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What This Love is For

Fernando is a drummer. He is also a dad who has a teenage son with autism. Having a child with autism can be a very lonely and isolating experience. There is a lack of understanding from others and parents often feel as though they are being judged by everyone around them. Even though the struggles […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog

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Match Celebration

On Wednesday, September 25 we had our first annual Match Celebration. We honoured workers and the individuals they support that have been matched for 5 years or more. We had 154 workers that were invited to be honoured. Fifty-four workers attended and we had just fewer than 100 people in total. We had a wonderful […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog, Direct Support People

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Celebrating Wellness

It was fall of 2012 when I met Theresa for the first time. I was told that I was going to see a cheerful person who loves going outdoors. Yes, that was true. Theresa loved to go to different places. But I soon discovered that she would get bored quickly and would often get tired […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Blog, Direct Support People