Advocacy

We’re Feeling Social on Social Media – posAbilities Welcomes Instagram!

Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Hello all! We have some fabulous news…posAbilities has started to actively use Instagram! We’ve already posted tons of great photos and videos onto this social...

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...

A&W – Our Employer of the Month!

Contributed by posAbilities Employment Service A few months ago Krista was having anxiety attacks when she felt stressed and overwhelmed. She also felt anxious when she was around strangers....

Relay Excited for the Relay for Life!

  Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Every year, community members around the world gather to fight against cancer by taking part in the Relay for Life – a fundraising event...

The Oscars of posAbilities – Believe Engage and Inspire Awards

Contributed by Gabriela Torres  The Believe, Engage and Inspire awards are like the Oscars of posAbilities. They are a formal recognition program that reward team members who go above...

“Hey Dude I Love Your Band!” – The posAbilities House Band

Contributed by: Gabriela Torres  Friday mornings at posAbilities don’t follow the routine of a typical work day. From 10:30am to 12:30pm a few team members and persons served who...

Autism 30 Podcast features posAbilities

Contributed by: Monique Nelson, Director of Community Engagement This province is blessed with a strong culture of family led innovation and advocacy that has significantly improved the lives of...

How Do You See Me?

March 21, 2016 marks World Down Syndrome day worldwide, a day to raise public awareness of Down Syndrome, a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome. Each...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Each year on March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day – a global day when we honour the economic, political and social achievements of all women. Today we will...

Building Caring Communities: Rethinking Services to Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Originally published on the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation.   Source: http://mcconnellfoundation.ca/blog/2015/11/25/building-caring-communities-rethinking-services-to-persons-with-developmental-disabilities/?utm_source=hootsuite Guest blog by Gord Tulloch, Director of Innovation, posAbilities Have you ever had a professional crisis of faith?  One where...

Caregiver Support – Finding Your Tribe

Contributed by Monique Nelson, Family Resources Coordinator for Family to family support makes a real difference in people’s lives, especially during times of transition. Whether you’re moving to a...

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...

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