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Thyroid Issues

By | December 9th, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

Different signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism can vary, it all depends on the range and severity of the thyroid problem, and this is classified as hypothyroidism. These issues can develop at a slow pace if not treated which, makes it difficult to notice anything being out of place. Usually, weight gain and fatigue will be [...]

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The Seeing AI App for the Blind/Visually Impaired

By | December 8th, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

People who experience visual impairments can now have an amazingly innovative app for the IOS phone users from the minds at Microsoft! The smartphone app uses artificial intelligence and when the user points their phone’s camera, this allows the phone to identify what the user is seeing. It can also work on people as well, [...]

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A New Space and a New Look!

By | October 20th, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

  We’ve moved! Toronto ON, October 20th, 2017. We have a new office space! We are now at 601 Christie Street Toronto, ON in the Artscape Wychwood Barns building. It is apart of a community cultural hub which opened in 2008 where arts and culture are majorly present. It is a multi-faceted complex invite living [...]

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Official Press Release Virtual Walk with The Disability Channel

By | October 20th, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

Toronto, 601 Christie Street, Oct 20th, 2017, The Virtual Walk for Life is a new, unique and innovative way for groups, organizations, and schools and sports teams to approach fundraising and take it to a new level. It makes the concept of the traditional walk or run one step further and in doing so enables [...]

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Disability Channel & Back to Work Programs for Veterans

By | September 27th, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

By: Katie Hemming @ShineLoveHeart The Invictus Games 2017 held in Toronto this year from September 23-30, has received vast media coverage from the city and surrounding areas, along with international coverage. Prince Harry was an active person at viewing the games and motivating the disabled competitors who are also all veterans. The Invictus Games is [...]

The Invictus Games (2017)

By | September 6th, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

By: Katie Hemming @ShineLoveHeart Toronto has offered to host this year’s Invictus Games that are being held on September 23rd to the 30th, a competition where all competitors identify with being disabled. Both veterans and currently active members will participate. Adaptive sports varying from wheelchair rugby and basketball, track and field sports and the new [...]

Paranoia: What It Can Do To Your Mind

By | August 30th, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

Author: Katie Hemming @ShineLoveHeart With everything that goes on in the world, it is common to experience paranoia. World news, family/friend troubles, work related things and certain mental illnesses can be a cause of paranoia. You should know how to deal with it and try to figure out what’s causing it and why, or else [...]

The Thoughts Of Maladaptive Daydreaming

By | August 30th, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

Author: Katie Hemming @ShineLoveHeart It's normal to drift off into your own imaginary world sometimes, but some people can’t get themselves out of that world without help from others. You’re constantly stuck inside a dream world. This is Maladaptive Daydreaming (or MADD for short) From time to time Maladaptive Daydreaming may manifest in a few [...]

Organizing Your Kitchen for the Visually Impaired

By | April 3rd, 2017|Disabilities Blog|

Because there are so many ingredients, tools, and food items in our kitchens, it can be difficult for a person with a visual impairment to locate and identify the items they seek. There are several options for organizing your kitchen in more accessible ways.  Here are four of the top tips to make your kitchen [...]