Stories

From Where I Sit

My name is David Steeves. I have a son living with a disability and have been involved in policy development and program implementation in the provincial disability sector for about 15 years, mainly in …

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Tips for Solution Based Advocacy by Al Etmanski

Leave Opposition to the Opposition Judging by their actions, many advocates seem to take opposition critics as their role model for advocacy.  Wrong.  Opposition political parties oppose everything that is advanced or proposed by …

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2012 Disability Program and Policy Changes Across Canada

The following is a summary of the improvements our provincial, territorial and federal governments have announced they will be making to disability-related services this year. Provinces and territories are listed in alphabetical order, with the …

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Gordon's Story

Gordon graduated from school to his bedroom. A big man of few words, Gordon was alone except for his family and the world seemed to hold no place for him.  Before his mother passed …

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