When we're trying to do it alone, it can feel like trying to climb Mount Everest. But when we have a supportive team around us, helping our loved one with ...

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I'm not talking about the stock market - I'm talking about the one thing that we invest every single day - our time & energy! What if you could make small weekly investments ...

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When the opportunity to support her son, Joshua, to create an Awesome ‘Ordinary’ life came along, Karen and her family jumped into action. Even though she was working six days ...

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There is a different way to think about ‘housing’ for people that have a developmental disability that I’ve found super impactful for the families that I’ve been coaching, and I ...

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In this video, Sarah and I each share the #1 thing that we’ve learned over the last 5-years working together to help Sarah get a home of her own! Moving ...

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[4-minute read, 70-minute listen]          How to create a life worth living? … am I implying that there are lives that aren’t worth living? This a big ...

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 [6-minute read, 90-minute listen]          Welcome to Episode #042 of the Empowering Ability Podcast/ Blog. Today’s episode is about ‘Understanding the Sibling Experience, with Helen Ries.’ Before ...

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This week’s guest on the Empowering Ability podcast / blog is Brendon Pooran, Principal lawyer at Pooran Law in Toronto, Ontario. Brendon always had an interest in disability law, which ...

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(Photo Courtesy: Partners for Planning) In this week’s podcast/ blog our featured guest is Jeff Dobbin, Executive Director of Partners for Planning (P4P) in Toronto Ontario. Jeff and I discuss the idea ...

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This week’s guest is a fellow sibling, Helen Ries, from Ottawa, Ontario. Helen is a community builder, consultant, sibling caregiver and author of “Ontario Leaves Many Persons with Disability Trapped ...

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