Holland Bloorview Celebrates World CP Day with CP-NET Science and Family Day

Toronto (October 1, 2014) - Holland Bloorview celebrates World Cerebral Palsy Day with the CP-NET Science & Family Day, a day of learning about the cutting edge CP research, technology advancements and community resources.

Led by Dr. Darcy Fehlings and her team in the CP Discovery Lab in the Bloorview Research Institute, the packed day was attended by clients and families, clinicians and policymakers. Content included a research update and panel discussion on stem cell research, a keynote talk by the Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister of Children & Youth Services, and entertainment by Jeff Poolton, singer, songwriter and disability advocate.

The scientific portion of the day was followed by an Open House and World CP Day celebration, connecting clients and families with community resources.

Learn more about Dr. Fehlings's CP research and the CP Discovery Lab.

About Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada’s largest children’s rehabilitation hospital dedicated to improving the lives of children with disability. As a fully affiliated hospital with the University of Toronto, we are home to the Bloorview Research Institute and the Teaching and Learning Institute, allowing us to conduct transformational research and train the next generation of experts in childhood disability.