This week is a continuation of episode 4. You can find episode 004 here. Genia continues her discussion with Janet Klees, Author and Executive Director of the Durham Association for Family Resources and support in Ontario, Canada. She shares best practices around a child’s independence and how we, as … Read more
In the 4th episode, Genia Stephen welcomes Janet Klees, Author and Executive Director of the Durham Association for Family Resources and Support in Ontario, Canada.
Janet shares what’s driven her to become an advocate for people with disabilities. Her work focuses on giving typical choices to people with disabilities.
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On this episode of Good Things in Life, Genia interviews Guy Caruso about why choosing a path of citizenship instead of clienthood leads toward a good life.
Guy has a Ph.D. in rehabilitation counseling, is a fellow of the American Association of Developmental Disabilities and works at the Institute on … Read more
On this episode of Good Things in Life, Genia interviews Darcy Elks an educator, consultant, evaluator of services and an advocate for people with disabilities about vision and why it matters so much.
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Welcome to our first podcast. This show is all about helping young people with a disability to build a good life.
We all want the good things in life.
Regardless of time or place, there is pretty universal agreement about what the good things in life are. Home, relationships, love, … Read more
Are there any parents out there who are scrambling to figure out their kid’s Halloween costume? 😬
Am I alone in this?
Probably… It’s okay. I’m pretty sure most of the time that I am the only parent messing it up on the daily. But if you are still figuring … Read more
Thought I would pop on here to chat about a facebook feed that my husband showed me today.
A facebook friend of his shared a post about an amusement park that was designed specifically to serve people with disabilities. It is also open to the public.
I’ve chatted with … Read more
My sister has a disability and so I started young in the disability movement. And I was passionate and clear that our society devalues people with disabilities and that this causes more problems than disability itself.
I was fierce. I had no fear. I was quick to call bull when … Read more
Most of the material I see on Facebook about disability rubs me the wrong way. Even the super positive stuff I often find still misses some subtle and important point or feeds into negative stereotypes or roles of charity/pity. But this “Anything but sorry” video by the Canadian Down Syndrome … Read more
I won’t do it.
I won’t dedicate time to “spread the word to end the word”. The “R” word.
I will point out to people who use the words retard or retarded as an insult or derogatory term that this is hate speech and ask them not to do … Read more