Stories

Dreams Shape Reality: Chuck’s Story

We all have dreams. When our children or relatives are born, we naturally dream about who they will become and the kind of life they might enjoy. When our relative is born with or …

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Another Honour for Barb Goode

Barb Goode, a valued member of PLAN’s Board and a Lifetime Member, was recently honoured by Spectrum Society for Community Living. In recognition of Barb’s decades of contribution to the Community Living Movement, Spectrum …

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Throwback Thursday – “Peace of Mind: Our Lifetime Commitment”

For this week’s Throwback Thursday post, we’re sharing from our 2009 PLANfacts Newsletter. It’s the story of Len, Beryl and Colin Sawyer, and how their family found peace of mind when they joined PLAN. …

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Bill Hiltz’s Story: Freed From the Cage of Incapability

As we reflect on the many lessons learned from the life of Phil Allen, we are particularly inspired by the 50 years he spent tirelessly advocating for the closure of institutions and tilting mindsets …

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