Please visit the following website for more information as well as to access the application form.
Please visit the following website for more information as well as to access the application form.
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association – BC Youth Peer Support Program
Join us for a weekend to connect with your fellow peers and challenge life together with confidence and positivity! We will have a variety of interactive sessions, both indoors and outdoors as well as free time.
Who: deaf and hard of hearing youth ages 18 to 30 (1-day option available for ages 15 to 17)
When: Fri March 8th 7pm to Sun March 10th, 2019 1pm (1 day option: Sat March 9th 9am to 6pm; lunch & dinner included)
Where: Timberline Ranch 22351 144 Ave, Maple Ridge BC
Cost (NEW): $35.00 (full retreat); $20.00 (one-day only)
Deadline: February 8th 2019
More details and registration on www.chha-bc.org/youthpsp/challenge-life
Event: Wingspan Disability Arts, Culture and Public Pedagogy Presents:
Date: March 8, 2018, International Women’s Day—Three Difference Makers.
Time: Doors Open, 7 pm. Show, 7:30 pm
Venue: The Cultch, 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver
Tickets from $10*-$30 can be purchased online at the CULCH here: https://thecultch.com/tickets/ or by phoning: 604-251-1363. Link to the tickets for this event: https://goo.gl/oGTkmx
VANCOUVER, BC / Thursday, March 8, 2018 – Join Wingspan Dis/arts, Culture & Public Pedagogy at UBC in celebration of International Women’s Day with three remarkable chanteuses, Sarah Jickling, Kristina Shelden and Headliner, Christa Couture at the CULCH, 1895 Venables, doors 7 pm and show: 7:30 pm.
Breathless and intimate, three remarkable chanteuses, Sarah Jickling, Kristina Shelden and headliner, Christa Couture, singing deftly written songs will caress your senses and blow you an audible kiss on International Women’s Day. Known for their artful and gorgeous lyrics which delve into extraordinary loss, love and lightness, three women experiencing different disabilities carry us up their mountains and through their darkest periods to luminescence and light again. Situated between tenacity and vulnerability, whimsical indie-pop and saucy jazz, earthy folk
BCANDS is an Indigenous non-profit, charitable society serving the disability and health needs of Indigenous people and communities across British Columbia. For further information visit: www.bcands.bc.ca
BCANDS is working with in partnership with Plan Institute on this project. Plan Institute is a non-profit social enterprise that works to improve the lives of people with disabilities. For further information go to www.planinstitute.ca
Safe and Secure is a guide book of resources, supports, stories and art supporting people with disabilities and their families. The new Indigenous version will be published by BCANDS and will be free to families, individuals, and support workers.
We are inviting contributions of (unpublished) Poems; Songs; Personal Stories; and Artwork from Indigenous individuals or family members who have experience of living with disability.
Submit by email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request for a submission form. Include the following for your application:
We appreciate all contributions, and acknowledge the time and effort put into your submissions. As such, all submissions selected for publication will receive an honorarium.
Email: email@example.com or Tel: 604 439 9566 ext.154
Deadline for Submissions: March 19th 2018
Date: Saturday, Feb. 3
Tickets: $10 – Cash only at the door
Location: Roundhouse Arts and Recreation Centre – Roundhouse Mews (Davie @ Pacific)
Join Sarah Jickling and Greg McLeod from My Good Bad Luck Band for an evening whimsical indie-pop songs. Canadian songstress and mental health advocate, this 26 year old uses her performances to create mental health awareness. Her music has been featured on radio stations across the country and in independent films. She has opened up about her experiences with Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety Disorder on radio, local television, podcasts, blogs and at live speaking events. Her new album, When I Get Better, was released July 14th, 2017. She can be found in hospital waiting rooms and pole dancing studios around Vancouver, BC.
Then, kick back with Vancouver Adapted Music Society artists The Jeff Standfield Band. Singer/guitarist Jeff will be joined by Dave Symington on drums, bassist Graeme Wyman & special guest Dan Moxon (Bend Sinister) on Keyboards.
Neworld Theatre brings us theatre at its most transformative. This production is a work of radical upheaval, in which the King Arthur legend is made fresh for our eyes. Merlin, Lancelot, Guinevere—they’re all present in this tale of love, honour and war. New to us are the live band, the 20-person choir and, most of all, the radically inclusive cast. The players in this drama, all professional, include people whose life experience includes Down syndrome. They stand on stage defined by their extraordinary perspectives.
UBC Students special pricing: $12.00
Feb 3, 7:30pm – Live description for people with vision loss
Feb 4, 2:00pm – Relaxed performance for people on the autism spectrum, with sensory and communication disorders, learning disabilities or anyone who benefits from a more relaxed environment
For more information please visit:
In this phase, we study the efficacy of a newly developed blended learning module for students with disabilities. Your role in the study would be to participate in and evaluate the content of the blended learning module.
DREAM stands for Disclosure, Rights and REsponsibilities, & Advocacy and Accommodations Module. The purpose of DREAM is to educate and provide skills to students with disabilities in health and human science disciplines in a barrier-reduced learning environment.
If you are a student with lived experience as an individual with a visible and/or non-visible disability we would like to invite you to help us.
You are eligible to participate in this study if you are 19 years of age or older, and meet the following criteria:
1) Living with a visible and/or non-visible disability as a student or clinician in one of the 14 health and human science programs
If you would like to participate in the study please reply to this email and/or use the contact details below.
Contact: Alfiya Battalova at the Inclusive Campus team Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshop Topics (you may choose to attend any or all of the workshops)
This workshop will discuss the difference between being in school and working. Topics will include professional behavior, personal conduct, organizational skills, presentation of work products and time management strategies required to manage competing priorities at work. This workshop is best suited for participants that are recent graduates or about to graduate from high school.
Participants will discuss the current labour market trends in their local area. This will build an understanding of how skills, interests and abilities fit into the current labour market and which industries are popular and up and coming. This workshop will encourage participants to explore numerous approaches to networking with employers to discover which works best for them.
This workshop is targeted for participants who are wanting some assistance with resume and cover letter development. Matching your skills and experience to an employer’s needs is the key to developing resumes and cover letters. Find out what it takes to market yourself effectively and apply your learning by working on improving components of your own resume and cover letter.
This workshop is suited for participants who have had few interviews or who are getting interviews but not receiving job offers. Participants will learn about the various styles of interviews and other application testing. Stress management skills will also be discussed to manage anxieties regarding interviews. Lastly, considerations for selecting references will also be addressed as this is an important factor in the hiring process.=
Workshop Locations & Dates
Workshop 1: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Workshop 2: Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 3: Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Workshop 4: Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 1: Wednesday, November 8th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 2: Wednesday, November 22nd from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 3: Wednesday, January 24th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 4: Wednesday, February 7th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 1: Wednesday, November 15th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 2: Wednesday, November 29th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 3: Wednesday, January 17th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 4: Wednesday, January 31st from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 1: Saturday, February 24th from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Workshop 2: Saturday, February 24th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop 3: Sunday, February 25th from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Workshop 4: Sunday, February 25th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Saturday, March 3rd from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 4th from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday, March 4th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Registration & Questions
If you are interested in registering, please complete the online registration form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XBHGKP9. If you have any questions, please contact Shoko Kitano, Program Lead – Peer Support, at email@example.com or toll-free 1-800-563-2642 extension 6006.
Campus and Community Planning is carrying out a Transportation Survey of all staff, students, and faculty to help guide future transportation planning, and give insights into what efforts need to be made to support more sustainable travel.
Please take a few moments to fill out the survey. The survey is open from October 30 – November 10, 2017. All completed surveys will be entered to win one of four Mobi by Shaw Go standard annual bike share memberships.
Take the survey https://www.nrgsurveys.ca/SE/53/3944/
GSS seeks to appoint one graduate student representative on the Koerner Transformation Project Committee to help design the graduate students space at the Koerner Library. How would you envision the space look like?