The KIT: Keeping It Together guide for parents of children with disabilities
CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University

An organizational tool for parents caring for children with disabilities that provides a way to organize information and assists during interactions with different service systems (health, education, recreation, etc.) A user's guide helps through the initial process of how to use the KIT. Developed by CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, and the Hamilton Family Network.

There is a Youth KIT developed for youth to give, get, and organize their own information as they transition to adulthood. It is available for free by download and the website provides videos that introduce its use.


Parents of children with a wide variety of special needs and all developmental ages


Order the full kit from the McMaster University Campus Store or by phone at 1-800-238-1623


Publications - User Guide and Printed Binder: $29.95 plus GST & shipping; Forms: free download from website


Not Applicable - Print and online resource



Areas Served

Hamilton (City of)

Agency Type

Non Profit