Thank you to Halal Meals for sponsoring our Hospital Support program.
1) Halal Meals provide a 20% discount code for our families!
2) Halal Meals deliver to hospital and home locations, Ontario - Wide!
3) Halal Meals sponsors a SMILE family every 3 months
SMILE has switched gears to support our families during the pandemic.
A sporting event celebrating diversity in the community in partnership with Special Olympics Ontario!
Funded by Penny Appeal Canada, the Respite program supports SMILE families in need by providing funding for respite services to give parents a much-needed break while children are safely looked after.
An opportunity for families and caregivers to be paired with a parent coach who has a background in speech, language or applied behaviour
analysis (ABA) to address a child's needs.
SMILE's Hospital Support Program
SMILE recently launched a support group for parents that have children at Sick Kids Hospital.
An opportunity for the broader community to learn about disability issues - challenges, successes and impact on individuals & society - with
the goal of creating awareness and inclusion
Working on issues of accessibility and inclusion within community events, Islamic and private schools. We work on a consultation basis with community
members, religious leaders & advocates to ensure accessibility in all spaces.
Virtual Mentorship Program
SMILE kids and youth will get matched with a volunteer and will have the opportunity for a 1-to-1 mentorship, academic support and creative long-
Parent Support Groups
SMILE hosts Mom's and Dad's Support Groups to provide parents with a safe space to interact with like-minded parents that come from shared
backgrounds. These are facilitated by qualified speakers and professionals.
In the form of scholarships to families who are in need of therapy, respite services and adaptive equipment, Stay tuned on our social media for when the
next scholarship application opens.
Therapy groups with qualified professionals to support families in a fun and unique way. Past programs have included soccer clinics, art classes
and yoga therapy!
Case management begins with a SMILE intake interview that identifies the needs of children, youth and their families. Families are connected with various
government and private resources to help access supports.