Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter

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,

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter July, 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   July,2018 Edition  KSA Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme The KSA is Going International! Citizen Network is a network to achieve citizenship for all and to promote equality, inclusion, kindness and compassion for others around the world. They wanted to include information about The Kamloops Self-Advocate newsletter and be able to direct their

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter June, 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   June,2018 Edition  KSA Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme Mother and Daughter Promoting Inclusion for All I interviewed Lynda Honing this month. She has a 14-year-old daughter, Isabelle, who lives with Down Syndrome. Isabelle has 2 older brothers and they live in Surrey, BC. When I came across their story on Inclusion BC’s

Kristian Shaw’s Street School Story.

I am so excited that my school district #73 here in Kamloops has given adults from age 19 on the opportunity of Street School education to receive their Dogwood diploma. Having a dogwood is huge for making a better life for ones self. What’s more exciting to me is everyone is included, even those with disabilities and challenges. This is possible because the Government has also made available free personal

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