5 Tips For Increased Independence In Kids

Meet the Farano’s. Jen and Craig have been together for over 25 years and talk about the approach they have taken to parenting two exceptional young men, Justin and Jairus, who both have autism. They share their top five parenting tips for increasing independence in children. Discover a trick or two that could change the trajectory of your life.

Top 7 Accessible Hikes in BC

If you or someone you know faces barriers to physical mobility, exploring the great outdoors this summer may feel like a challenge. But going on a wilderness adventure doesn’t have to be so intimidating! BC is known for its lush forests, diverse wildlife, vibrant landscapes, and prime west coast hiking trails. Many of these trails were created with accessibility in mind.

“Never Give Up”: commitment to inclusivity helps new hire find dream job

Justin Farano, a 22-year-old man with autism, is still revelling in the victory of finding his own dream job as an administrator at Vancity. A company that prides itself on its inclusive hiring policies, Vancity creates a welcoming and respectful workplace where peoples’ diverse abilities are celebrated and cherished.

The Festival of Loss and Healing Builds Compassionate Communities

Loss comes to us in many different forms and at different times in our lives. posAbilities participated in New West's Festival of Loss and Healing to talk about loss and various resources offered by the community.

Aegis West Brings The Community Together

Over the month of May, communities around the Lower Mainland donated their gently used clothing and other goods for a clothing drive, organized by our Aegis West day program. This socially responsible gesture encouraged all to give back to families in need, while decluttering their closets and clearing some shelf space as well!