Shelby Travers meets the youth behind the Me to We Club at the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre to learn more about their mission to change the world.
Keywords: Shelby Travers, Me to We, OCTC, Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre, AMI This Week
This week, our AMI presenters from across the country answer the question: what are you asked most frequently about your disability?
Keywords: Common questions, disability, AMI presenters, Ask Us Anything, AMA, AMI This Week
Laura Bain visits Laing House in Halifax, a drop-in centre that offers peer-based support to youth living with mental illness.
Keywords: Laing House, Laura Bain, Halifax, youth, mental illness, AMI This Week
In this edition of AMI This Week, we visit Laing House, a centre that offers peer-based support to youth living with mental illness, meet with a special Me to We club in Ottawa, and serve up a story about Amorena Bartlett, a deaf volleyball player.
Keywords: AMI This Week, ATW, Laing House, Laura Bain, youth mental illness, Me to We, OCTC, Ottawa, Halifax, Alex Smyth, Grant Hardy, Shelby Travers, Amorena Bartlett, deaf volleyball, Canada Deaf Games
We meet deaf volleyball player Amorena Bartlett to learn more about the sport and the competition at the Canada Deaf Games.
Keywords: Deaf Volleyball, Amorena Bartlett, sports, Canada Deaf Games, AMI This Week
The Paul Menton Centre at Carleton University was the first of its kind in Canada. Craig Oliver chats with founding director Larry McCloskey about the importance of accommodating the needs of students with disabilities.
Keywords: Carleton University, Paul Menton Centre, Larry McCloskey, Craig Oliver, Challenges and Change
At age two Kelly Falardeau was horrifically burned in an accident. Since that day, she has resisted being the “ugly, scar-faced girl” and defined for herself what beauty really means, in a time of unprecedented social pressure.
Keywords: Kelly Falardeau, Still Beautiful, scars, motivational speaker, self love, burns