The government of Canada has advice for us to wear ‘face masks’ to stop the spread of germs during COVID-19. I totally get this and advocate for the same. But I personally have asked some recent questions about whether ‘face shields’ are just as efficient as ‘face masks’ in stopping the spread? To me, ‘face
Stephanie came to AIM with 15+ years of experience in the social services field and also has a brother with special needs. Stephanie has a Psychology/Sociology University degree and a diploma in Early Childhood Education. Even before her younger brother was born Stephanie had an interest in working with individuals with special needs. Stephanie has supported individuals in group homes, day programs, camps, and 1:1 support in the community. She has even been friends with a couple AIM participants for over 16 years! Stephanie also volunteered at Grand River Hospital and acted as an evening supervisor for KW’s Out of The Cold program for over 6 years. In November 2013, Stephanie received Extend-A-Family’s “Individual Inclusion Award” for an ‘I Choose Dignity’ video she made, along with being an advocate for individuals with special needs in our community. Stephanie is so happy to be a part of the AIM team and is committed to providing exceptional support to the participants.