Life skills – such as cooking a simple meal, getting dressed or using electronic banking – may not always seem like exciting tasks to learn but they are all very important in the process of gaining independence.
Parenting teens can be rewarding but also a challenge. Thankfully there’s lots of great advice out there — the trick is finding the right information and advice to suit your family’s needs and your parenting style.
Community residential homes are an option for people who need a higher level of support, as often there is a caregiver on-site to help you out. Funded by the Ministry of Health, community residential homes are for people with long-term physical, intellectual and/or sensory disabilities who meet certain criteria.
Everybody wants to be able to live their life the way they choose. Self-advocacy allows people with disabilities to get the type of supports needed to live life to the fullest.