Advocacy

What Does Inclusion Mean to You? World Down Syndrome Day 2022

Hear from people with Down syndrome, and their friends and families, share their stories for World Down Syndrome Day.

Fighting Ableism with Joanna Nefs of AIDE Canada

Joanna Nefs, CEO of AIDE Canada chats with Krystian Shaw of the Kamloops Self-Advocate Newsletter about AIDE Canada, ableism, and inclusion.

Watch, Listen, and Learn During Inclusive Education Month

February is National Inclusive Education Month. Many students with disabilities still face barriers and challenges in school. During this month, educators, students, and parents share ideas on strategies to...

Creating Opportunities During COVID

Nathan Shipley, a young man with Cerebral Palsy, went virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic to share his story, inspire and educate.

Self-Advocate Creates New Scholarship Fund for Students with Developmental Disabilities

Self-advocate Clint Morrison is on a quest to ensure students with developmental disabilities can live full lives in community.

Changing the Conversation About Disability and Sexuality

People with disabilities are often left out of conversations about sex and sexuality, but educators and advocates are working to change that.

Indigenous History Month and Calls to Action

June marks National Indigenous History Month, with National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st. This year, it comes at a time when we are reckoning with the dark parts...

Share Your Experience and Help Us Learn From This Pandemic

We’re collecting stories to help us think about what we can be doing differently right now and to be better prepared for future emergencies.

10 Accessible Hikes to Experience as BC Parks Re-Open

BC’s accessible trails allow everyone to get outside and enjoy a journey through nature. Stay healthy and safe during your visit to these parks and trails!

Feeling the PRIDE and Celebrating Our True Colours

Inclusion involves bringing together diverse forces and seeing strength in our differences. This message is at the heart of what we do here at posAbilities. Similarly, this is a...

Top 12 Accessible Hikes in BC

If you or someone you know faces barriers to physical mobility, exploring the great outdoors this summer may feel like a challenge. But going on a wilderness adventure doesn’t...

Sibling Stories: The Untold Tales of Brothers and Sisters of Persons with Disabilities 

Siblings without a disability are often left out of the story, or come back into the story later in life. Their narratives tell us a lot about the human...

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