#007 Holding the vision of a good life since 1974 with Linda Dawe Transcript

#007 Holding the vision of a good life since 1974 with Linda Dawe Transcript

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If you would like to listen to this podcast you can find it here. Genia:              Welcome to episode 007 of the Good Things in Life podcast. Genia Stephen here. In this episode I’m speaking to Linda Dawe. Linda has known me for most of my life. In fact, after we finished recording she reminded me that I’m still “one of the kids” despite the fact that Linda’s daughter Tiffany and I are in our 40’s. Kind of warms my heart really. Linda Dawe is a founding member of Deohaeko. I’m going to read from the history section of Deohaeko’s website www.deohaeko.ca: “Deohaeko Support Network is a group of families who came together in 1989 to think about and plan for good lives for our young adult sons and daughters. DEOHAEKO…refers to the…
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#007 Holding the vision of a good life since 1974 with Linda Dawe

#007 Holding the vision of a good life since 1974 with Linda Dawe

007, Blog, Podcast
Click here for a transcript of this podcast. Linda Dawe is a parent and a founding member of Deohaeko, a family group that dreamed of what home could be for their son's and daughters. Their collective dream and hard work resulted in Rougemount Cooperative Homes in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. You can find out about their remarkable journey here. Linda's daughter, Tiffany, was born in 1974. A time when many children with an intellectual disability were placed in institutions and children's hospitals. With the support of her family and other parents of children with disabilities that she met along the way, Linda held onto to the vision of a good life for her daughter. Linda highlights the importance of having a community of people around you that can help you see…
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