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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...

Curiko is Here! Join the Treasure Hunt and Win Prizes

We are excited to announce that Curiko.ca is up and running! What is Curiko? Curiko is a free online platform that blends many of our early prototypes (including CoMakeDo). It connects...

Your Guide to Free Mental Health and Wellbeing Supports

Between Omicron uncertainty, winter blues, and the stress of everyday life, many of us are in need of a little extra support. BC has a variety of free resources...

Inclusive Performance Art at the 2022 PuSh Festival

The 2022 PuSh Festival is underway! PuSh is a festival presenting contemporary performance works which are visionary, genre-bending, and experimental. The shows in the festival are also presented with...

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.

COVID-19 Stakeholder Update for All Individuals and Families

Happy New Year! In this service update, we’d like to share information about the impacts of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 on the delivery of services.

Spencer van Vloten: Why I’m growing tired of the “Something Day” days

Are there too many awareness days? Spencer van Vloten, editor of BC Disability, discusses how we can move from awareness to action.

Counting Down Our Top 10 Stories of 2021

We are nearing the end of another year, and what a year! We’d like to thank all of you for keeping up with us on our blog. In 2021,...

Your Guide to Gifts, Gatherings, and Holiday Happenings

Check out our guide to this festive time with: tips for safe gatherings, holiday activities to enjoy, and gift ideas for the giving season.

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.

Art, Community, and Celebration! International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021

Learn about the journey to inclusion in BC, enjoy artwork from artists of all abilities, and celebrate IDPD with these community gatherings!

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