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Support & Education Programs

Trailblazers Training for Recreation Programs
The Trailblazers Training program focuses on creating inclusive, mindful spaces for children and youth with a facial difference.
Virtual Children and Youth Speaker Series
Four times a year, AboutFace Speaker Series volunteers share their personal stories with children and youth from the facial difference community to build connections and support. Topics
Micro-Retreats, held quarterly, are a great way for adult community members to come together, meet new people, build connections and learn new or refine old skills. 
Webinars with Colleen
Hosted by social worker and facial difference community member Colleen Wheatley MSW, and members of the community sharing their own experiences, these quarterly webinars touch on a vari
Trailblazers Training and Camp Bursary Fund
Introducing, the Trailblazers Training and Camp Fund! In this exciting new initiative, AboutFace is offering training on working with children and youth with facial differences to camps
Frankie and Pearl
Created in collaboration with the facial difference community, teachers, and social workers, “A Lesson from Frankie and Pearl” is a unique program aimed at building acceptance and u
Using the power of peer support, the Peer2Peer program is a valuable and critical resource for the facial difference community. The goals of Peer2Peer are empowerment, building resilien
Trailblazers is the only program in Canada supporting children and youth with a facial difference and their families. Trailblazers helps children and youth connect through activities, g
Post-Secondary Scholarships
Unique in Canada, the mission of the AboutFace Post-Secondary Scholarships is to support the education and advancement of students in the facial difference community.
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