Families

Happy Holidays from the People of posAbilities!

Season’s Greetings! As we approach the end of 2018, we reflect on the many years of offering service in a sector such as ours that is constantly and rapidly...

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.

A Trip Down Memory Lane: The INCLUSION Art Show & Sale Then and Now

Contributed by Gabriela Torres, Communications and Events Assistant Every year, during community inclusion month, talented artists get together and gear up for the biggest disability art show in the...

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...

Aegis West Brings The Community Together

Over the month of May, communities around the Lower Mainland donated their gently used clothing and other goods for a clothing drive, organized by our Aegis West day program....

Rock for Autism

A parent’s gift to his Au-some son benefits the greater community. Father’s Day 2018 is fast approaching, and we’d like to give a big shout out to Guy Picard,...

Celebrating Caregivers – Alisa’s Story

This week we shine the spotlight on one of our amazing Shared Living caregivers, Alisa, who shares her life with two women, each of whom has very different cultural...

Behaviour consultants use family and child-centered approach to facilitate inclusion

With several factors impacting and influencing a child’s challenging behaviours, our Clinical Director of Laurel Behaviour Support Services shares how Laurel supports the family in addressing their child’s needs.

Shared Living Looking Forward

At posAbilities, we understand the value of compatibility and treat every Shared Living arrangement with care. This is why the success of other residential services around the world continues...

A look into Mara’s Shared Living Life

Shared Living Provider and WMCA Woman of Distinction award nominee, Mara St. Onge, opens up about the challenging yet rewarding experience of welcoming two women with disabilities into her...

Sharing Homes and Lives: How One Agency Redefines Caregiving

When the Pollock family opened their home to Marc, they got more than just a roommate – they got a brother, a son, and a new extension of their...

Where John Found Home

“This has never felt like a job or contract, it feels like we’re doing the right thing and helping somebody out." Discover what happened when Shared Living Provider, Maggie,...

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