The Importance of Inclusion in One Infographic

Social exclusion can impact entire families and entire communities, and is therefore an important point of discussion for social work degree seekers. Social inclusion is extremely advantageous to society by contributing to the alleviation of poverty and negating...

Inspirational teenager with autism finds internet video fame

As well as cappuccinos and lattes, customers can also enjoy a hot serving of silky moves from Sam ‘The Dancing Barista’ at the Starbucks where he works. This inspiring autistic teenager has become an online sensation thanks to a video showing his fantastic...

A Young Women’s Story

Alisha Lee writes of her struggle to be a regular 16 year old in a world where rules and negative attitudes are some of her greatest barriers. I am 16 years old and live in Ontario, Canada and have congenital muscular dystrophy. I know it will happen [death] to me...

People First Canada-A National Movement of Self-Advocates

People First of Canada is the national organization representing people with intellectual disabilities. People First of Canada is the national voice for people who have been labeled with an intellectual disability. We are about rights – human rights, citizenship...

People First Ontario Website-A Provincial Movement of Self-Advocates

People First of Ontario is the provincial organization representing people with intellectual disabilities. People First of Ontario is the provincial voice for people who have been labeled with an intellectual disability. We are about rights – human rights, citizenship...

Autobiographies written by Self-Advocates

Rachel’s Story $15 plus shipping. To purchase please email Amanda Fenlong Kathy Senneker tells the story of her daughter Rachel’s short but valuable life. It is about one mother’s journey of self-discovery. Kathy herself acknowledges that it was a...

Perceptions of Disability and Finding Work

For five tough years I worked tirelessly toward graduating with honours from Canada’s third-largest university. I had dreams of starting a successful career in communications. I looked forward to being given the opportunity to shine. I was ready to show the...