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 with disabilities in celebrating the first anniversary of Canada’s ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Person’s with Disabilities. [click the title to read the full story ...]

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 Ken have been spending time together. [click the title to read the full story ...]

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 her exersaucer for a longer period of time. [click the title to read the full story ...]

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 with a mix of humour, motivational compassion and instructional workshops. [click the title to read the full story ...]

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 her son, Vishash, in an English as a Second language (ESL) class, but quickly learned that he was not receiving the special education that he required. [click the title to read the full story ...]