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Kristian Shaw CLBC Wow Award Recipient Story

By Krystian Shaw The month of October was very exciting for me. I won the WOW award. WOW stands for “Widening Our World.” Community Living BC gives out this prestigious Award to those who make a difference in their community, promoting inclusion. My goal is to stomp out stigma and discrimination for anyone who happens […]

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The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter December ,2019 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   December Edition of KSA Newsletter 2019 contains in This month’s theme: Christmas, the Holidays and staying active The Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter wants to wish everyone a Happy Holiday. December’s issue is about Christmas, the Holidays and staying active […]

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Deanna Whittaker: The Road To Self-employment

  Written together with Community Connector Support Person   “I like to sell my paper dolls at the Ladner Market and I save my money in a jar”   Deanna is an incredibly talented and creative artist who has lived in Ladner her entire life. She gets inspiration for her artwork from television and movies. […]

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It’s Ok To Be Afraid

It’s Ok To Be Afraid Patrick Porter My name is Patrick. I am a self-advocate in Nanaimo. I grew up in a big family with 7 siblings. My parents loved and supported me. Even though they treated me the same as my brothers and sisters I felt different. After my parents passed away, I didn’t […]

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My First Job at FYidoctors

My name is Cyrus Bahador. I joined Solutions Employment at Delta Community Living Society in September 2018. I had my first job experience at FYidoctors in April 2019 as warehouse assistant. I was very impressed by the technology of making a good pair of prescription glasses. I couldn’t wait to be hired and am an […]

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20th Anniversary Self Advocacy Leadership Retreat, Mission BC

November 2nd, 2019 What does Accessibility mean? Advice for Accessibility Legislation Accessibility is about being treated with dignity and respect.  People with diverse abilities are often bullied and made fun of when we go out to do the same things as everyone else.  We want access to employment, to make our own money, and to […]

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My dream trip

By Sheenagh Morrison   Hi my name is Sheenagh, let me tell you about my dream trip. My late dad, when he passed, had a wish that the money he left me was for travel. On August 18, 2019 my mom and I went to the United Kingdom. I started planning my trip about 5 […]

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Happy Halloween to All for Fall 2019!!

Article written by Artist Jeff Stackhouse Happy Fall one and all! I hope everyone is enjoying watching the leaves turn into such beautiful colors and have been having fun deciding what costume to wear for Halloween night. If you need ideas on what to do this Halloween you have come to the right place. Everything […]

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Independence

Written By Crystal Bermel What Is Independence? To me it is a feeling and an experience. To some independence means moving miles and miles away from one’s family. Or it means to live without help from others. To some it means just that smidge of independence when your parents leave you alone for an extended […]

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Shannon Labrun Story on managing a Self-advocate Booth at the Inclusion BC Conference

Written by Shannon LeBrun Bryce Schaufelberger is the manager of www.selfadvocatenet.com and he asked me if I could help out at the self-advocate booth at the Inclusion BC Conference in Victoria last June. The website has so much information and is updated daily with new information and Bryce is very knowledgeable! I learned so much […]

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