Disability, Disability Matters, Independence, Independent Living, Independent Mobility, Uncategorized

SHAMELESS: The ART of Disability by Bonnie Sherr Klein – NFB

Art and activism are the starting point for a funny and intimate portrait of five surprising individuals with diverse disabilities. Packed with humour and raw energy, this film …
— Read on www.nfb.ca/film/shameless_the_art_of_disability/

Advocacy, Disability Matters, Independence

Specialty Pharmacies Cater to the Blind and Those With Impaired Vision – The New York Times

The pandemic has exposed flaws in services for people who can’t easily access a drive-through window for Covid shots or testing or can’t read prescription labels.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/09/21/health/blind-pharmacies-access.html

Peer Mentoring, Personal Responsibility, Resource

Make A Difference, a described music video by Ryan Fleury, White Cane Records

Here is a link to a described music video written and performed by CCB member, Ryan Fleury. It presents a message of hope despite the difficult health and political climate we find ourselves in today.


Braille, Resource

Pocket-sized 2021 Uncontracted Braille Calendar, $5 Each at Canadian Braille Service – CCB BC – Yukon Division

Pocket-sized 2021 Uncontracted Braille Calendar Produced by Canadian Braille Service   Measures 4 by 6 inches. For a low price of $5. Technology is great, but sometimes it’s just easier to have a paper braille copy at your fingertips.   To receive a high quality uncontracted braille calendar Contact Joan Billesberger at info@canbraille.ca. Or call…
— Read on ccbbcyukon.com/2020/11/06/pocket-sized-2021-uncontracted-braille-calendar-5-each-at-canadian-braille-service/


The world’s longest-living people share this hobby—why it can add years to your life

What do people who live to 100 or older know that the average American doesn’t? For starters, their lifestyle (along with plenty of research) suggests that getting your hands in the dirt can improve longevity and quality of life.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/2020/07/29/people-who-live-100-longer-share-this-hobby-longevity-experts-say-it-can-add-years-to-life.html