Magical Memories for Special Kids
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SELECTION PROCESS

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SELECTION CRITERIA

The Calgary Chapter is proud to work with various agencies and organizations in choosing the children that will go on the Disney trip each year. We take children with special needs from Southern Alberta.

In order to participate, the child must:

  • Be between the ages of 6 – 12.
  • Financially not have the opportunity to ever experience Disneyland / Disney World.
  • Be a Canadian citizen. They must have a current Canadian birth certificate.
  • Be able to legally enter the United States.
  • Be medically, mentally, physically, socially or emotionally challenged.
  • Have never been to a Disney Theme Park.
  • Be able to communicate orally or in sign language.
  • Be able to function in a group situation and be able to endure an extremely long day.
  • Attend the mandatory Orientation Meeting before the Day of Flight.
PARTICIPATING AGENCIES
AHS High River Office/ Primary Care Social Worker

Alberta Children’s Hospital

Alberta Children’s Hospital – Audiology

Between Friends

Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Boys & Girls Club of Red Deer & District

Calgary Board of Education – CBE

Calgary Catholic School District

Calgary Child Intervention – CFSA

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families

Community Outreach in Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Education

Discovery House

Dreams Take Flight

Enviros Wilderness School Association

Family Support for Children with Disabilities

Hospice Calgary Society

Inn From The Cold Society

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Metis Calgary Family Services/Native Network

Pride Respect Empowerment Progress (PREP) program

Renfrew Educational Services

Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre

Siksika Nation Childrens Services

Sonshine Foundation

The Brenda Strafford Centre

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