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Support in the future looks different to program director

Community connectors reflect shift to strengths-based approach By Lisa Bailey Looking to the future of the developmental services sector, posAbilities program director Gord Tulloch sees greater community integration and more specialized...

Young woman overcomes odds to build new life

23-year-old mother of two beats addiction to graduate from high school this spring By Camille Jensen VANCOUVER - Eight-month old Payton is gurgling in the background as his mother tells an...

Program director identifies trends affecting sector’s future

Family engagement and community partnerships key to mission By Lisa Bailey PosAbilities program director Gord Tulloch sees a handful of trends in the developmental services sector pointing to a future characterized...

Continuing to push for a more inclusive society

PosAbilities’ partners urging for a call to action related to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities By Kristian Partington PosAbilities joined the chorus of support agencies across...

Eco-Ranger enjoys helping others

Community connections forged By Lisa Bailey Edward’s long-time participation in posAbilities’ Eco-Rangers has revealed to him keys to productive relationships and his own strengths. ...

Group provides safe, social outlet for people who are gay, lesbian

Colin encourages others to ‘break through the isolation’ By Natalie Hamilton Colin knows being gay and having a developmental disability can be isolating, and he’s hoping to help others in his...

Life skills worker forges healthy path to strong relationships

Benefits of physical fitness extend into life By Lisa Bailey Healthy body, healthy mind, healthy relationships. [click the title to read the full...

Celebrating an important anniversary

Looking at the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities a year after ratification By Kristian Partington On Friday, March 11, posAbilities joined the chorus of organizations serving people...

Best friends of 19 years driven to succeed

Common interest in physical activity and sport plants goal-setting seed By Lisa Bailey For a few times a week every week for 19 years, one-on-one life skills worker Mark Walser and...

Hemant Kulkarni test-drives Triple-P technique at home, reaps benefits

Training program ‘a great how-to manual for any parent’ By Natalie Hamilton By providing his six-month-old with frequent, short bursts of encouragement, Hemant Kulkarni happily observed his daughter play independently in...

Finding your voice through storytelling

posAbilities co-sponsors storytelling workshops led by renowned motivational humourist By Kristian Partington When he “found his voice” he says he found his calling and today he travels the world enriching lives...

Behavioural consultant’s expertise and knowledge help family find the right school

Vishash Kumar competes in the BC Special Olympics after doctors doubted he’d ever walk or talk By Ryan Rogers When Namarta Kumar first moved to British Columbia in 2007 she enrolled...

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