From Support Work to Research and Development: An Unexpected Career

Way back in the distant past of 2009, in the far away land of Madison, Wisconsin, I took my first job in a group home. I had completed my bachelor’s in psychology and as common with many bachelor's degrees, there wasn’t a job waiting for me when I graduated. That’s when I decided to take the plunge into Community Living.

Kudoz’ Growth Bash Ceremony Gives Kudos to Lifelong Learners!

The excitement that flowed through the air at this year’s 5th annual Growth Bash awards ceremony was in one word, electric! Hosted by Kudoz on February 7th from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the big and beautiful Vancouver Convention Centre, Growth Bash honoured 60 community members living with and without developmental disabilities for their ongoing contributions to lifelong learning, self-discovery, and personal growth.

“I Grew with iGrow!” How 5 team members used their employee benefits for personal development

At our core, posAbilities encourages innovation, learning, and growth in our services and relationships with our persons served, their families, and our team members. In fact, we have a variety of health and wellness initiatives to give our people of posAbilities a chance to reboot and focus on their personal development.

Celebrating Community Inclusion Month through the Arts, Employment, & Innovation

posAbilities celebrated Community Inclusion Month this past October through our various services and programs. Most notably, we promoted inclusion and accessibility through our arts, employment, and innovation service streams.

A posAbilities Top 5: Assistive Technologies in 2018

Let's talk assistive tech! According to Statistics Canada’s 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability, over 80% of people with disabilities reported using assistive technology or specialized equipment to help them in their daily lives. Check out some of our favourites that you should keep on your radar this year.