Advocacy, Article, Disability, Independence

3 Qualities People With Disabilities Want From Non-Disabled People

What disabled people need from non-disabled people is some of what everyone seems to expect from us: understanding, patience, and resilience.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/andrewpulrang/2021/10/28/3-qualities-people-with-disabilities-want-from-non-disabled-people/

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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/

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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

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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.

www.youtube.com/watch

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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/

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