Monthly Archives: July 2019

Limitations don’t define my life

by Kara Anderson   I have lived my entire life with a diverse ability. I have found my path to independence by becoming a mom of a son who also has a diverse ability. He is 19 and gets lots of support from his grandparents and CLBC.My son and I lived with my parents until […]

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Growing on my own

  by Vanessa Mendoza Independence means being able to learn and grow on your own while still knowing you have support when you need it. My path to independence started when I moved out at 19 into a group home. But even in the group home I still felt overprotected. Sometimes even the smallest reminders […]

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Walking the path to independence together

We are Dale and Leanne Froese from Kelowna, B.C. We met in 1995 at a Karaoke party. Dale kept singing a country love song, “Love remains to me,” over and over. He played hard to get. Finally, we went on a date and then we got engaged. We’ve been married for 21 years now. It’s […]

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CLBC Celebrate Diverse Abilities Magazine Summer 2019 Edition

Celebrate Diverse Abilities Welcome to the Summer 2019 Edition of CLBC’s “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES” magazine. Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES is created under the guidance of the CLBC Editorial Board, which is made up of self advocates from across the province, as well as family members. The theme for this edition is “The Many Paths to Independence.” You will […]

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The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter August 2019 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a Newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   August 2019 Edition KSA Newsletter 2019 contains in This month’s theme               Welcome to Summer! With summer in full swing, we’ve got some fun ideas in this month’s newsletter to help you get […]

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES NEW RDSP RULES

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Government of Canada funds projects in Quebec that improve accessibility and inclusion

News release July 29, 2019                Gatineau, Quebec                Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, along with Steven MacKinnon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility and Member of Parliament for Gatineau, announced Government of Canada support for organizations working […]

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Sun safety basics

Just a reminder its summer time when out in sun to put on sun screen and to always be safe drink water self advocates Most of us like to work, play, and relax outside on a sunny day. But too much sun and heat can be harmful, so be careful! On this page: Protect against […]

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Perfect Summer Fruit Salad

Selfadvocatenet.com 2 Special Summer Edition Recipe August 2019 Prep 25 m Cook 5 m Ready In 3 h 30 m Recipe By:Nicole Graham Holley “The perfect fruit salad for a backyard bbq or any occasion. There are never leftovers! This is one of my favourite fruit salad recipes, as I think the sauce really makes […]

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No-Noodle Zucchini Lasagna

Selfadvocatenet.com  Special Summer Edition Recipes for August 2019 Prep 30 m Cook 1 h Ready In 1 h 30 m Recipe By:Jill Welch “Looking for a low-carb dinner to satisfies your Italian food craving? Look no further! This lasagna is perfect in the summer with your garden-fresh veggies and herbs, or in the winter when […]

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