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.

Unlock These Cheap Spring Break Activities with your Access 2 Card

Since 2004, the Access 2 program has been opening up new adventures and experiences for persons with disabilities across Canada. This program is specially designed to relieve some of the financial burdens that persons served may struggle with when partaking in various activities.

Good and Full Lives Spring from Shared Living

Developing relationships, deepening bonds, living good and full lives. That’s how posAbilities, a Burnaby-based support service agency, defines Shared Living with persons who have developmental disabilities.For posAbilities, this service is much more than simply providing a safe and caring place to stay when someone is matched with a family or individual in the community who will care for them. It’s a link between people that can extend further.