Honouring Autism Awareness Month in Our Communities

This week’s guest contributor is Christine, an educator, an advocate, and a mom who has made a positive impact in the northwestern community of Prince Rupert. She inspired organizations like Inclusion BC to provide support in her town, and believes that her late friend Angie Robinson, would be happy to see that supports are changing.

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month With Laurel Okanagan: Meet Raeya!

This #AutismAwarenessMonth we're celebrating the great work Laurel does with individuals like Raeya! Raeya underwent a large life transition caused by a big move into a new home and learned new skills and independence along the way. Check out our latest blog to learn more about her story.

The Laurel Team Announces their Official Okanagan Newsletter!

Laurel Behaviour Support Services (LBSS) proudly introduced their brand new “Imagine” newsletter this past September. Containing news you can use from the passionate Okanagan team – Becky, Brandon, Alysha, Blaine, Nadia, and Jeremy are delighted to share how they are making changes that matter in the field of Early Intensive Behaviour Intervention and Behaviour Consultatio

The Inspiring Stories of Participants from the 2019 Special Olympics World Games

From March 14th to 21st, athletes, coaches, family members, and volunteers united together in the vibrant and modern city of Abu Dhabi, UAE to show the world what they’ve got. Over 7,000 individuals with developmental disabilities were given the platform to compete on a global stage. This annual event continues to help people with diverse abilities gain confidence in their talents and raise team spirit.

From Support Work to Research and Development: An Unexpected Career

Way back in the distant past of 2009, in the far away land of Madison, Wisconsin, I took my first job in a group home. I had completed my bachelor’s in psychology and as common with many bachelor's degrees, there wasn’t a job waiting for me when I graduated. That’s when I decided to take the plunge into Community Living.