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Self-advocate works to ensure former residents can attend Woodlands demolition

Many issues to move forward on By Lisa Bailey A self-advocate who works to empower and educate to build a fully inclusive community for people with disabilities, Lorie Sherritt acted...

Laurel team raises $2,882 in Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Team showcases services during annual event By Deb Bartlett Windy weather didn’t affect the enthusiasm of posAbilities’ Laurel team in the 4th annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks, held Sunday,...

The friendships that Columbia and Oxford houses build

Barbecue brings together individuals supported and staff By Lisa Bailey Individuals supported by Columbia and Oxford houses, as well as team members who work with them, recently got together in...

PosAbilities picnic reflects vision of inclusive community

Celebration of culture unites staff, people supported and their families By Lisa Bailey As a celebration of cultural diversity, posAbilities annual picnic embodies one of the organization’s core values and...

Parents encouraged by Laurel consultants’ case study

Down syndrome conference presentation examines applied behaviour analysis Lisa Bailey Behaviour analyst Katie Allen and behaviour consultant Kathryn De Lisser recently shared a treatment strategy with approximately 40 parents that...

PosAbilities artists give back to the community

Local TV show spotlights artist, program Michelle Strutzenberger By participating in a local art tour event recently, people involved in the posAbilities art program had an exciting opportunity to give back...

Stage Door program participant commending actors’ strengths

Video specialist impressed by troupe’s intellectual rigour and talent Deron Hamel A former Simon Fraser University (SFU) student who participated in a Stage Door Theatre Troupe project says his favourite aspect...

Budding photographer pursuing her passion

Pair enjoys collaboration on Maple Ridge newsletter Natalie Hamilton Constantly capturing candids with her digital camera, 23-year-old Amanda would like to follow in her grandfather’s footsteps and become a professional photographer. [click...

Stage Door program expanded into film and video

Collaboration with SFU students results in new skills Deron Hamel The Stage Door Theatre Troupe, a successful theatre program for stage actors who have a disability, is creating new storytelling opportunities...

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