Category Archives: history

George Pearson Centre – Redevelopment Consultation

The property that Pearson Centre occupies is being redeveloped and Vancouver Coastal Health has presented housing and care options for the people currently living at Pearson Centre. Please read this article to learn more about the options and provide feedback to the city of Vancouver. Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in community, creativity, history, Innovative Practices, leadership, Networks, partnerships, Personal Supports, self-advocacy | Leave a comment

Spectrum Person of the month: Shelley Bourne

I sail at Jericho Sailing Club in the summer every year. I love going to pubs and found I really like watching the Canucks. Continue reading

Posted in community, creativity, Disability, history, Innovative Practices, Introductions, Networks, Person Of The Month, Personal Supports, self-advocacy, self-determination, Stories | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spectrum Person of the Month: Riia Talve

Riia tells the story of her life as an artist and educator. Continue reading

Posted in Books, community, creativity, Disability, history, Innovative Practices, Introductions, leadership, Networks, Person Of The Month, Personal Supports, self-advocacy, self-determination, social enterprise, Stories | 1 Comment

Summer travels with folks we care about: Gary Adams

Gary went for a great summer vacation to Barkerville and points north this summer. Continue reading

Posted in autism, community, creativity, Disability, history, Innovative Practices, self-determination, Stories | Leave a comment

What to do with a thousand headaches

It’s easier than ever to make an open source call out for support to make something happen. Continue reading

Posted in Books, community, creativity, Disability, families, fundraising, Great Place to Work, history, Innovative Practices, Introductions, Jules Andre-Brown, leadership, Networks, Personal Supports, Resumes HR Technology Community World Jillian Aquino Collage, self-advocacy, self-determination, Siblings, social enterprise, Stories, strategic planning, teambuilding, training, Web | Leave a comment

Daily Thoughts from Jean Vanier

These short inspirational passages delivered to your email box each day will take less than a minute to read and will help give balance, perspective and spiritual depth to your day. Continue reading

Posted in community, creativity, families, history, Innovative Practices, leadership, Personal Supports, Stories, teambuilding | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Talabis Family Journey

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

Posted in autism, community, creativity, Disability, families, family care, history, Innovative Practices, Networks, Personal Supports, self-advocacy, self-determination, Siblings, Stories, teambuilding, training | 1 Comment