Contact: Mark Ewer
17
Jul
2019
Hamilton AM
Regular Meeting Location
William's Fresh Cafe
47 Discovery Drive
Hamilton, ON  L8L 8K4
Canada

Introducing the Special Needs Resource Centre

A unique venue that is the realization of discussions between two Autism moms: Meghan Graham and Sarah Klodnicki who realized that the community needed a place where those caring for children, youth and adults with physical and invisible disabilities could come for support and resources. The Centre supports parents, caregivers and professionals who support children (and adult children) with special needs with access to workshops, resources listings, peer-to-peer support, and a resource library.

Our Team

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Sarah Klodnicki

Co-Founder and Creative Director

Sarah grew up learning the family business (a restaurant). She has owned many businesses, from a success daycare, a natural bath and body products business, all the while, running an event management company. Sarah studied Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, and Arts Communications at Dundas Valley School of Arts, Granton Institute of Design and Technology, and Mohawk College.

Sarah was born and grew up in Hamilton, and now lives with her husband and four children; 3 boys and 1 girl. Her two oldest boys have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Email: sarah@specialneedsresourcecentre.com

 

 

 

 

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Meghan Graham

Co-Founder and Director of Family Services

Meghan worked in the non-profit and charitable sectors for 25 years in membership services, event management, and fundraising, prior to her son receiving his Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis at three and a half years old. She studied International Relations, Event Management, and Fundraising at UBC, Humber College, and York University respectively. She is currently working towards a Social Service Worker diploma at Mohawk College, with the intention to specialize in supporting the special needs community.

Meghan grew up in a small town, almost two hours northwest of Toronto. She now lives in Hamilton with her boy/girl twins, and despite being divorced, her step-daughter remains part of her family. Between her three children, there are eight different diagnoses.

Email: meghan@specialneedsresourcecentre.com