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Accessible Canada Act is here

After a lengthy eight month consultation process and a long 2 year wait, federal legislation aimed at improving accessibility for and inclusion of people with disabilities has finally arrived. As Parliament broke for the summer, the Liberal government got in under the wire their promise to introduce the Accessible Canada Act before the end of…

Help! I Need Somebody…or do I?

One of the questions I often get asked is how can someone offer a person with a disability help without having them get angry. It reminds me of a joke that I used to do in my comedy routine that there is good help and then there is overkill. As an example, I once went…

Dear Media – We are not click bait or victims

I am always intrigued by how media portrays people with disabilities as victims or click bait. As an example, here is a March 2018 article from CBC regarding the case of a vicious assault on a man in Mississauga. Police seek 3 men after ‘vicious’ assault on man with autism in Mississauga Here is my…

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