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The last visit to Huronia Regional Centre

This post was written by current student Kim Collins.

The sky was threatening and overcast as we drove to the Huronia Regional Centre. Behind us ominous dark clouds rolled in, made even darker by the brilliant reds and oranges of the trees along the highway. 573 more words

It comes in handy you know, sometimes small towns are great

As we sat on the chairs yesterday my friend had a chuckle. Some of you will recognise the character I am writing about, I told him I was going to write something about him, he was chuffed, all good I hope he said, I assured him it was. 1,085 more words

Five Things People Usually Won't Understand About Life with Multiple Disabilities

Julie of Counting My Spoons just posted a list of six things healthy people just won’t understand about life with chronic illness or pain. I didn’t know the first one – that migraine sufferers just can’t take their medication at the first hint of a migraine -, because I don’t have migraines, but I could relate to the others. 668 more words

Autism

Tablet Technology and Learning

There are several learning techniques that caregivers and healthcare providers utilize to facilitate learning in their client’s with Intellectual Disabilities (IDs) daily life. People with IDs learn differently than normal students and therefore need specialized programs different from the mainstream techniques. 464 more words

Intellectual Disability

Harassment other than Sexual Harassment

Harassment other than sexual harassment.

We often hear in the news about people losing jobs and people winning large settlements due to sexual harassment in the workplace or in other areas such as school. 1,899 more words

Aspergers

Does Being Butch Decrease Employment Opportunities?

Hey all! I have been swamped with assignments hence my absence from WordPress and blog land. The downside – missing out on my virtual socialising, the plus side – an awesome qualification at the end of all this hard work. 541 more words

LGBT

Press Release - Voices of Disability: The World Listens

Date:          01/10/2014

Source:      Eurochild

Synopsis:

Young people with intellectual disabilities have won backing from key United Nations (UN) figures for their right to have a voice in decisions about their lives. 47 more words

Disability