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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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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A letter to a Non Verbal Learning Disability

By |2018-05-17T21:06:20+00:00May 7th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

I write this letter as Learning Disabilities Awareness month comes to an end. I am so grateful for the opportunity to use the month to educate those around me about learning disabilities and  am feeling empowered by the writing journey that I started earlier this year. My hope is to continue to inspire as many [...]

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What is a learning disability?

By |2018-05-17T21:47:31+00:00May 7th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

Hi everyone, welcome to my very first blog post. My name is Nisha. I am a 38 year old adult with a severe non verbal learning disability and I feel that I want to use the blog to share my disability experiences with you, I want you to be able to ask questions and I [...]

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Mindshare Workspace Presents: The Disability Channel ‘Susan Stewart’

By |2018-01-27T19:14:26+00:00January 27th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

Join the former Olympian Susan Stewart at a free live media event being held in Toronto on Tuesday, February 6th at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Erin Mills Town Centre. This live recording will be hosted by The Disability Channel’s Frank Sroka who hosts Socially Served. Susan Stewart also hosts a Disability Channel show [...]

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Sensory Processing Disorder

By |2018-01-20T03:37:43+00:00January 19th, 2018|Disabilities Blog|

Have bright or artificial lights ever bother you? What about loud or repetitive noises? Is your diet extremely limited because you can’t handle certain textures or tastes of certain foods? Are you sensitive to different kinds of smells and have trouble with picking out clothes that you feel comfortable in? Is your balance and motor [...]

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The Seeing AI App for the Blind/Visually Impaired

By |2017-12-08T17:01:40+00:00December 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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The Invictus Games (2017)

By |2017-09-06T18:52:09+00:00September 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 [...]

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