Overseeing the Transition to an Exciting New Era

Steven Schneidman proud to be appointed Interim Chairman of Giant Steps School Board For Steven Schneidman, advocating for and working towards a school’s success has been a consistent part of everyday life for decades. “There’s the part where you get together and dream up a brighter future, and then there’s the part where you begin building upon that dream. That’s …

Experience Horizon 21!

On June 11th and 12th Giant Steps, with sponsoring partners Loblaws Companies Limited, Ready, Willing and Able and EY, united to put on Horizon 21 – Accelerating Employment of Autistic Adults. Using the vFairs platform, the conference was an interactive, virtual event experience.  30+ speakers from around the world took part in the conference. Many very prominent trailblazers in inclusive …

Effie (Eftychia) Viron 1977-2021

Effie was an educator employed at Giant Steps School since 2007. She was exceptionally dedicated, caring, and so very passionate about her work with our students on the autism spectrum. She worked both at Giant Steps School and in various inclusion school settings where she is remembered as being very professional. Effie was always open to feedback and even sought it …

Horizon 21

HORIZON 21 – Accelerating Employment of Autistic Adults will be using the vFairs platform for an interactive, virtual event experience. Enter the auditorium to listen to the 30+ speakers from around the world, chat with an exhibitor in the exhibit hall or experience a 3D virtual photo exhibit on Giant Steps’ Polaris Enterprise pilot project with Loblaw Companies Limited. Complete …

Giant Steps Forest School 2021

This spring, the students and staff from English 1 took part in a weekly Forest and Nature School program, accompanied by our Director General Seiun Thomas Henderson. The students and staff took a deep dive into exploring and learning in nature at Angrignon Park. The program was extremely rich in learning and fun for all, and reinforced just how important …

Transition Ceremony 2019

Congratulations to all the students and thank you to Jennifer Bell, Bill Mahar, Marianne Béchard, Nadine Thiruchelvam and Steven Abadi for their beautiful performances. Have a great summer!

Frozen

Adapted and directed by par Brigitte Lagarde, in collaboration with her team. The students from French 3 class, aged 15 to 20 years old, have worked all year to prepare and present their adapted version (in French) of Frozen. All of your favourite songs, characters, dance scenes and video clips will be included. The show took place on a professional …