Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter June 2017 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   June 2017 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme Celebration 150 Watch for the July’s newsletter, celebrating Canada’s Big Birthday! The 150th Birthday newsletter is going to be full of all things Canada, with articles about Canadian inventions, Canadian talent, interviews about why people love Canada, and special events for Canada Day.

Big Bike Ride Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

  Big Bike Ride Event June 01, 2017 Krystian Shaw is riding a big bike that fits up to 30 people. feel free to donate personally or as a company, or ride with the Kamloops Self advocate newsletter Team for the heart and stroke foundation. there will be an article in June about his experience and why he loves to give back by his newsletter. for more info go to: http://support.heartandstroke.ca/site/TR/BigBike2017/BB_General_2017?team_id=36795&pg=team&fr_id=4530

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter May 2017 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   May  2017 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme Big Daddy Tazz: Breaking Down Mental Health Stigma, One Laugh at a Time Interviewed by Krystian Shaw Big Daddy Tazz is a great mental health awareness raising comedian, and is also a Canadian living in Manitoba. What made you want to become a

The Wellness Toolbox

The Wellness Tool Box by Kristian Shaw Kristian Shaw was on CFJC TV The midday show in Kamloops promoting The Wellness Toolbox on April 06, 2017   Wellness Toolbox classes are now on, proudly sponsored by Let’s Move Studio and Interior Wellness. It’s going pretty well. It is exciting to see a mix of people coming from the community. 12 people showed up at the first class and 10 people

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter April 2017 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   April  2017 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme Welcome to spring our loyal readers! This month is about Easter, April Fools, and lots more. There is a fun April fools recipe and that’s no joke! We have some great tips for safely making easter eggs and be sure to check out

Lessons from our children: never say never

By Linda Shaw     The biggest and most surprising journey of my life has been being Krystian’s mom. Krystian was born premature. At first, I was told he was delayed, but would catch up. Later I was told he was developmentally delayed and would never catch up, probably never being able to read or write. When Krystian was seven, I bought him a computer. It was amazing to see

Advocating for better laws in Canada

By Krystian Shaw     My mom and I and my support worker have been advocating for better laws in Canada. We have been advocating for better trained law enforcement, medical staff, health authorities, and non profit housing providers and landlords.   My worker from the disability field who provides me assistance says things could be better in the justice system with police and corrections and prosecutors and judges in

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter March 2017 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   March  2017 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme This month’s issue is full of interesting and different stories, looking at everything from St. Patrick’s Day, to Epilepsy Awareness, to health care, to the Social Innovation Youth Award. Take some time to learn more about epilepsy and how it is supported through

My Exciting Journey as a Self Advocate

By: Krystian Shaw, Kamloops BC. The year 2017 is an exciting year for me as a self advocate already! This month I received the social Innovation youth award for those under 30 who have created social change in their community.  Here is the press release https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017SDSI0016-000267 My work partner, Lisa, and I have started an Inclusive Wellness class called “Wellness Tool Box.” This is a class for all ages and

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter February 2017 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.     February  2017 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme This month’s issue is about love with friends, family, and couples. No matter what our abilities and diagnoses, we can be in love and have compassion, kindness and care – this is highlighted in one of this month’s articles from Australia about

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