OCTC Me to We Club

  • Authored on April 16, 2018

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.

Season 6Episode 31

Keywords: Shelby Travers, Me to We, OCTC, Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre, AMI This Week

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Laing House

  • Authored on April 16, 2018

Laura Bain visits Laing House in Halifax, a drop-in centre that offers peer-based support to youth living with mental illness.

Season 6Episode 31

Keywords: Laing House, Laura Bain, Halifax, youth, mental illness, AMI This Week

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AMI This Week April 16, 2018

  • Authored on April 16, 2018

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.

Season 6Episode 31

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

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Amorena Bartlett Profile

  • Authored on April 16, 2018

We meet deaf volleyball player Amorena Bartlett to learn more about the sport and the competition at the Canada Deaf Games.

Season 6Episode 31

Keywords: Deaf Volleyball, Amorena Bartlett, sports, Canada Deaf Games, AMI This Week

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Larry McCloskey

  • Authored on April 16, 2018

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. 

Season 4Episode 15

Keywords: Carleton University, Paul Menton Centre, Larry McCloskey, Craig Oliver, Challenges and Change 

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Still Beautiful

  • Authored on April 16, 2018

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 

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