Still Rockin’– The posAbilities House Band

Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Every Friday Morning from 10:30am-12:30pm the sound proof room allocated to posAbilities at Suna Studios blares with the sound of music and buzzes with positive energy. Back in May, we introduced you to the posAbilities House Band, a group of extremely creative and talented individuals who dance, sing and march to the beat of their own drum. Recently, we reconnected with team members, Dave and Seth who help facilitate the jam sessions at Suna Studios. Because...

A Site for Sore Eyes – Introducing the new posAbilities INCLUSION Art Show and Sale website!

  Contributed by Gabriela Torres  It’s a new year, filled with new art and new artists. Not to mention, the INCLUSION Art Show and sale is just around the corner! This year’s show will take place on October 26th from 5-8pm and October 27th from 11-7pm at Heritage Hall in Vancouver. To further embrace all this “new,” we’ve created an updated and more current version of the Inclusion art show site. This new website has somewhat of a modern twist....

Celebrating the Joy of the Holiday Season with “Amazing Grace”

In the spirit of the season, we are re-posting a heartwarming story about a family we are privileged to know. Josh Rimer visited Grace and her mom Judy at their home in North Surrey to enjoy a cup of tea and take a peek into their lives. Despite being born with multiple disfigurements and health issues, it is clear that Grace’s life is built around a celebration of her abilities. She has travelled the world with her family, camped throughout...

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 using Shared Lives in the UK, ultimately seeing Shared Lives become the go-to option wherever someone needs support and accommodation long-term. We have resources to aim for that goal in England where we’re on track to double from 10,000 to 20,000 people over five years. If we achieve that, Shared Lives...

New opportunity to further enrich relationships at heart of Shared Living program

Networks to provide space for connection, support, information By Michelle Strutzenberger An upcoming holiday to the Philippines could be a form of respite for a person who is part of a posAbilities Shared Living arrangement, but she’s made it clear she wants the person she supports to join her. Her decision shows the richness of relationships that characterize much of the Shared Living program, and now there’s a chance to take that quality to another level. [click the title to read the full story ...]