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Habilitas donors inaugurate state-of-the-art Snoezelen room at Mackay Centre and PEL Schools

By Wendy SingerSeptember 12, 2019 Montreal , September 10, 2019 -After three years of planning, Habilitas Foundation (formerly the MAB-Mackay, Constance-Lethbridge and Camp Massawippi Foundations), the Mackay Centre and Philip E. Layton (PEL) Schools, and the Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre (previously MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre) unveiled a brand new Snoezelen® room at the Mackay Centre and PEL…
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Technology innovations that enhance lives, courtesy of Baptist Village

By Jason Davis July 15, 2019 Baptist Village Communities (BVC) is shaping the future of aging services. It is a contributing factor to BVC’s six decades of providing excellent services. The Bill and Susan Pierce Shaping the Future of Aging Services Fund gives Baptist Village Communities a considerable asset. This fund allows BVC to continue to…
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Educational space for special needs kids is a first of its kind

Designed by a Fremont special education teacher, the Sensory Courtyard is a calming space filled with butterflies, waterfalls, and even a swing. It looks to provide a calm environment for kids to learn and have fun. By Rachael Miner April 6, 2019 Little giggles and lots of jangles can be heard throughout the Sensory Courtyard. The…
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A room of one’s own

The YWCA’s Snoezelen Room is a completely customizable therapeutic space — and it’s now open to the public By Emma Reilly December 27, 2018 Jennifer McCombs sits cozily in a corner, her body swaddled in a large blanket. In her hands, which are securely tucked under the folds of the blanket, she holds two bright pink…
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