Person-First Language

Person-First Language

With this month’s focus on intersectionality, I thought it would be important to highlight how the language we use can perpetuate an individual’s experience of discrimination. Often it seems that we are talking about the individuals we support rather than to them,...
Intersectionality

Intersectionality

This month our theme is Intersectionality. Intersectionality is an analytical tool that addresses the interconnectedness of each individuals social categorizations and the ways in which they create barriers and disadvantages. A single aspect of identity such as race,...
To-Do: Write Blog Post

To-Do: Write Blog Post

Recently I was browsing the web looking for some productive morning routine inspiration to coax me out of my groggy winter rut. I read article after article of people detailing their “10 Most Important Habits for Success!” and “5 AM Productive Morning Routine!”....
International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020

Holy I feel old! In honour of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020, I can’t believe it’s been forty-five years since my injury, thirty-three years since Rick Hansen completed his history making – the Man In Motion World Tour. Thirty years since the...