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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 Inspiring Stories of Participants from the 2019 Special Olympics World Games

From March 14th to 21st, athletes, coaches, family members, and volunteers united together in the vibrant and modern city of Abu Dhabi, UAE to show the world what they’ve...

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...

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,...

“I Grew with iGrow!” How 5 team members used their employee benefits for personal development

At our core, posAbilities encourages innovation, learning, and growth in our services and relationships with our persons served, their families, and our team members. In fact, we have a...

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...

It’s a Wrap! Concluding the People of posAbilities Campaign

After months of hard work we are proud to be wrapping up the people of posAbilities campaign. A big thanks to our ambassadors for their participation and all those who have...

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