Posts tagged with "disability"

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A goal to contribute to her community thumbnail

A goal to contribute to her community

At 22 years-old, Christine and her family found themselves with a problem – a problem that is unfortunately all too common. Christine had finished secondary school life-skills and had nowhere to go afterwards. Here was this bright, enthusiastic young woman, being held back from contributing to her community because of barriers placed on her by […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog

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Through change, opportunity can happen

Sometimes when change happens, it can offer an incredible opportunity. For more than three decades, Dean has been connected to Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region. In that time, we have had the tremendous opportunity to connect, get to know and grow with his family. Unfortunately, a little over two year ago, his mother passed away. With his […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog