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‘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...

The Laurel Team Announces their Official Okanagan Newsletter!

Laurel Behaviour Support Services (LBSS) proudly introduced their brand new “Imagine” newsletter this past September. Containing news you can use from the passionate Okanagan team – Becky, Brandon, Alysha,...

The Buddy Club Removes Barriers to Inclusion with a Brand New Format

Loneliness is something everyone experiences at some point in their lives. In the city of Vancouver specifically, there is a growing sense of social isolation from our communities. In...

The Let’s Get Real Team Explores Love, Sex and Disability in ‘This is the Point’

After 18 months of late afternoon-early evening events, Let’s Get Real hosted their first “night life” gathering. On Tuesday January 29th, with eight group members and three LGR staff,...

Still Rockin’– The posAbilities House Band

Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Every Friday Morning from 10:30am-12:30pm the sound proof room allocated to posAbilities at Suna Studios blares with the sound of music and buzzes with positive...

A Site for Sore Eyes – Introducing the new posAbilities INCLUSION Art Show and Sale website!

  Contributed by Gabriela Torres  It’s a new year, filled with new art and new artists. Not to mention, the INCLUSION Art Show and sale is just around the...

Scaling from Practices, Not Principles

Lessons from expanding a new service within the disability sector Contributed by: Gord Tulloch, Director of Innovation Originally published on the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation website: http://www.mcconnellfoundation.ca/blog/2016/01/27/scaling-from-practices-not-principles/?platform=hootsuite In my...

The Jake Report – Community Connections

Jake visits Alternative Creations Studio during the Eastside Culture Crawl, where he meets up John Woods of Building Caring Communities and Sarah Peacock, Art Facilitator with ‘ Alternative Creations...

Community Living BC Introduces New Integrated Service Delivery Model

Community Living BC is in the process of developing an integrated service delivery model, which puts the person with a developmental disability at the centre of assessments and planning....

Sparking more empowerment in 2013

posAbilities CEO Fernando Coelho excited about new year’s possibilities By Michelle Strutzenberger A new kind of planning process at posAbilities is generating so much excitement, people who haven’t gone through it...

Forging an alliance, place in community for LGBT residents

‘People need to start talking about it,’ says Aaron Johannes By Natalie Hamilton Helping people who have a developmental disability who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT) find...

Mom, son co-author book on living with a sibling with autism

Younger children need age-appropriate information, says Karlene Reid By Michelle Strutzenberger It was an emotional and poignant question from her son, showing the depth of his struggle with his brother’s...

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