Just wanted to pass along some information on STEPS Forward : BC Initiative for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education.
From their Website:
STEPS Forward is a family-driven organization founded to ensure that people with developmental disabilities are included as students in the academic and social life of colleges and universities of British Columbia.
Click here to access their website.
It’s that time of year again….longer days, springtime flowers, plenty of sunshine and more time outdoors.
Just a reminder to stay “Sun Safe” while you’re out there in the fresh air!
Take a moment to check out this link. Some information on why sun safety is so important.
If you notice on the right we have upcoming events listed for Community Support in Kelowna. If you click here you can go to our online calendar that has all of the events in the month. Please let us know if there’s anything you like to see us do and pass along any suggestions you might have. Thanks!
CLBC recently put on a workshop regarding RDSP’s. A number of CCSS employees were in attendance and have shared some of the documentation with us. Click here to view the newsletter. Click here to view a PDF version of a power point presentation. Thanks Leola, Shannon, Susan and Ken for passing this information along.
Our team here at Community Connections has been doing some information gathering and will be doing some training around issues surrounding Diabetes. We would like to pass along some of that information to you….
Please check out the new section under Health and Safety for links to information related to Diabetes and let us know if we can provide you with any other materials about Diabetes.
We wanted to pass along some information regarding travel and some sites that can help you reduce fair.
“The Disability Travel Card provides identification to a person with a permanent disability, which will allow an adult attendant, travelling with the person with a disability, to travel at no cost.” (Easter Seals Canada)
“WestJet provides additional seating at no additional charge to guests with a physical or mental disability….” (WestJet)
Hey everyone…! This is where we’re going to hang out on the web. Look here for events info, ideas for new things to see and do in Kelowna, the West and East Kootenays as well as pictures and stories about the things we’ve done. Please feel free to reply to posts and be a part of the new site. It’s yours!
Hi everyone, thanks for stopping by Community Connections’ home on the web. We’re pleased to offer several domains to make sure you find what you’re looking for.
Are you looking for general information about who we are and what we do? You can find that here, on our Home page.
Are you someone who is receiving services from Community Connections or do you know someone who is? You can find information and resources that we think you’ll enjoy on the website we’ve set up for you. It’s yours, so please drop by and let us know what you think.
Are you someone who is a Home Share Provider or are looking to become one? Information on our Home Share page will give you information on Community Connections’ Supported Home Share Provision and an opportunity to network with other Home Share Providers.
Are you a team member with Community Connections? Information on our Team page will give you the information and resources you need to network and support one another.
Our commitment is to provide exceptional services while continuing to strive toward excellence. Please take a look around our site pages and feel free to leave a comment.
Dave Hingsburger, International Speaker will be visiting Castlegar, B.C. on Monday June 27, 2011 to present a one day workshop on “Making Contact, Making Connections, Making Community”.
From the brochure:
These workshops aim to help support staff and providers adapt to more person, and community, centred ways of working, to help lives of people you support flourish, with real community connections and relationships.
Please click here for more information and a registration form.