Can you imagine this?

Can you imagine this?

The Family Arm of the Disability Movement is the person we love with a disability and their parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers, cousins, caregivers, friends and neighbours. We, the family, have been an afterthought for too long, our opinions sidelines, our emotions trivialized, our needs prescribed and our resources shuttered. Enough.

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Canadian Evaluation Society Case Competition 2018

Looking forward to participating in the Canadian Evaluation Society's 2018 Case Competition on Saturday Feb 10.


H-CARDD Connects included our story in the #BellLetsTalk campaign.

Unspoken Realities 

The sibling journey is in the shadows but the inclusion movement has been built on our backs. From the day our brothers and sisters show up in our lives we fight for them, we love them, we suffer their injustices and the pain they experience is carried as our own throughout our whole lives. We are unrecognized for picking up all the pieces of a failed system.

#OC150 award

Positive and inspiring morning at #OC150 awards ceremony. Lots of people in Ottawa Centre trying to build a better community through volunteerism. Honoured to be among them. Thank you Yasir Naqvi for the award.    ...

Interview with the Photographer’s Daughter

My friend Susie Shapiero is very talented and creative. I first met Susie in high school and have since become re-acquainted after stumbling across each other in a local restaurant. We share more than our high school days, Susie is passionate about social justice,...

Survey of adult brothers and sisters who support a sibling with a developmental disability

I have become part of a coalition of brothers and sisters who have siblings with a developmental disability. We wanted to learn more about how to help adult siblings who assume a more intensive caring and supporting role for their brothers and sisters with a...