SMILE provides financial assistance in the form of scholarships to families who are in need of therapy, respite services, and adaptive equipment.
Summer 2020 applications are now CLOSED. The Summer 2020 financial assistance program is supported by Penny Appeal Canada
SMILE Case Management
Case management begins with a SMILE intake interview that identifies the needs of children and youth and their families. Families are then connected with various government and private resources within the community to help access funding, respite, therapy, and other supports. To access this service email
Recfest is a sporting event celebrating diversity in the community in Partnership with Special Olympics Ontario! Check it out HERE
Parent Educational Workshops
Educational workshops assist parents in developing new skills to assist with their children. We host everything from specific health-related workshops to leadership seminars, tax seminars etc.
Interested in hosting workshop? Email us at
Community Lecture Series
Community Lecture Series is an opportunity for the broader community to learn about disability issues - challenges, successes and impact on individuals and society- with the goal of creating awareness and inclusion. Book a presentation today!
Where kids can be Kids! Fun events for everyone! Check out the Events page for our next event!
SMILE has an Inclusion Task Force that works on issues of accessibility and inclusion within community events, Islamic and private schools. We work on a consultation basis with community members, religious leaders and advocates to ensure accessibility in all spaces.
Virtual Respite Mentorship Program
SMILE Kids and SMILE Youth will get matched with a volunteer and will have the opportunity for 1-to-1 mentorship, academic support, and create long-lasting friendships. Find out more HERE