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.



To Share your own Story, please submit it online by clicking here.
OACRS 2012 Conference a Great Family Experience
Date Posted December 05, 2012
On behalf of Christine, Trajan, and myself I would like to express our gratitude for inviting us to the Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services (OACRS) Conference. We met with wonderful representatives
of other Centres; North Bay with para-alpine skiing, enlightening us on program ...read more
An Honour to John McGivney on the Occasion of his 90th Birthday Celebration
Date Posted December 05, 2012
I am honoured to share my story in celebration of the 90th birthday of a man whose vision has touched so many lives. My journey began in 1986 when I was born with cerebral palsy and my parents were told by doctors that I would never walk or live on my own independently.

As you can imagine that wa ...read more
Becoming The Vibrant 4 Year Old She Is Today
Date Posted December 05, 2012
Our daughter was referred to the John McGivney Children’s Centre at 4 months of age by her paediatrician due to some concerns related to her prematurity. Julia was born at 32 weeks and weighed 3lbs 12oz at birth. She started receiving physiotherapy and occupational therapy once a week and was being ...read more
Our Initial Nerves Were Quickly Dispelled
Date Posted December 05, 2012
Our four year old son Luke has been a client of the John McGivney Children’s Centre since he was nine months of age. By the time he was six months, we realized Luke wasn’t developing like his two older brothers had. He also started having seizures and other health problems. We were worried, frustrat ...read more
In Our Community
Date Posted December 05, 2012
Alexander was born at an early 25 weeks gestation weighing a mere 1 pound and 14 oz. He fought for 5 months in the neonatal intensive care unit until finally he was able to go home. From the beginning Alexander faced extreme odds against him. We, as parents, faced an undefined future for our son. Al ...read more

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