Advocacy

How Do You See Me?

March 21, 2016 marks World Down Syndrome day worldwide, a day to raise public awareness of Down Syndrome, a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome. Each...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Each year on March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day – a global day when we honour the economic, political and social achievements of all women. Today we will...

Building Caring Communities: Rethinking Services to Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Originally published on the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation.   Source: http://mcconnellfoundation.ca/blog/2015/11/25/building-caring-communities-rethinking-services-to-persons-with-developmental-disabilities/?utm_source=hootsuite Guest blog by Gord Tulloch, Director of Innovation, posAbilities Have you ever had a professional crisis of faith?  One where...

Caregiver Support – Finding Your Tribe

Contributed by Monique Nelson, Family Resources Coordinator for Family to family support makes a real difference in people’s lives, especially during times of transition. Whether you’re moving to a...

Shared Lives International?

Contributed by: Alex Fox, originally published on Shared Lives Plus (https://alexfoxblog.wordpress.com/2015/07/29/shared-lives-international/) Regular readers will know that our goal at Shared Lives Plus is to double the number of people...

The Jake Report – Scouts Canada

Check out the latest Jake Report and learn how Scouts Canada fosters inclusion. In this report, Jake Anthony interviews Linda Rainbow, National In-Person Support Advisor with Scouts Canada, to talk...

‘Making it Happen’ Within Community Living Sector

Each year on March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day – a global day when we honour the economic, political and social achievements of all women. This past Sunday...

Autism Blog Series – When Children Grow Up

While our April blog series features inspiring stories that celebrate the diverse abilities of those living with autism, it also touches on the challenges that people on the spectrum...

Autism Blog Series – Jake Anthony

In celebration of autism awareness and acceptance month, we are featuring a series of inspiring personal stories shared by people who identify with having an autism spectrum disorder. Our...

Blog Series to Celebrate Autism Awareness Month

Today marks the first day of the 2015 National Autism Awareness Month. It’s an opportunity to promote autism awareness and the acceptance of each individual on the autism spectrum....

Canucks Autism Network Family Festival 2014 | A Review by spotlightjake

In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, Canucks Autism Network (CAN) held their great annual family fundraising festival at the Jack Poole Plaza in downtown Vancouver. This  event helped raise...

How Can You Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day?

Today marks the seventh annual Autism Awareness Day, a day where we celebrate and raise awareness of autism. In a recent article released by the University of British Columbia...

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