More than half a million people in British Columbia self-identify as having a disability.
Who are they? They are our children, parents, family members, neighbours and co-workers. This means we ALL know someone who has a disability.
Here, meet some of the people that we know. People that we admire, respect and champion. People who – despite challenges – are realizing their dreams in a world of opportunity.
Sailor is an incredibly resilient and determined two-and-a-half-year-old who challenges her limits and reaches for a new height every day. Sailor has been diagnosed with Caudal Regression Syndrome and was born with multiple congenital anomalies. Read More
Arynn is a delightful 4-year-old with myoclonic epilepsy and development delay. Arynn has been receiving extraordinary care from the Centre, including Physiotherapy, Speech/Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Supported Read More
Amy is an 11-year-old, Grade 5 student at Irwin Elementary School. Amy has Cerebral Palsy, a seizure disorder, developmental delay and visual difficulties. Amy uses a manual wheelchair and can walk a short distance with a crutch and caregiver Read More
In June 2016, Serena developed headaches, nausea and vomiting and these symptoms progressively worsened over the following two months. A CT scan revealed she had a brain tumor that required Read More