In the Spotlight: Artists with Diverse Abilities

Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications & Event Planning Intern It’s just around the corner… This October 3rd and 4th, posAbilities’ 13th annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale will feature unique creations from over 150 artists with diverse abilities, and live art demonstrations! These talented individuals use art as an outlet to express themselves creatively. We will be displaying art from artists working independently or in studios supported by Community Living organizations all around Metro Vancouver, including: Alternative Creations Studio, artists...

INCLUSION Returns for its 13th Year

Art. It is both subjective and communal, soothing and invigorating. It evokes a range of different emotions. It is, of course, the focus of our annual INCLUSION Art Show & Sale. For the past 12 years, artists with diverse abilities have gathered to showcase their work and take part in one of the most engaging art shows in Vancouver. This year, posAbilities’ 13th Annual INCLUSION Art Show & Sale takes place on October 3rd from 5:00-8:00pm and October 4th from...

Getting to Know Ourselves

Originally published on Kudoz’s website: http://kudoz.ca/blog/getting-to-know-ourselves “Hey, I’m __________, and I’m a _____________. “ Your answer may have rolled off your tongue. Or maybe, that second blank took a bit longer. It’s definitely not my intention to pressure you into an existential crisis, but I can’t help but ask:  Who are you? We’re all multi-dimensional people with loads of skills, experiences, and identities. But with so much abundance, it can be hard to draw on the things that set you...

Taking a Look at the Buddy Club

Contributed by Connor Desharnais, Special Projects Worker What does it mean to be a buddy? The Buddy Club, through posAbilities’ Supported Living Network, is a way for people with various abilities to get out and do fun activities, while at the same time meet new people and make friends. Getting the Buddy Club to where it is today was actually quite the lengthy process. At the beginning it took months to spread the word and increase awareness about the Club,...

Precious Early Years Daycare – Employer of the Month

Contributed by posAbilities Employment Service Congratulations to Precious Early Years Daycare for being our Employer of the Month! Precious Early Years is a childcare centre that promotes creativity, growth and individualism. It has been providing services since 2012 and continues to be an integral part of the community. Their goal is to help children to reach their full potential through social, emotional, physical and intellectual activities. The children at Precious Early Years Daycare enjoy a fun and stimulating environment every...