‘What Shall We Do Today?’ Activities Menu Serves Up Fun & Meaningful Experiences Across Our Programs

It’s noisy as we eat lunch at the restaurant in the Hard Rock Casino. We hear rings and bells from all directions, and there are no windows to let light through. It’s Casino Day – but nobody is actually playing. We’re just going to eat here, then head back home. This is another ordinary Tuesday afternoon and the casino is just somewhere to go. I recently moved into the role of ‘Activities Facilitator’ at posAbilities. My mission? To bring more activities to the individuals we support through our programs – though we had no idea what that would actually look like.

posAbilities Hits a Home Run for Inclusion with Jays Care Foundation!

The Toronto Blue Jays Foundation (Jays Care Foundation) recently approached us about forming a partnership to bring “adaptive baseball” to our organization. So we surveyed staff that had an interest in developing some team approaches to introduce a new way to get our persons served active and participating in sports that they may have never experienced before.

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.