Archive for the 'Family' Category

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Don is one of the world’s leading experts on siblings, and has supported siblings for the last 35 years. Don Meyer, Director of the Sibling Support...View Details

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In 1995, Patti looked to redesign the disability support organization, moving away from the norm, and she co-founded Neighbours Inc.; an organizatio...View Details

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Discussing bio medical (non-medical) approaches to well-being for people with disabilities. This week’s podcast/ blog is a rebroadcast from Episod...View Details

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This week’s guest on the podcast/ blog is David Hasbury. David shares the history of disability, and disability services to help us understand how...View Details

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Learn how the OPZ family care system works, and hear Toni Smit's foster family experience. Also, hear the benefits and drawbacks of being a foster fam...View Details

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Siblings supporting their brother's and sister's on friendships, dating, and dreaming big, with Melissa Janson   Today, we are kicking off our secon...View Details

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Jessica and I discuss her approach to helping families create a home, lessons learned from the Be At Home Creative Housing Supports project , innova...View Details

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In this podcast, we discuss the most common question Brendon is asked by families, which is: 'How do I secure the future for my loved one with a disab...View Details

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Bill Hiltz shares his story of how he was mistreated and caged in an institution as a toddler, freed by loving people, and how he has grown into a le...View Details

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Parenting author, Ann Douglas, discusses parenting a child with a mental illness /disability, and practicing self-care so we are available as care-giv...View Details

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In this week’s podcast/ blog our featured guest is Jeff Dobbin, Executive Director of Partners for Planning (P4P) in Toronto Ontario. Jeff and I d...View Details

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This is the story of Michael Mainland’s incredible ordinary life. Michael is 38 years old, works at Boston Pizza, has his own house, lives with a ro...View Details

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Hear the story of the Rougemount Housing Co-operative & the Deohaeko Support Network, learn what intentional community is and how to build it, lea...View Details

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A sibling care-giver tells her story of becoming her brother's go to person after her parents passed sooner than anyone expected. This podcast is impo...View Details

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Social Enterprise that is Empowering Growth and Inclusion, with Karen Chambers of Bob Rumball Associations for the Deaf   What you will learn in this...View Details

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#006 - Social Capital; Building Relationships to Improve Well-Being, with Al Condeluci & Keenan Wellar   What you will learn in this episode: ​...View Details

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Families Supporting Families, with Sue Simpson of the Waterloo Region Family Network (WRFN)   What you will learn in this episode: ​- Discover fam...View Details

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#004 - Employees with a Disability and Employers Collaborate for Workplace Success, with Laura McKeen, of Cohen Highley LLP Lawyers   What you will l...View Details

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003 - Independent Facilitation and Support Circles Enriching Lives, with Joanna Goode, Director of Facilitation Wellington Dufferin   What you will g...View Details

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002 - The 5 Life and Financial Stages for Families With A Disability, with Tom Mahoney, of Freedom 55 Financial

Hear Tom's  journey as a parent of a...View Details