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5 Useful Chrome Extensions for ADHD by Emily S

By |2021-10-26T12:48:41+00:00September 30th, 2021|Disabilities Blog|

5 Useful Chrome Extensions for ADHD Reading can be difficult for me. When I open something to read, it’s like my brain hits a wall I can’t climb over. It’s frustrating because I know what I need or want to read, but I can’t get myself to do it. It took me years to realize [...]

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10 WAYS TO STAY SAFE WITH A DISABILITY

By |2021-09-15T19:15:47+00:00September 14th, 2021|Disabilities Blog|

10 WAYS TO STAY SAFE WITH A DISABILITY  By, Necole Almeida After a disability your life changes in many ways and so does your safety concerns. Some people see people with a disability as an easy target. I wanted to share some of my top go to rules I have set in place for my [...]

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Acquired Brain Injury: One Adult Story

By |2021-03-17T16:03:19+00:00March 17th, 2021|Disabilities Blog|

Written by: Earleen Dover In Canada, we live in a fast-moving world. Millions of people, each with two stories. One that they share with the world we confront each day and one that maybe our close friends, family and caregivers understand. This is one of many invisible illnesses; where sometimes the hardest part of life [...]

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Covid’s Impact: A Deaf Perspective

By |2020-12-18T14:46:40+00:00November 17th, 2020|Disabilities Blog|

By: Lime Vella Growing up, I have always had to rely on my parents and older brother to be my way to open communication since I’m profoundly deaf. I also often carried around various devices to help me communicate. I’ve developed a diverse collection of methods to deal with curious situations in my day-to-day since [...]

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Invictus Games

By |2019-05-07T17:45:33+00:00May 7th, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

By: Andrew Rooney The Invictus Games was first started in 2014 by HRH The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry. The games celebrate and display the talent of each nation. The injured, sick and disabled athletes compete in 12 adaptive sports. These include archery, athletics, indoor rowing, power lifting, cycling, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, tennis, [...]

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Employment Search for Persons With Diverse Abilities

By |2019-05-07T17:34:31+00:00May 7th, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

By: Andrew Rooney Autism is very much in News Headlines, parents are anxious that their young children get appropriate education & help. However, Adults with ASD must be given opportunities too.  Employment is very important and access to jobs needs to be available. Expansion of this must be given encouragement both to the individuals and [...]

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Ontario: Nowhere Near It’s Goal of Full Accessibility

By |2019-05-07T17:39:13+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

David Onley, former Lieutenant governor for Ontario delivered a report demonstrating the pervasive lack of accessibility province wide. Onley served as Lieutenant Governor for Ontario from 2007 to 2014, the second longest term ever served in Canada. Onley highlighted numerous faults in how the province approaches accessibility, likening many of them to the same barriers [...]

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To include or not to include?

By |2018-05-17T21:03:00+00:00May 10th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

I want to thank my friend Tara for her live video in which she talks about what inclusion looks like in the business world, as this is what inspired my blog for the week. Wouldn’t it be amazing, wonderful and an incredible step for humanity if we lived in a fully inclusive and accessible society? [...]

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Life is like a pancake….

By |2018-05-17T21:04:55+00:00May 8th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

Everyone encounters all sorts of times in their lives, the good, the not so good, the bad and the worst. Its how you deal with what’s dealt to you that shapes you into yourself at the present moment. I’ve always been able to chose to see the positive side of the toughest of situations, [...]

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Independent Woman

By |2018-05-17T21:05:41+00:00May 8th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

When I think of the word independence, I think of it in so many different ways. I think of India celebrating independence from Pakistan, I think of children who achieve independence as they learn to do things on their own. When I think of independence for a person with a disability, many words come to [...]

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