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Please Encourage Your Children to Ask About My Disability

Three years ago, I had a serious car accident, broke my neck at the C6/C7 level, and became a quadriplegic wheelchair user. I’m able to use my arms, but my…

Depictions of disabilities onscreen shift away from ‘people who are to be pitied’

Andy Serkis’ movie Breathe avoids treating disabled people onscreen as victims, and did extensive research to be true to the story. The film, directed by actor Andy Serkis, stars Andrew…

Here’s How to Help Your Kids Be Kind and Inclusive People

When I was 13, I came home from a sleepover at a friend’s house (let’s call her Sleepover Friend). The phone rang when I walked in the door and it…

Ontario advisory group will address high unemployment rates among people with disabilities

By Michelle McQuigge The Canadian Press A provincial advisory group will help tackle high unemployment rates among people with disabilities. Global News File – A A + Listen    …

People with diabetes losing disability tax credit because of ‘advances in technology’: minister

This is disgusting… CTVNews.ca Staff Published Monday, October 23, 2017 10:00PM EDT According to a letter obtained by CTV News, “advances in technology” is the reason that most adults with…

Ellen Meets a Wonderful Kid Inventor

This is truly an amazing young man. Way to go Ellen.  

LGBTQI2S Sport Inclusion

LGBTQI2S Sport Inclusion Task Force and Skate Canada Announce a Pilot Project to Make Sport More Welcoming to Sexual and Gender-Diverse People OTTAWA, ON: On this International Day Against Homophobia,…

Gender Inclusivity

Much of sport is organized by sex or gender; however, not every athlete fits into or identifies with the binary of male and female. As an advocate for sport that…

THE DANCE: A STORY OF INCLUSION

Posted by Guest Blogger | Apr 4, 2013 | Community | 5 | THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT SAILINGAUTISTICSEAS.COM. THANK YOU TO MIZ KP AND MICHELLE FOR GIVING ME…

Ontario eases rules on supports for people with disabilities

Singles receiving ODSP will see their asset limits jump from $5,000 to $40,000, while limits for couples will climb from $7,500 to $50,000. Global News File – A A +…

10 Majorly Successful People With Disabilities

GETTY 300 By Tiffiny Carlson, the Mobility Resource Everyone has hardships they encounter in their lives, but when someone with a disability is able to overcome all of the additional…

A Letter to the Teacher of My Son with Down syndrome