Welcome to this new episode of the Empowering Ability podcast. Today, I’m thrilled to introduce our guest, Darcy Elks. Darcy is an educator, consultant, human services evaluator, and advocate for ...

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In Inclusion in the Workplace Part 1, we explored the difference between a “special” and an “ordinary” workplace. Now, let’s dive deeper into the individual impact of these different workplaces ...

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Have you ever wondered about the difference between a “special” (i.e. only neurodivergent) and an “ordinary” (i.e. mostly neurotypical) workplace?!! It’s easy to assume that our loved ones with developmental ...

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Are you feeling frustrated with the limited options available for your loved one with a developmental disability? Do you feel like they’re just going through the motions at their day ...

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You might agree with me, or you might disagree with me. BUT, you must consider the truth of the living environment and experience of the person when we group people ...

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Do you pay people to act like your friend? I didn’t think so. So why is it acceptable for paid supporters to act like our loved one’s friend when they ...

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As the pandemic has eased, I have spent more time with people close to me and in ordinary community places. And it has been alarming to me how many people ...

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"You're such an amazing brother!" I can't count the number of times I've been told this in recent years... But, it isn't really the truth... In this video, I share ...

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"You're such an amazing brother!" I can't count the number of times I've been told this in recent years... But, it isn't really the truth... In this video, I share ...

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I’m honored to bring you this conversation I recorded with Joe Clayton; a vibrant photographer, artist, nature lover, and partner to Christina. Joe is a survivor of Rideau Regional Center; ...

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