Category Archives: family care

Spectrum’s Person of the month: Nicholas Czerwinski

In the past, it was challenging to make friends outside of the family nucleus but lately, now that I became part of the Spectrum family, this has changed. Continue reading

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The Talabis Family Journey

Jayson and his family share their story of transitions and finding the right community supports for Jayson. Continue reading

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Summer travels with folks we care about: Lynn, Kelly and R-Bud!

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Some photos of summer activities with Lynn, Kelly and R-Bud. Continue reading

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A History of Intelligence and ‘Intellectual Disability’ : The Shaping of Psychology in Early Modern Europe

The Goodeys have an incredible passion for people and some incredible insights into living life in Stratford, London. His daughter Ellen is public speaker and actress and gave us some great ideas for around the city. Continue reading

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Forum on Aging – CLBC – Feb 17, 2011

The Vancouver Community Council invites you to participate in a discussion about supporting individuals with developmental disabilities and their families as they age. Continue reading

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Two new websites to help you share your own story.

Hello everyone, Welcome to 2011 I hope the new year is treating you well.   2010 was a big year for people connecting through the Internet – truly incredible to see the support  from people near and far for finding new ways to make friends.   It’s … Continue reading

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Celebrating Stories of Community Living: Crafting, Sharing and Learning

our biggest, most festive, most collaborative Community Living Days event yet – co-hosted by Vela Microboard Association, Spectrum and the 101 Friends Support Networks Project. Hope to see you there! Continue reading

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