A look into Mara’s Shared Living Life

Contributed by Mara St.Onge Mara is a Shared Living Provider and founder of Blingja, a social enterprise which offers practical accessible tools for mindfulness, recognition of emotions in self and others. We asked her to share her story. Check out Blingja Concepts website and  Facebook page. “My Caregiver Experience” There aren’t many opportunities in life where you can really take the time to analyze and dissect what a specific experience has done to shape your life. I am having that opportunity now to...

Thanks for Horsing Around with Us!

Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy a day at the races with us! We had so much fun watching the lives races and doing some betting, seeing you all dressed up, dancing to some great tunes from The Bottom Shelf Bourbon Trio and treating ourselves to some good food and drinks. Thanks for horsing around with us 🙂 posAbilities would also like to thank Hastings Racecourse for a $5,000 donation through their Community Day Grant! These funds will...

Laurel Celebrates World Autism Awareness Month

Contributed by Vania Huang As you may have heard, April is World Autism Awareness Month! In light of this month-long celebration, we thought it would be appropriate to let you get to know our Laurel Behaviour Support Services team a bit better and celebrate with some thoughts and photos. Through this, we hope that our message of inclusion will reach more people and raise greater awareness about autism. If you have a friend or family member with autism, or if...

Introducing inGIRLSCLUB

Everyone wants to feel like they belong – to have a group, a club, a squad, a posse, a tribe, some homegirls, besties, BFFs… a circle that is just theirs. Girls club is that. GIRLS CLUB is an inclusive club for girls with autism and related disorders, regardless of required supports. The aim of this club is to foster fun, community, friendships, play, and “big sister-little sister” connections. It’s a place of acceptance without judgement, and relaxation without barriers, where parents...

Have You Heard of “Amazing Grace”?

The holiday season is upon us once more, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to share with you the incredible life and story of Grace. Although she was born with multiple disfigurements and health issues, that hasn’t stopped her from travelling the world! Through her interview with her mother Judy and Josh Rimer, it is evident that she is surrounded by people who love and support her. She is truly a ray of light to her family, and we are so...