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Pedestrian safety for kids

Over 2,400 children are injured on Canada’s roads every year. Find out how to prepare your child for their school commute.

Your child’s eye exam

Teach your child what to expect at their eye exam, as well as the role of each professional on their vision care team.

Learning disabilities at school

Find out about the different types of learning disabilities and how they are diagnosed and treated to help children succeed.

Obsessive compulsive disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) involves troubling, intrusive thoughts and/or strict rituals to feel less worried. Read on to find out more.

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD):
Learn about changes to diagnosis criteria.

Halloween safety: From costumes to candy, find out how to keep kids safe.

Belly Bonanza: Use this video to help your child learn how our bodies digest food.

ADHD and school: Help your child develop study skills and other “academic enablers”.

Halloween: Share these child-friendly tips for staying safe at home and outside.

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