Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter

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

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter May 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   May 2018 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme   Law Enforcement Training For Unbiased Policing By Krystian The BC Government was looking for ideas and feedback on how to promote unbiased policing. They wanted to get ideas from everyone who has had unfavourable personal experiences with policing due to being differently-abled.

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter April 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   April 2018 Edition  KSA  Newsletter contains in This month’s theme   Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion Let’s celebrate diversity this month and ways to keep our bodies and minds active. Inclusion is wonderful and celebrating diversity is a great opportunity to reflect on all of the positive things we have in our lives, even if

The Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter Team Big Bike Ride event for the Heart and Stroke Foundation May 31st,2018

The Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter focuses on disablity awareness and success stories to reduce stigma and discrimination around all diverse abilities, please feel free to donate or ride with us. We are very excited to be riding this May 31st.  We will be wearing RainBow Colors for inclusion and equality again. Talk soon.  Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death for Canadian men and women. As a matter of

How I found a Fitness Buddy

Hi. My Name is Krystian Shaw and I have diverse abilities and in some ways, I am differently abled. I embrace inclusion and diverse abilities. Not too long ago, you wouldn’t think of those who are differently abled could mingle or be included with the general public. Thanks to the hard work of CLBC and their partners, as well as self-advocates, that reality has changed. I used to be failure

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter March 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. March 2018 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme   Celebrating International Women’s Day with Jill Kavanaugh In this interview, Jill shares some thoughts on her life and what it means to her to be a woman. Obstacles I’ve had to overcome: Depression when I wasn’t getting the right support when I needed

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter Febuary 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. February ,2018 Edition  KSA  Newsletter  contains in This month’s theme Down Syndrome couple: Our wedding was ‘love’s dream’ In this clip from BBC Radio 5 live, watch as Polly Gibson retells the story of her ‘love’s dream’ wedding day to husband Joe Minogue. The couple, who both have Down’s Syndrome married in 2016 in front

Krystian Shaw story on Bell Lets Talk on Stigma discrimination and Mental Health

Hi My Name is Krystian Shaw   Last summer in 2017 I came across the CBC Canada’s 150th yearbook stories on the internet and learned they were looking for more stories, so I shared my story with CBC, who was in the process of publishing a yearbook for Canada’s 150th birthday.   I also shared with them about my Kamloops Self advocate newsletter and how I use the newsletter to

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter January 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   January 2018 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme Exercise Ideas For The New Year It’s that time of year again…time to focus on your New Year’s resolutions. Many people begin an exercise program, but abandon it before Easter. However, you can increase your chances for long-term success if you follow these

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