Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter

Branching out into Other Social Issues

By Krystian Shaw (Kamloops, B.C.)   Hi my name is Krystian Shaw. As many of you already know, I own, as well as run The Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter for the last 5 years. Now I am branching out doing podcasts which focus on disability awareness, success stories and inclusion for all, just like my newsletter does. I am also branching out with people who are homeless, otherwise known as

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter Febuary, 2019 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. February Edition of KSA Newsletter 2019 contains in This month’s theme THERE IS A NEW GROUP IN TOWN! OVERVIEW/PURPOSE Starting Friday, February 15th 2019 a new peer mediated self advocacy group will be starting up at Prima Enterprises located at #102-1103 12th Street. The goal of this group is to facilitate community building and helping

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter January, 2019 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   January Edition of KSA Newsletter 2019 contains in This month’s theme It is a new year and there are lots of new things to look forward to with the KSA! We are very excited to go international with this newsletter. Not only that, we’ve got a podcast, new forums on the web-site, and we

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter December 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. December 2018 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme Happy Holidays to our readers, advertisers and supporters who help our newsletter grow. I would like to say this year has been great because we celebrated our 5th anniversary this year in September. I am looking forward to the new year and hope everyone

Travel tips from the city’s self-advocate

Kristian Shaw will discuss accessible travel for people with physical or intellectual disabilities during a lecture at Big Little Science Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Shaw, 29, has developmental disabilities and an anxiety disorder. Photograph By Dave Eagles/KTW     For people with physical or intellectual disabilities, travel can pose challenges. Something as simple as booking transportation could require room for a wheelchair. Hotel washrooms might not have enough room

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter November,2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   November,2018 Edition  KSA Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme Remembrance Day is a time to celebrate all our freedoms that include travel and how it’s possible to travel the world. It is also a time to celebrate choices as citizens like voting, where to live, and having good health care. It’s easy to

Kristian Shaw 5th Anniversary Party Celebration. of Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter

By Kristian Shaw (Kamloops, B.C.) September was an exciting month. It has been 5 years since I started my own business. I was told most new businesses don’t last more than 5 years. So I felt September was a month to celebrate. I have developmental disabilities and so I started my own business working with other’s who also have challenges. My business is called The Kamloops self-advocate Newsletter. At a time when

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter October, 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   October Edition of KSA Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme Travel for All I am proud to say that more service agencies and non-profit organizations that believe in inclusion equality, and accessibility, have shown an interest in having me speak about creating an accessible world for all. I have recently teamed up as

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter September,2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   September,2018 Edition  KSA Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme The Kamloops Self-Advocate Newsletter is celebrating its 5th Anniversary! It is quite an accomplishment. At a time when media is struggling, the KSA is continuing to thrive and grow. Looking back, we have had the opportunity to share many interesting and exciting stories over

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter August 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. August 2018 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme Summer is here and so is the heat! There so much to do in Kamloops during the summer, whether it is Music in the Park each night or some of the fun events like the Buskers Festival, Rib Fest, Hot Nite in the City,

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