Stories

Norma Beckman’s Story – Throwback Thursday

Today’s Throwback Thursday post is a story written in 2002 by Sandra Shields.  It shares the touching story of Norma Beckman, and why she joined PLAN with her sons Craig and Robert. While Norma …

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Small is Beautiful

Guest Post by Richard Holmes: The community building process is essentially about gently nurturing cultural change, through encouraging people to take action on things that are important to them, moving to communities where everyone …

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Throwback Thursday – “My Talk on Autism and Ableism”

In today’s Throwback Thursday post, we’d like to share a talk given by PLAN Member Lyle Lexier in 2011. Many of you will know Lyle from his presence at a variety of community gatherings. He’s always …

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In Sophie’s Words…

PLAN has a team of six Mentors who work closely with families and people with disabilities to build personal support networks and plan to live good lives in the community. To provide some insight …

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