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The Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter Edition December, 2023

Krystian Shaw Publisher and Owner Dear Readers Welcome to our special holiday newsletter, where we have some fantastic things waiting just for you! We know that the holiday season can be a time of happiness and wonder, filled with lots of fun activities and traditions. In this newsletter, we’re going to explore some amazing ways to make your holidays even more special. First, let’s take a journey into the worlds

Special Olympics BC November Newsletter 2023

November 2023 Sport & Programs Spotlight Congratulations to SOBC winners and finalists for the 2023 Special Olympics Canada Awards We are so proud of SOBC – Smithers coach Gale Jones, deserving winner of Special Olympics Canada’s 2023 Coach of the Year award! Jones was celebrated along with fellow award winners during the 2023 Special Olympics Canada National Awards Night on November 2. We also send a big shoutout to other SOBC winners

Chicken Noodle Soup

Selfadvocatenet.com  recipe for the month of November 2023 Author: Tonia | Feasting at Home Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Yield: 9 cups 1x Description Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is easy to make and the ultimate comfort food full of immune boosting properties. Healthy, satisfying and comes together in less than an hour! Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 leek, cleaned


Recap of what took place on October 27th, to October 29th, 2023 at Camp Luther Retreat Center   30 Self Advocates did attend around province of BC   Facilitation throughout the event was provided by Gregg Schiller, Arlene Schouten Self Advocates thanks them for putting this event on    Friday, October 27, 2023  5:00 p.m.     Everyone arrived at Camp Luther                      WELCOMED & INTRODUCTIONS   Gregg Schiller and

PharmaCare covers more medical devices for people with diabetes

Self advocates with disabilities that have diabetes this news might  affect you help on way Victoria Tuesday, November 7, 2023 3:30 PM People living with diabetes in B.C. will benefit from access to the Dexcom G7 continuous glucose monitor (CGM), which is covered as a limited coverage benefit for eligible patients as of Nov. 7, 2023.“In B.C., hundreds of thousands of people are impacted by diabetes,” said Adrian Dix, Minister of

November 2023 edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families

November 2023 Welcome to the November 2023 edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families. As a reminder, you can find all Updates (including past editions) posted on our website here. You can also check out CLBC’s Facebook page here and Twitter page here. If you know of anyone who would like to receive future Updates, please share the link to our sign up page with them. If you have a specific question, or feedback about this

Self-Advocates of Bethesda

Self-Advocates of Bethesda A page by Self-Advocates for Self-Advocates But others are welcome too! Join Kya on a walk-through video of the self-advocates’ webpage.  Self-Advocacy is… Speaking up for yourself Knowing your rights and responsibilities Problem-solving Listening and learning Making your own decisions about your own life Finding out about what supports are available to you Helping make your community more inclusive and accessible Learning how to get information

Tracy Latimer: Now 30 Years Later

Tracy Latimer was killed 30 years ago today. Tracy was a vulnerable 12 year old girl who was killed by her father. In an act of discriminatory violence Robert Latimer sought to unburden Tracy of life with a disability. Canadians with disabilities were disturbed not only by Tracy’s murder and copycat crimes that followed it, but also by the public’s understanding and support of Robert Latimer’s actions. In 2018, on

CLBC conducting a Series of Conversations on Community Living BC Services

Community Living BC (CLBC) is beginning a series of discussions about community inclusion supports and services with individuals, families, service providers and key community partners. The purpose of these discussions is to identify best practices for community inclusion supports as well as recommendations for services and programs for people with diverse abilities in BC. Fred Ford, CLBC’s Vancouver Island Regional Director, is currently reaching out to self-advocates, families, community members

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