Cystic Fibrosis, or CF is a hereditary disease caused by a variation of mutations in the human gene. The common indicators of CF are known to affect the function of the respiratory and digestive systems. Characterized by the production and thickening of mucus in the lungs, Cystic Fibrosis often results in frequent respiratory infections and potential life-threatening consequences for those who are affected. There is currently no cure for the disease. Cystic Fibrosis Canada is an internationally recognized leader for the advocacy, innovative research, and necessary healthcare required towards finding a cure.
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Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by developmental challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and non-verbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences. Every child affected by autism deserves an opportunity to reach their full potential and experience a fulfilling life and participate fully in their community. The Shining Through Centre for Children with Autism, is a recognized leader in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), providing individualized one to one programs and support to special children in need and their families.