How to help your child's social skills when they can't play with other children
Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 01:55 PM
This article was written by Shonna Tuck, a Speech-Language Pathologist at CHEO. We hope these tips help you create opportunities for social learning at home.
These are difficult, uncertain days. If you are a parent who entered this pandemic already worried about your child's ability to socialize with peers, not being able to have your child interact with other children may be an additional stressor. Please know, that in times like these, what is most important is that you and your family...
A thank you letter
Posted on Monday, April 06, 2020 02:16 PM
Thank you St Patrick's Elementary School's grade 4/5 immersion class who sent us these awesome thank you notes! Everyone at CHEO — our nurses, clerks, food service staff, doctors, environmental services staff and more were so inspired by your words!Photo Gallery: Thank you from St Patrick's Elementary School will appear here on the public site.
We're still the same superheros, just wearing a different uniform!
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 11:42 AM
We're still the same superheroes...we're just wearing different uniforms! We're still your favourite CHEO doctors, nurses and staff, we just look a bit different right now from what you're used to seeing.
You might see a lot of us wearing gloves, a gown (that’s a long shirt) and a mask to keep everyone safe and protected from germs. Learn more:
Reunited 22 years later as CHEO colleagues!
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 11:26 AM
Reunited and it feels so good! Staff across CHEO have been redeployed to areas where they are needed most. Dominique and Andrea have both been redeployed to be screeners at our entrances, when they recognized eachother - Dominique was Andrea’s physiotherapist when she was a child!
The photo of the two of them that Dominique is holding has been in her office all this time.Get regular updates
Visit our COVID-19 page for up-to-date information about what CHEO is doing to protect kids, families...
COVID-19 screening team
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 11:10 AM
Rest assured that all kids, caregivers, staff and medical staff are being screened before entering the building by our friendly screeners! Everyone’s safety is always our top priority. A big thank you to our screening team who are taking on this important role.
If you're a child, youth, caregiver, staff or medical staff coming to CHEO, please follow the physical distancing markers while you wait to be screened. Once in the building, keep two meters apart and wash or sanitize your hands often.Get...