January Adult Workshop Call

January 18, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Please note that this month's call is on a WEDNESDAY and the CALL-IN DETAILS HAVE CHANGED. Please click more for details. Workshop Date: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 @8pm (ET). This workshop conference call series is designed specifically for adults with a facial difference. The purposes of these calls are to:

  • Provide an opportunity to connect with other adults who can relate to your experiences and feelings
  • Provide useful information, strategies and ideas
  • Provide a safe and trusting place to share and learn
  • Share life experiences


Ally Event: SickKids ‘Treble Cleft’ Choir for Kids with Facial Differences

February 9, 2017 / 6:00 pm / Toronto

SickKids Hospital is hosting an event for current/former patients of SickKids' cleft and/or craniofacial program. Come Sing With Us! Join the 'Treble Cleft' Choir!!! Once a month on Thursdays, 6-7pm in Marnie's Studio.  RSVP to Farah Sheikh, Social Worker - 416.813.6795 or farah.sheikh@sickkids.ca Rehearsal Dates Oct 13 Nov 10 Dec 8 Jan 12 Feb 9 Mar 9 Apr 13 May 11 June 8


GTA Ice Skating Social

February 19, 2017 / 12:30 pm / Toronto

It's that time of year again! Time to brave the cold and lace up the skates! Social events are an opportunity for members of the AboutFace community to gather, discuss shared experiences, share information, and have fun! Hope to see you there! DATE: Sunday, February 19th, 2016 TIME: 12:30-2:30pm LOCATION: Natrel Rink at Harbourfront Centre - 235 Queens Quay West, TO, ON, M5V2G8 COST: FREE RSVP: to Amanda (amanda@aboutface.ca) or to our Facebook Event Rental skates and helmets are available to rent: $5 - skates for children 12 and under $10 - skates for adults 13+ $5 - helmet $12 - skates and helmet


April 25 2017

Ally Event: 2016/17 SickKids Cleft Lip and Palate Newborn/Toddler Parent Group

April 25, 2017 / 12:00 am / Toronto

Come join our parent group to meet other families, share experiences and learn from our team members. The Hospital for Sick Children 555 University Avenue, Room 1250, Elm Wing Please RSVP: Farah Sheikh  (Social Worker) farah.sheikh@sickkids.ca 416.813.6795 The Cleft Lip and Palate Program: Start to Finish     Fri Oct 28, 2016 Cindy Guernsey, Nurse Coordinator        10am – 11:30am   Early Speech and Language Development    Tues Feb 28, 2017 Simone Fischbach, Speech & Language Pathologist           Noon – 1:30pm   Healthy Nutrition & Oral Feeding Veronika Langos, Registered Dietitian    Tues April 25, 2017 Kate Turner, Occupational Therapist                 1pm – 3pm


Ally Event: Jaw Surgery Information Session

June 17, 2017 / 1:00 pm / Toronto

For patients and families of the Cleft Lip/Palate & Craniofacial Programs

SickKids Hospital

Meet The Team

Craniofacial Surgeon, Nurse Coordinator, Dietitian, Orthodontist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Social Worker and Patient   Thursday June 8, 2017

1:00 to 3:00pm

Daniel’s Hollywood Theatre 1st Floor – Elm Wing, SickKids Hospital (take the elevators by Shoppers Drug Mart to 1st floor) Please register your child in the Plastic Surgery Clinic prior to attending the session. To Register Contact: Farah Sheikh (416) 813-6795 farah.sheikh@sickkids.ca Sponsored by the SickKids Cleft Lip/Palate and Craniofacial Programs


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