Advocacy

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...

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...

“I Grew with iGrow!” How 5 team members used their employee benefits for personal development

At our core, posAbilities encourages innovation, learning, and growth in our services and relationships with our persons served, their families, and our team members. In fact, we have a...

People of posAbilities: Meet Saddiqua Bacchus

Meet Saddiqua, a proud ambassador for the People of posAbilities Campaign. Saddiqua is a Behaviour Consultant who began her career as a teacher and discovered a passion for Applied...

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities in 2018

As December quickly approaches, advocates, family members, caregivers, and community leaders come together to celebrate The International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd.

Celebrating Community Inclusion Month through the Arts, Employment, & Innovation

Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications Intern Accessibility. It’s a word we hear often but may not all share the same definition of. To us, accessibility means offering equitable opportunities...

5 Tips For Increased Independence In Kids

Contributed by: Monique Nelson, Director of Community Engagement Jen Farano is a force to be reckoned with. A mother, high school teacher, and senior girls basketball coach, she knows...

Top 7 Accessible Hikes in BC

If you or someone you know faces barriers to physical mobility, exploring the great outdoors this summer may feel like a challenge. But going on a wilderness adventure doesn’t...

The Story of a Civil Rights Movement

Contributed by Vania Huang Less than 50 years ago, the doors to basic human rights were closed to many members of our community who lived their lives in institutions...

The Summer Interns of posAbilities

As Summer comes to an end, so does our summer internship. Our time at posAbilities has been more rewarding and fulfilling than we ever could have imagined. Together we...

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...

Hey! We’re Running the #IASContest

Contributed by  Gabriela Torres  The #IASContest Every year talented artists gather at Heritage Hall to display and sell their creations to family, friends and roaming art lovers alike. This...

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