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Mission Self-Advocacy Group

Mission Self-Advocacy Group

      Without us, It Doesn’t Work The Mission Self Advocacy Group believes that all people can contribute in meaningful ways to their communities.   And Mission, nestled on a a southern coastal mountain slope, overlooking the lush valley of the mighty Fraser River, is home to a population of 38,000 residents.   One of those residents is Bryce Schaufelberger, who has been a member of the Mission Self

Remembering Dave Hingsburger

Selfadvocatenet.com in memory of  a disability advocate Dave Hingburger we send our condolences to dave family, friends, colleges of his. he passed away on July 18th,2021  this loving memory of his contribution to the disability community For decades, as a clinician, trainer and author Dave has been an unrelenting and tireless advocate for the rights and freedom for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A prolific writer, Dave was an

The Canucks Autism Network-Skills Training Employment Program (CAN-STEP)

Attention Self Advocates that have Autism . The Canucks Autism Network-Skills Training Employment Program (CAN-STEP) empowers autistic youth and adults (ages 15-30) with skills and work experience to better prepare  for successful employment. Over the course of 12 weeks, participants receive paid classroom training (6 weeks) and work experience (6 weeks)* opportunities in the Lower Mainland. STEP is currently being offered with a focus on the cleaning & maintenance industry.

Lovin’ That Music

July 23 2021 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm PDT Recurring Event (See all) Virtual Event SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Join Anne-Marie and Peter from REACH! to sing along to live and recorded music and check out fun music videos in this lively and uplifting weekly session. You can sing along, get up and dance, or just sit back and enjoy listening, all from the comfort of

This is a story about how COVID-19 has affected me in many ways

By Bronte Malli I really miss doing a lot of things that I used to do before this all happened, (e.g. fun activities like dances, parties, hanging out with friends and family, etc). At least I still get to do some fun things during this time, such as: Zumba, drama and music at the Farm Connections, friendly kitchen, music jeopardy and book club. There are also some things that I’ve

Engagement on the Disability Inclusion Action Plan

The Government of Canada is consulting Canadians on how to improve the lives of Canadians with disabilities. Your feedback will support the development of the Disability Inclusion Action Plan. The Disability Inclusion Action Plan will focus on: reducing poverty among Canadians with disabilities getting more persons with disabilities into good quality jobs helping meet the Accessible Canada Act goal of a barrier-free Canada by 2040 making it easier for persons

Construction underway on affordable homes in Burnaby

Burnaby Tuesday, July 6, 2021 9:30 AM Twenty-five new affordable homes are on the way for families, seniors and people with disabilities in Burnaby, with construction underway on a new housing project in the community. “These homes will give families, seniors and people with disabilities a safe and secure place they can afford – something that everyone deserves,” said David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing. “This project is another

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