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 autism diagnosis that began Karlene Reid’s journey to find some way to help him. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Co-housing: The future of community living?

Model a community-based solution that’s a win win for everyone: Gord Tulloch By Michelle Strutzenberger Co-housing could be the future of the community living movement, says one of posAbilities' program directors, Gord Tulloch. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Teamwork, openness to change made 2011 successful year, says CEO

Accomplishments includes people finding meaningful work and new housing options By Camille Jensen When posAbilities chief executive officer Fernando Coelho reviews the organization’s accomplishments over the past 12 months, he says he’s most proud of the teamwork and openness that is allowing posAbilities to develop its services to enhance the lives of people who have a developmental disability. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Sharing resources can enhance staff relationships and programming, librarian says

Newly-opened centre looking for a name By Lisa Bailey PosAbilities staff can now find every resource to support their programs in one place. [click the title to read the full story ...]

PosAbilities launches news program

Articles to highlight the power of relationships By Natalie Hamilton Gord envisions a host of new ‘posAbilities’ for sharing successes and solidifying relationships by harnessing the use of storytelling. The program director for posAbilities is looking forward to showcasing achievements by uncovering the strength in relationships, which is at the heart of each success, Gord says. [click the title to read the full story ...]