JMCC Shared Stories
JMCC Shared Stories
Every child is unique, as is their journey with the John McGivney Children’s Centre. We would love to hear your story: whether you are a client, a parent, a caregiver, a friend or just know someone who is connected to JMCC, please share your experiences.

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Jackson's Journey to Recovery
Date Posted September 14, 2016
By The Kustra Family
At the age of two, Jackson suffered a rare cerebellar stroke. We spent the next 11 weeks at Children’s Hospital in London and then moved on to rehab in TO for another five months. Needless to say, we were all emotionally spent and longed to get back home. Upon discharge from Ho more
My Journey at John McGivney Children's Centre
Date Posted June 01, 2016
My journey with JMCC (formerly known as the Children’s Rehabilitation Centre of Windsor and Essex County) started when I was just a little guy.  I was enrolled in the Centre’s school at an early age and also received physiotherapy; over the years I was fortunate to access seating and mobility servic more
This Centre Is A True Blessing To Our Family
Date Posted June 21, 2013
By the Muscat Family
When I hear someone talking about The John McGivney Children's Centre my heart is overjoyed. This Centre has been a true blessing to our family. Vanessa, has been attending since she was diagnosed with 1p36 Chromosome Deletion Syndrome at 6 months old. Her therapists have dedic more
JMCC Feels Like Home
Date Posted June 21, 2013
By Nola Millin
I started at the pre-school program when the Centre was located in the basement of the Red Cross building on Ouellette Avenue, long before it was JMCC. I progressed into the school program which was on the main floor of the Red Cross building. When I entered the school program, my m more
Moving Forward To Be The Best You Can Be
Date Posted June 21, 2013
By Faith Fynbo
Hi! My name is Faith Fynbo and I have Cerebral Palsy. I started my journey with JMCC as an infant. At 2 years of age I attended the preschool program, with Kellie Krause as my teacher, receiving occupational, physio and communication therapy. I guess the speech therapy worked because more

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