advocacy

    #PinkShirtDay Bully Buster

    Kids with disabilities are 3 to 5 times more likely to be bullied  than their peers.

    A Non-User Friendly System

    A week ago, I had a very frustrating experience with my attendant service provider. I was having some medical issues and needed help with something that I wouldn't normally have to do and can't do by myself.

    A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: But Are Those Words The Right Ones?

    Two weeks ago, a picture popped up online and quickly went viral. It was an image showing a young university student holding the hand of a man with cerebral palsy on a city bus. The university student was being hailed as a hero for his amazing act of kindness.

    Ability Gives Changes Lives

    When Jeff Preston noticed a post on Twitter asking for donations to provide a specialized seat for a boy living with a severe disability, he saw a wonderful opportunity to help.

    Ability Gives Grant Program Thrives in 2015

    The Ability Gives Grant program continues to be a success. In 2015, 21 children received equipment grants worth a total value of $66,764. We are proud that we were able to help children living with cerebral palsy, global developmental delay, spina bifida, Down syndrome, muscular dystrophy, osteogenesis imperfects, various syndromes and genetic disorders and autism.

    Award of Distinction. Canadian Disability Hall of Fame

    The Canadian Disability Hall of Fame provides permanent recognition of outstanding Canadians who have made extraordinary contributions to enriching the quality of life for people with physical disabilities. Nominations to the Hall of Fame come from sources across Canada – community groups, private citizens, associations and organizations of and for people with physical disabilities.

    Best Lawyers in Canada 2016

    Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers is pleased to announce that Charles Gluckstein was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers®, 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for Personal Injury Litigation.

    Born vs Becoming Disabled

    I was paralyzed in March of 2009. I was married, had 5 children, was pregnant with my 6th, helped my husband in the ministry and led a very active life. Then, I got sick. Really sick. I was in a tremendous amount of pain. I went to bed hoping to sleep it off. When I woke up 24 hours later, I could not feel or move my body from my ribs down. My arms were very weak and heavy. Diagnosis... transverse myelitis.

    Calling All Artists

    The Gluckstein Colouring Contest is calling on all inspiring artists! Colouring for kids to bring awareness to "infinite possibilities for children with neurological disorders." Be creative and support Three To Be Foundation!