The JAKE REPORT – Vancouver Asperger Autism Union

posAbilities’ media correspondent Jake Anthony is excited to debut his brand new segment, “The JAKE REPORT with Jake Anthony”. You may recognize Jake from his previous videos as spotlightjake where he covered a variety of arts related events. In this video segment, Jake checks in with The Vancouver Asperger Autism Union for an in-depth interview with one of their members, and an overview of the group and their local meet-ups! The Vancouver Asperger Autism Union is a peer-led support group for...

McCleery Golf Course has that WOW Factor

McCleery Golf Course Owner Muncie Booth and Pro-Shop Manager Kim Cooper were acknowledged and celebrated on March 16, 2015 with a Widening Our World (WOW!clbc) Award for embracing workplace inclusion. Each year Community Living BC’s (CLBC) WOW Award recognizes the contributions and innovations of people who are working to build communities that are accepting of all abilities. This year’s awards theme focused on inclusive employment. As part of the three-year Community Action Employment Plan, British Columbians were asked to nominate...

Acceptance Takes More Than One Day

It all started with two Nova Scotia high school boys in 2007. After seeing a boy in grade 9 being bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school, the boys stepped in and protested his harassment. They convinced dozens of classmates to wear pink in solidarity and soon the school rallied by their side by distributing pink shirts to all students. You can read about the original movement here. February 25th has now become a national day to show support...

Kudoz Meetup – spotlightjake Video!

spotlightjake meets the International team of InWithForward and finds out more about their new project called Kudoz. Kudoz connects folks who might be looking for something interesting and new to try with another person willing to share their passion.  

Looking to Jumpstart Your Professional Life?

Artists of Articulation Toastmasters (Information Session) – February 24 posAbilities Employment Service is excited to spearhead a closed Toastmasters group for youth/young adults who may identify with autism spectrum disorder, Asperger syndrome, or being learning disabled/gifted. Are you seeking skills that benefit finding or keeping employment?  Do you want to develop confidence when having to present information?  Do you like to explore different topics?  Then this group is for you! Here’s your chance to develop your confidence, leadership, communication and creativity skills while having...