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If you or someone you care for is a survivor of childhood cancer facing learning difficulties, The POGO School and Work Transitions Program can help.
Survivors of brain tumours and other childhood cancers can develop learning difficulties resulting from their disease or treatment. This can impact their ability to achieve their educational and career goals.
The POGO Transitions Program facilitates a smoother transition from high school to appropriate school and work opportunities.
- Provide individual, customized service to young people, focusing on their strengths and skills
- Help survivors identify and implement learning strategies to improve academic or employment success
- Assist survivors with identifying appropriate career options and goals that will guide them through the career exploration process
- Develop a personal education and/or employment plan with survivors
- Link survivors with appropriate services and supports within colleges, universities, or the community
- Assist survivors in applying for admission to college or university and prepare survivors for employment
- Help survivors develop self-advocacy and problem-solving skills
For survivors of childhood cancer who are 16 years or older, The POGO Transitions Program may be of help. For more information, please contact a POGO Counsellor. And, follow The POGO Transitions Program on POGO’s social media accounts: Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
Brain Tumor Foundation Of Canada
is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every Canadian affected by a brain tumor
through support, education, information, and research.
Childhood Cancer Foundation
The Childhood Cancer Foundation Candlelighters Canada
is a national, volunteer governed, charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for
children with cancer and their families.
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Pediatric health and research center providing outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and training the health care professionals of tomorrow.
Hospital For Sick Children
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is a health-care community dedicated to improving the health of
children. Our mission is to provide the best in family-centred, compassionate care, to lead in scientific
and clinical advancement, and to prepare the next generation of leaders in child health.
Princess Margaret Hospital
Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) is one of the top 5 cancer research centres in the world. New
discoveries and innovative cancer therapies that are changing cancer care for patients
globally are happening right here in Canada, at Princess Margaret. Our vision at The
Princess Margaret is a powerful one – “TO CONQUER CANCER IN OUR LIFETIME”
BC Cancer and BC Children’s Hospital have created the Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors Program for childhood cancer survivors.
InspireHealth is a Canadian leader in integrative cancer care with medical doctors, clinical counsellors, dietitians and exercise therapists all working together to support you on your cancer journey.
Young Adult Cancer Canada
There are many ways to take part in the YACC community. Connect through our private Facebook group; meet other young adults affected by cancer through our digital, local, and national programs; and read posts and profiles from other young adults who know what it’s like to face cancer in your late teens, 20s, and 30s.