#StoriesbyJessica @TeamMinekee | Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital | Alexander Hodge

#StoriesbyJessica @TeamMinekee | Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital | Alexander Hodge

On Monday, July 29th, 2019, I went to the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital to interview some of the staff members alongside my team mates.  This opportunity was provided for us by TStv (Toronto Student Media Network) – thank you!All together we interviewed 5 different staff members that have very different and interesting jobs at the hosptial:  Dr. Melanie Penner, Robyn Persaud, Shannon Crossman, Alexander Hodge of the BRI and Erin Johnston of the Holland…

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Stories by Bobo | Robyn Persaud, Life Skills Coach, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Stories by Bobo | Robyn Persaud, Life Skills Coach, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

My experience at Holland Bloorview Rehabilitation Hospital was an amazing journey that I will never forget!  I had the opportunity to meet professionals who worked inside the building, helping patients with disabilities.  Many of these people were inspiring and passionate about their jobs – especially Robyn Persaud! It was my pleasure to interview Robyn and learn about what she does as a life skills coach. It was very interesting to learn more about the programs…

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#Storiesby Justin with Team Minekee at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

#Storiesby Justin with Team Minekee at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

On Monday July 29th, me and 3 other team mates went to Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital to conduct some interviews for TStv.  It was a very educational trip where we got to interview numerous staff at the hospital who had very different roles in the hospital. I had the privilege to interview Dr. Melanie Penner who is a paediatrician and a clinician investigator at the hospital whose focus is research in autism service delivery….

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Victoria speaks with Shannon Crossman at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Victoria speaks with Shannon Crossman at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

On Monday, July 29th,  I and my Team Minekee teammates went to Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital to conduct interviews with members of the hospital staff.  I had the honour of speaking with Shannon Crossman who is the team lead in music and arts and also the coordinator of the Spiral Garden.During the interview, I was able to understand more in-depth about the treatments and fun and interesting music and art activities that Shannon and…

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Team Minekee at the Mississauga Dragon Boat Festival

Team Minekee at the Mississauga Dragon Boat Festival

Today, June 9th, 2019, was the 16th annual #MDBF2019 (Mississauga Dragon Boat Festival.) This event was held at the mouth of the Credit River in Port Credit and was an extraordinary event. MDBF raises funds for Cardiac Kids, a non-profit group established in 2000 to help children, in support of the SickKids Foundation. Their objective is to raise money for children with congenital heart disease. These funds are used to support the children and staff…

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