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I’m a college student with multiple disabilities By Megan Zahneis First things first: I have a very rare neurological disorder (as in, 50-cases-in-the-world rare) that renders me unable to feel pain, temperature and touch in the same way as most people. I don’t have reflexes and can’t regulate my own body temperature. I’m deaf. I also can’t […]

Defining Grace

A tale of two loving sons By Kriss Giesen The dictionary definition of “grace” is simple. As a verb, grace means to do honor or credit to (someone or something) by one’s presence. In my life, this grace has taken many forms, but none is as beautiful or pure as my boys’ love and care for […]

Canada Cares High Tea

A  Successful 3rd Annual Canada Cares Tea A special thank you to all of our sponsors and attendees who supported our Canada Cares Tea at The Ritz in Toronto on Sunday, April 3rd, 2016. A high-brow fundraiser to support our Caregiver Awards and the Make Me Smile program, the tea was once again, a huge success. Hats off […]

Blind Golf

Playing by the rules By Lois Babcock Some are surprised to hear that blind or visually impaired people are able to play golf—yet blind golf has been around for many years. The Canadian Blind Golf Association was established in 1951 and functioned until the mid 1980s, when regional groups were formed. Canadian blind and visually […]

A Call to Action

What do ice lattes and throwing yourself out of a wheelchair have in common? By Stephen Trumper Ihave a fondness for the in-your-face tactics of a Texas disability group, ADAPT, which captured headlines in the 1980s as part of the push for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), landmark legislation that extended to disabled Americans the […]

Beyond the Inferno

Building a life of love and purpose after a burn injury By Tracey Coveart Lesia Cartelli and Tyler Pelke had never met, but they have walked many miles along the same road. Both were badly burned in house fires when they were children, and were forced to battle through pain and darkness to healing and acceptance […]

National Caregivers Day

Let’s celebrate caregivers from coast-to-coast on April 5th, 2016.

Media People Podcast ...

A former #1 ranked wheelchair tennis player in Canada, Joel Dembe has represented his county at numerous tournaments across the globe.

Featuring Models With...

“At Kmart Australia we want to reflect every person who walks into our stores — whether they are a team member, a customer, a contractor or supplier.

Caregiving Ettiquette

Statistics Canada tells us more than eight million Canadians provide care to a chronically ill or disabled loved one. You may find yourself putting your foot in your mouth unknowingly.