By Charmaine Johnson (CJ) My name is Charmaine. Some of my friends call me CJ. I am a Self-Advocate of Nanaimo. We have meetings by telephone because of Covid. We are doing a workshop to teach others about being a self-advocate. Every month we have a learning circle. We learn things about living a good life. At our last circle we wore silly hats and had mini-self-care pies. We shared
My Story About Keeping Busy and Safe During Covid 19
Written By: Janelle Armstrong During COVID, I’ve been spending a lot of my time at home. This has been a very different time for all of us, and I’ve had some things change in my life. I’ve been missing a lot of my friends, because I cannot see them as much as I used to. I’ve also been missing the programs I attended at SHS like PD, ETS, and SAS.
Written By: Sierra Dean Entertaining yourself during COVID is a hard thing to do, but I’ve gotten the hang of it. I use social media like Tik Tok on my phone, making content, as well as posting videos on my YouTube channel. I post kind of vlog style videos on my channel, and I made one on my recent trip. I went to Nanaimo to visit family. Now, when I
Written by: Jack Mullin At first it bothered me. Mostly because when my family would come from the coast I was still not able to give them a hug. As well as not receiving my birthday gifts. At where I work which is at Canadian Tire we have to wear masks which can be very uncomfortable but I don’t want to get hit by this virus. I try my best
Submitted by: Cheyanne Clarkson Hello, my name is Cheyanne I have FASD and this my positive story through Covid 19. Through Covid 19 I came across T.A.S.K. which is a course held at the UFV campus in Chilliwack. Of course through Covid 19 we are not yet on campus but I have faith we will be after winter break. Anyways, Covid has actually been quite positive for me. I found