Posts categorized under "Adult"

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Let's Talk About Housing! (For Parents/Caregivers of an Adult with a Disability)

On February 11, 2015 from 6pm-9pm, parents and caregivers of adults with a disability are invited to participate in a housing forum at The Family Centre Gym. All parents/caregivers of an adult son or daughter with a disability in the Waterloo Region are invited to come share their housing wants and needs. Please visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/XGDPDGM to […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Direct Support People

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Swim Partnership between The Independent Living Centre and Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre – Get Registered!

The Independent Living Centre of Waterloo Region has partnered with the City of Waterloo to offer an accessible swimming program at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex. The link below shares all the details about the Winter 2015 session of this program, which will run every Wednesday from January 14th – March 11th, 2015 from 12 noon […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Community

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Evening Support in Ayr

A 20 yr old man, in Ayr, requires assistance in the afternoon two days per week. The contract would require you to meet him as his bus arrives at his home, at approx. 3:30 PM and remain with him until 7:30/ 8:00 PM. The family would also be thrilled with an occasional  hours on a Saturday […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Community, Direct Support People

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I Choose Dign!ty Press

Citizenship Edition: Spring 2014 We at EAFWR are proud and excited to share the very first edition of the I Choose Dignity Press. This magazine will be issued twice a year and will focus on telling the stories of families and individuals we support, celebrating our community and igniting conversation. This issue is all about […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Articles and Resources, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, News, Press & Releases, Youth

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Making it Sustainable

Friends Forever! The following article, Making it Sustainable by allienordman, was featured on the Cincibility blog (www.cincibility.wordpress.com).  Cincibility is a community of writers who care about inclusion in Cinicinnati, USA.  Check it out for its thoughtful, relevant and often provocative articles.  The piece that follows really brings to light something that is so important about friends […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Direct Support People, Youth

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Citizenship: We Belong

When reflecting on citizenship, as a parent of children with disabilities, I feel bewildered. I’m struck immediately with a dissonance of meanings. Shall I write about what citizenship is supposed to be, or shall I write about how it is yet another term that serves to exclude my daughter, whose body can’t quite fit the […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Children, Youth