“All of us are perfect
And all of us have flaws”
-Sheree Fitch, Everybody’s Different on Everybody Street
For our family, spring 2018 brought the realization that this was the last year we will have a child attending the Ganon Preschool. Reflecting on how blessed we are to have been part of this remarkable program I am overwhelmed with gratitude.
Our two beautiful and talented children have attended the program since the two-year-old class. Both have a learning exceptionality. The morahs and directors at Ganon have been an integral part of so many family milestones: first academic achievements, athletic triumphs, friendships, and the blooming of our little people’s personalities. They were also there through the stress and worry of concerned parents as our children were diagnosed with autism. We received consistent support from skilled and experienced teaching staff who helped us seek assessment, made accommodations and support plans, and untiringly sought unique and creative solutions for making things work in the best possible way. My children have been safe, loved, supported, challenged, and encouraged at Ganon. As a result, they have absolutely thrived. My kids leave the program with a love of Judaism, too many friends to count, and a circle of adults at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre (SJCC) who know and care for them. [Read more…]