Archive for the 'Health and Wellness' Category

Here is the secret.... it is to start with developing valued roles. What is a valued role? A valued roles is the answer you give to the question 'Wha...View Details

Yvonne defines grief, how to support others that are grieving, and shares her 7 takeaways to navigate through life, grief, and end of life.   In thi...View Details

Learn from world class experts on housing for people with developmental disability.   I’m excited to bring you this podcast/ blog episode on the be...View Details

Author and speaker, Donna Thomson, takes us on the journey of a caregiver.   In Episode #050, I had the pleasure of interviewing Donna Thomson and we...View Details

Dr. Yona Lunsky discusses state of mental health and developmental disability, how to notice mental health challenges, and different treatments.   In...View Details

Ted Kuntz shares his journey of personal transformation as he realized the who he wanted to be in the world with his son Joshua and with others. Ted K...View Details

Brian shares his story of multiple health challenges and family adversities, and his insights about how we can re-write our story and take control of ...View Details

Guest Lynne Seagle shares how her organizaton was oppressing people with disabilities, and what they did about it.   This week’s guest is Lynne Sea...View Details

Guest Joscelyn Duffy shares her strategies of resiliency through her recovery from a life threatening illness, & we discuss how to be a compassion...View Details

Dr. Jen created the The Umbrella Project which embodies the idea of using challenges life throws at us as an opportunity to learn new skills and cope...View Details

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

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

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

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

Two sisters, Jade and Mallory Ryan, who are occupational therapists and experienced dancers are partnering with dance studios to create a dance class ...View Details

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

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

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

#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

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