Advocacy

22-Year Old Kodi Lee Wows the World on NBC’s America’s Got Talent

Now running for over 13 seasons and produced by the world-famous talent-scouting tycoon, Simon Cowell, America’s Got Talent, repeatedly captures the hearts of many by showcasing star power beyond...

Four Moms Making a Difference

They fed us, bathed us, dressed us, cheered us on every step of the way, and played a role in shaping the person we are today. Everyone’s relationship with...

Honouring Autism Awareness Month in Our Communities

This week’s guest contributor is Christine, an educator, an advocate, and a mom who has made a positive impact in the northwestern community of Prince Rupert. She inspired organizations...

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month With Laurel Okanagan: Meet Raeya!

This #AutismAwarenessMonth we're celebrating the great work Laurel does with individuals like Raeya! Raeya underwent a large life transition caused by a big move into a new home and...

The Laurel Team Announces their Official Okanagan Newsletter!

Laurel Behaviour Support Services (LBSS) proudly introduced their brand new “Imagine” newsletter this past September. Containing news you can use from the passionate Okanagan team – Becky, Brandon, Alysha,...

The Inspiring Stories of Participants from the 2019 Special Olympics World Games

From March 14th to 21st, athletes, coaches, family members, and volunteers united together in the vibrant and modern city of Abu Dhabi, UAE to show the world what they’ve...

From Support Work to Research and Development: An Unexpected Career

Way back in the distant past of 2009, in the far away land of Madison, Wisconsin, I took my first job in a group home. I had completed my...

“I Grew with iGrow!” How 5 team members used their employee benefits for personal development

At our core, posAbilities encourages innovation, learning, and growth in our services and relationships with our persons served, their families, and our team members. In fact, we have a...

People of posAbilities: Meet Saddiqua Bacchus

Meet Saddiqua, a proud ambassador for the People of posAbilities Campaign. Saddiqua is a Behaviour Consultant who began her career as a teacher and discovered a passion for Applied...

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities in 2018

As December quickly approaches, advocates, family members, caregivers, and community leaders come together to celebrate The International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd.

Celebrating Community Inclusion Month through the Arts, Employment, & Innovation

Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications Intern Accessibility. It’s a word we hear often but may not all share the same definition of. To us, accessibility means offering equitable opportunities...

5 Tips For Increased Independence In Kids

Contributed by: Monique Nelson, Director of Community Engagement Jen Farano is a force to be reckoned with. A mother, high school teacher, and senior girls basketball coach, she knows...

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