These days, you often hear the word ‘ableism’ talked about online, but the Oxford English Dictionary actually traces the word’s first use back to 1981 and defines it as “discrimination in favour of able-bodied” people. Let's talk about ableism today. Read more>
Accessibility. Inclusion. We hear these words all the time, but what do they really mean? And are we doing all we can to make Canada accessible and inclusive for people of all abilities?
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Most people know that service dogs provide help to visually- or hearing-impaired individuals with daily tasks, but in addition to these familiar assistance animals, therapy dogs have become an important way to helping those in recovery, rehabilitation, and more. Read more>
The birth of a child is a wonderful event. The raising of that child comes with a mixture of joys and sorrows, happy times and challenging ones. All of this has been Hilary Thomson’s experience as a mother of four children, one of whom has cerebral palsy (CP). Read more>
Practising yoga and meditation can reduce pain and help you cope with stress and anxiety. Read more>