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Many Thanks to The Hagkull Family of Chilliwack for their continued support of our pop tab program. They recently sent us $305.10 for pop tabs that they had collected on our behalf. 

Free Online Course for Professionals working with Parents with Physical Disabilities

Course - Caring for Pregnant and New Parents with Physical Disabilities #17969

Developed by  Karen Hodge, Melanie Basso & Amanda Lee 

For more info or  to register, click  Here

World Folic Awareness Week

  Jan 6 to 12 , 2020

World Folic Acid Awareness Week (Monday 6th - Sunday 12th January 2020) is the annual rallying point for growing global awareness of the importance of Folic Acid in the prevention of Neural Tube Birth Defects (NTDs). This year marks the 4th anniversary of this global event initiated by the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) in 2017.  

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MyBooklet BC

is A FREE online tool that families and people with disabilities can use to create a beautiful and personalized information booklet for a loved one or for themselves.

  • Are you tired of constantly repeating your "story" to doctors, teachers, therapists, friends, and family?

  • Do you wish all your important information was in one document?

  • Do you wish you could share more than just the medical and diagnostic facts?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you'll want YOUR OWN myBooklet now!

Click Here to get started.

Participate In Research       

Nov 20, 2019 Survey on Accessibility in Canada

 

KITE, which is the research arm of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute is conducting on accessibility in Canada. The purpose of the study is to learn about the main barriers to accessibility that persons with a disability, older adults (65 years old or older) who do not have a disability, and caregivers for persons with a disability encounter in Canada.

Click Here to learn how you can be involved.

Oct 30, 2019 INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR PEOPLE WITH
DISABILITIES AND THEIR CAREGIVERS

 

Dr. Mortenson and his research team from the University of British Columbia are looking for volunteers to participate in a study prioritizing technological solutions for people with disabilities and their caregivers.

Click Here to learn how you can be involved.

UPCOMING EVENTS

SBHABC Board Meeting

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, @ 6:30 p.m. Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Board meeting

SBHABC AGM

Wednesday, May 20, 2020, @ 7:30 pm

Board Room, Coquitlam Public Library 

575 Poirier Street, Coquitlam 

Click here for more info

Disabled Community Connection Network

Disabled Community Connection Network’s

next Session will be  

Thursday, March 19, 2020, from 4 p.m - 6p.m 

The session will be held at The North Shore Disability Resource Centre 3158 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver.

The topic for the session will be on

“Music and Disability”

 

This session will feature Dave Symington, he has had a disability (C5-6 quadriplegic) since a diving accident in 1975. He has been involved in disability advocacy, program and service development, and community integration for almost 40 years. He has worked extensively in the post-secondary education system as a special education coordinator, service provider, policy driver, and awareness and team builder. Dave co-founded the Vancouver Adapted Music Society with Sam Sullivan some 30 years ago. He sits on numerous boards and committees and is very active in sexual health advocacy, music, sailing, and travel. 

Abilities Expo

The Abilities Expo & Job Fair is a one-day exhibition with employers, services, programs, and supports for people with a disability. It brings together people with different disabilities, service providers, vendors, employers, and others who work to promote inclusion for people with disabilities.

The event is put on by ConnecTra Society which helps people with physical disabilities connect with work, leisure and social opportunities throughout Metro Vancouver.

Abilities Expo
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
11am-4pm
Roundhouse Community Centre

THANK YOU!

Our Sincere Thanks to Dean Chernoff, Becky, Harmony Ward Loop, Crystal Carroll and Amanda L for hosting Facebook fundraisers on their birthdays. Many Thanks to their friends and family who gave a donation to us on their behalf.

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