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Stories from Our Community

Alec

" Hi, I’m Alec and I’m eight years old. People tell me that I am smart for my age. It could be because I have Goldenhar Syndrome and I’ve spent a lot more time learning... "

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Ella & Anah

" As identical twins, we definitely have a lot in common. We are both very outgoing, intelligent, and hilarious. We love reading, amusement parks, dancing, and being outdoors. We both recently got our driver’s licences,... "

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Stories from Our Community

Nadya

" I was born with cyclic vomiting syndrome and a segmental hemangioma on the left side of my face that extends into my airway all the way down to my sternum. I had a tracheostomy... "

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Brayden

" Hi, I’m Brayden and I’m 13 years old. I have a genetic form of cleft lip and palate called van der Woude syndrome. Each person with a cleft lip and palate has a different... "

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Register today to receive support through our Peer2Peer program. Our peer programming has two streams of support: for adults with facial differences and community parents of children with facial differences. More details via this link: aboutface.ca/program/p2p/ https://t.co/A9hKJk4Q2N
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Our 2022 survey showed facial difference is a neglected area of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion policies. Under 1/3 of respondents indicated their workplace or school includes facial difference in DE&I policies. Does your school or workplace recognize facial difference? #IFEW2022 https://t.co/tUCxuXp4fO
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As we recognize #FaceEqualityWeek, and its theme of Face Equality is a Human Right, we are resharing our most recent campaign video with its important message: "See everything we are." #IFEW2022 https://t.co/VwKgacbYEn
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Upcoming Events

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OTTAWA - Trailblazers on the Road

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AboutFace Webinar: Making Friends - A webinar for parents and caregivers