Adults with autism finding way into workplace

Adult children with autism, their parents and governments are working to get more people with developmental disabilities into the workplace. Read More...

Enbridge Inc - Canada 150 Grant

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Dale Lynn Plotnikow presents a cheque to Cindy Mohr, Executive Director for the Fort St John Association for Community Living on behalf of Enbridge Inc. The donation from Enbridge Inc was a result of their Canada 150 Grant Competition which provided the opportunity for employees of Enbridge Inc, across Canada, to submit an application explaining how they fuel people's quality of life with their local charitable organizations, for a chance to win a $1,500.00 grant for those organizations. Dale Lynn Plotnikow, Management of Change Advisor, Process Safety and Engineering for Enbridge Inc entered as she is also a volunteer Director for the Fort St John Association for Community Living. Dale was successful in winning 1 of 10 grants that were awarded across the country.

Expert questioned on risk of closing N.S. facilities for people with disabilities

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A Nova Scotia government lawyer pressed an expert witness Wednesday over the risks of shifting people with intellectual disabilities out of institutional settings into the community, as a human rights inquiry entered its third day.

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What Inclusion Really Means

I can count on one hand the amount of people with disabilities I knew as a kid — a few from our church and a couple from the neighborhood. I did not know anyone with a disability from my Catholic school, my soccer team or acting class. I don’t think anyone with a disability played tag with us or rode bikes with us to the pool. Even though I later worked at a summer camp with kid with disabilities, I still had very few relationships with people with disabilities. I originally studied special education in college until I discovered my other passion — writing. After a short career in television and a long career in child welfare, I returned to the work I loved, where I felt I most belonged — advocating for and with people with disabilities.  Read more.......


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