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Celebrating Autism Awareness Month with a Leap Forward Moment: Meet Johnathan!

This story was originally published in the April issue of the Laurel Okanagan Imagine Newsletter. Johnathan is pursuing a fearless and fulfilled life, with Autism being one of his...

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month with Laurel Metro Vancouver: Meet Minette, Gian, and Gio!

Minette Julian has lived in Vancouver since 2005. For many years, she lived apart from her two sons who lived in the Philippines with their grandparents where they had...

Celebrating Autism Awareness Month With Laurel Okanagan: Meet Raeya!

This #AutismAwarenessMonth we're celebrating the great work Laurel does with individuals like Raeya! Raeya underwent a large life transition caused by a big move into a new home and...

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,...

Unlock These Cheap Spring Break Activities with your Access 2 Card

Since 2004, the Access 2 program has been opening up new adventures and experiences for persons with disabilities across Canada. This program is specially designed to relieve some of...

Good and Full Lives Spring from Shared Living

Developing relationships, deepening bonds, living good and full lives. That’s how posAbilities, a Burnaby-based support service agency, defines Shared Living with persons who have developmental disabilities.For posAbilities, this service...

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...

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...

Spring into Action with our Set of Person-Centered Spring Workshops!

We’ve partnered with Vancity, BACI and FamilyWORKs to bring you four new person-centered workshop events in venues across Burnaby. This March and April, we welcome our persons served, families...

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,...

Housing Supports for Persons with Developmental Disabilities: A VPTG Panel Discussion and Workshop

The Vancouver Parent Transition Group (VPTG) is an education and support group for parents of youth with disabilities who are transitioning to adulthood. The group meets once per month...

Reflecting Back & Looking Forward: An Unforgettable 2018

2018 was a year that brought about many milestones and accomplishments for posAbilities. As another year has come and gone, we’d like to take this time to reflect back...

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