that they are capable of but

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