Recent Posts by Miriam Hoolahan

Closing the Poverty Gap with a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)

On April 7th, 2018 The Province published a commentary by Al Etmanski that highlighted some of the missed opportunities that exist with Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs). Al highlights how Canada’s Registered Disability Savings Plan is the first poverty-fighting tool for people with disabilities in the world. The plan, which was created in 2008, is a coordinated…
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Educating the Hearts of Children with Heart-Mind Online

A set of useful resources for educators and families who work with and/or are raising children. Heart-Mind Online is for all those who are searching for evidenced-informed resources that educate the hearts of children. The collection of resources builds capacity in individuals and communities to support the Heart-Mind well-being of children, and promotes their positive social and…
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Mastering Skills at the Tetra Woodworking Shop in Vancouver

Tetra Woodworking is a 620-square-foot, fully accessible shop where anyone with a disability of any kind can come to learn woodworking using adapted tools, under the tutelage of a team of skilled and enthusiastic carvers and woodworkers. It is located in the sub-basement of Vancouver’s Blusson Spinal Cord Centre. Ruby Ng, Executive Director of the Disability…
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familyWORKS meeting

familyWORKs is having its next meeting on Thursday, April 26th from 7-8:30pm to discuss Business Basics for Self Employment. Employment is an important piece of inclusion and self employment offers a lot of benefits that should be considered, so it should be an informative evening for all. Please click on the poster below for further information.…
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