The Kamloops Self-Advocate is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw, featuring interviews, upcoming events, tips, stories and more.
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The Kamloops Self-Advocate is a newsletter for and about differently abled
people. Our mission is to present positive stories that highlight people’s
successes while entertaining and educating our readership. We also aim to
create opportunities for individuals to voice their opinions and concerns. We
hope to improve people’s lives and help to erase the stigma around diverse
abilities and mental health issues.
Our goal for the future is to have an advisory group that can guide this process
and help to make it even more successful. Our other goal is to have contests
around disabilities like autism for special awareness days or months.
We need to expand this beyond service providers/agencies and get it out into the
community more, so we can help educate the next generation and the whole
We believe in inclusion and equality and less segregation from society.
The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. November 2017 Edition KSA Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme The Province is re-establishing the British Columbia Human Rights Commission. To do this thoughtfully, feedback is being gathered to help guide decisions on the role, functions and priorities of the new commission. There is much to think about, and sharing your thoughts is
By Krystian Shaw In the States, they have a DVD out called “Be safe the movie”. It is a training DVD that teaches police and those with all kinds of disabilities to work together. Many people are alarmed by how many developmentally delayed people have been mishandled by police, mostly in the States, in some instances to the point of someone dying needlessly. If police lack understanding of
The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. October 2017 Edition KSA Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme Learning Disabilities Awareness Month Taken from: http://www.ldac-acta.ca/home Let’s “make it matter” October is Learning Disabilities (LDs) Awareness Month across Canada! What does that mean? It means that during the month of October. The national network of learning disabilities services providers will draw attention
The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. September ,2017 Edition KSA Newsletter contains in This month’s theme It’s hard to believe this September has been 4 years since I started the newsletter. I’ve noticed many changes in people’s attitudes since then. People are more tolerant and starting to become more comfortable with all diverse abilities. There are more conversations going
The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. August 2017 Edition KSA Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme Have you checked out the CBC’s Canada 2017 Yearbook? It is part of this year’s big 150th birthday celebration. They are collecting stories about why people love Canada and anything related to Canada. The yearbook will be published in the fall of 2017