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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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Pacekids, Special needs school, ECS graduation

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, a Pacekids’ alumni, 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. Thank

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Calgary Childrens Foundation Logo

Virtual Music Therapy is a Highlight to Children Learning from Home

Thanks to the support of the Calgary Children’s Foundation, Pacekids Programs has been providing Music Therapy sessions lead by JB Music Therapy (JBMT) to over 200 children in their Early Childhood Services (ECS) and Kindergarten programs since September. Research has shown that music can be an engaging and attractive stimulus for everyone regardless of a person’s age or ability. Studies have shown that Preschool children in an early intervention music program show high on-task behavior during sessions and a high success rate in language development, social skills, cognitive concepts, motor skills, and music knowledge. With inclusion and play-based learning at

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Special needs child with mother

Immediate Availability for FSCD Funded Therapist Only – DBA Contract Spots (via Zoom!)

During these unprecedented times when COVID-19 related physical distancing measures are impacting the supports FSCD families may require, Pacekids is pleased to provide additional “Therapist Only – Developmental Behaviour Aide (DBA)” contracts. Delivery Details: Sessions will be facilitated through video conferencing exclusively (no in person sessions will be conducted even once physical distancing measures are lifted). Families must be able to receive programming via video session. Note: Pacekids uses Zoom Pro with advanced security features to ensure the privacy and security of all sessions. Contracts will be 6 months long and will not be renewed unless physical distancing measures are

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Aria, Special Needs Child using PC Eye Gaze

Ariya Finds Her Voice

Ariya started with Pacekids Programs in September of 2015 in the Early Childhood Services Program. This beautiful little girl has Rett Syndrome, which for Ariya means she is in an adaptive wheel chair, has limited motor skills and is completely non-verbal. When Ariya started working with the Pacekids Speech Team, she began learning how to use an eye gaze technology device called the PC Eye that was generously funded by the TELUS Calgary Community Board. This technology tracks an individual’s eye movements on a screen, allowing them to select wants and needs, express feelings and communicate with others. The PC

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Triple P Seminars are Going Virtual!

Pacekids is excited to be offering two virtual Triple P seminars at no charge to Calgary & region families. These sessions will provide real world information to help in parenting a child with a disability. (You can attend any seminar that is of interest to you, or even attend both!) The Triple P Seminars will be held via Zoom. Zoom is a free application that can be used on virtually any device including a smartphone, tablet or computer. The seminars will be password protected and secure. You get the same great service & information but from the comfort of your

Read More »
Woman with special needs child at home

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

Read More »
Pacekids, Special needs school, ECS graduation

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, a Pacekids’ alumni, 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. Thank

Read More »
Calgary Childrens Foundation Logo

Virtual Music Therapy is a Highlight to Children Learning from Home

Thanks to the support of the Calgary Children’s Foundation, Pacekids Programs has been providing Music Therapy sessions lead by JB Music Therapy (JBMT) to over 200 children in their Early Childhood Services (ECS) and Kindergarten programs since September. Research has shown that music can be an engaging and attractive stimulus for everyone regardless of a person’s age or ability. Studies have shown that Preschool children in an early intervention music program show high on-task behavior during sessions and a high success rate in language development, social skills, cognitive concepts, motor skills, and music knowledge. With inclusion and play-based learning at

Read More »
Special needs child with mother

Immediate Availability for FSCD Funded Therapist Only – DBA Contract Spots (via Zoom!)

During these unprecedented times when COVID-19 related physical distancing measures are impacting the supports FSCD families may require, Pacekids is pleased to provide additional “Therapist Only – Developmental Behaviour Aide (DBA)” contracts. Delivery Details: Sessions will be facilitated through video conferencing exclusively (no in person sessions will be conducted even once physical distancing measures are lifted). Families must be able to receive programming via video session. Note: Pacekids uses Zoom Pro with advanced security features to ensure the privacy and security of all sessions. Contracts will be 6 months long and will not be renewed unless physical distancing measures are

Read More »
Aria, Special Needs Child using PC Eye Gaze

Ariya Finds Her Voice

Ariya started with Pacekids Programs in September of 2015 in the Early Childhood Services Program. This beautiful little girl has Rett Syndrome, which for Ariya means she is in an adaptive wheel chair, has limited motor skills and is completely non-verbal. When Ariya started working with the Pacekids Speech Team, she began learning how to use an eye gaze technology device called the PC Eye that was generously funded by the TELUS Calgary Community Board. This technology tracks an individual’s eye movements on a screen, allowing them to select wants and needs, express feelings and communicate with others. The PC

Read More »

Triple P Seminars are Going Virtual!

Pacekids is excited to be offering two virtual Triple P seminars at no charge to Calgary & region families. These sessions will provide real world information to help in parenting a child with a disability. (You can attend any seminar that is of interest to you, or even attend both!) The Triple P Seminars will be held via Zoom. Zoom is a free application that can be used on virtually any device including a smartphone, tablet or computer. The seminars will be password protected and secure. You get the same great service & information but from the comfort of your

Read More »
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