Have you developed or acquired a disability while employed? If so, your help would be appreciated for a new research study.
My name is Jerusha. I am a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences) undergraduate at Victoria University. I am seeking advocacy from you (or someone else you know) for a pathway/entry scheme for aspiring medical students with disabilities.
Reilly vs. Ford case starts from June 18th, and the matter being challenged is that of Insurance Companies deducting CPP disability payments off insurance payments, dollar for dollar.
The true meaning of diversity and inclusion is a place where what you can offer is the overriding factor, regardless of race, religion, gender or disability.
I found that as soon as I was seen as “dis-abled” I was expected to put up with all sorts of behaviour and treatment that no-one considered “able” would ever accept.
My journey through Access To Work…Follow my journey as it happens
I’m climbing to the top of the mountain of this depression. If the depression won’t lift, then I must climb above it. It’s the only way of escape I can think of.
Travelling alone with a visible disability can sometimes be challenging. When things go wrong or I get annoyed I can get temperamental there and then. Later I strive to see the humouristic side, but there are times it can be difficult.
I want to connect and share with people of all disabilities my story, hear their story, help others suffering, and pointing out the strengths over the weaknesses for those still going through what I have been through.
Living a full life as a parent, activist, and self-employed tutor. A motivational story of overcoming bullying and living a life of one’s choice.
Project I Am Not Ashamed strives to break the mental health stigma, one person at a time. We need to start small and educate the general public by outing ourselves, come out of hiding and doing this as a team and as a community.
Melissa Bates shares her personal story, being the first to graduate from the homeless to college program.
An inspirational story of moving ahead in life, in spite of being born with three rare diseases – Arthrogryposis, Scoliosis, and Clubbed feet.
As a result of the lack of “Changing Places” toilet, some disabled people have to lay on a cold, dirty (sometimes wet), hard floor. They have no choice!
I think there should be more activities for physically disabled people to do. There must be other people out there who have little or no use of their hands.