5 posAbilities Parties You Won’t Want to Miss this Summer!

Things are heating up this summer and we would like to invite you to five summer community parties! These community parties are a great way to get persons served, community members, and team members engaged in exciting activities together. Through collaboration they are able to strengthen relationships with one another. We hope to see you there!

Sibling Stories: The Untold Tales of Brothers and Sisters of Persons with Disabilities 

Siblings without a disability are often left out of the story, or come back into the story later in life. Their narratives tell us a lot about the human and disability experience. However, they are left mostly untold.

Four Moms Making a Difference

They fed us, bathed us, dressed us, cheered us on every step of the way, and played a role in shaping the person we are today. Everyone’s relationship with their mom is unique. As Mother’s Day is approaching, we’d like to take this opportunity to share the stories of a few inspiring moms who are making big strides for diversity and inclusion in our communities.

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month with Laurel Metro Vancouver: Meet Minette, Gian, and Gio!

Minette Julian has lived in Vancouver since 2005. For many years, she lived apart from her two sons who lived in the Philippines with their grandparents where they had more family to spend time with. While the two boys were in the Philippines, healthcare professionals diagnosed Gio with autism.

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.