The Lucas Haneman Express

  • Authored on April 12, 2016

You don’t need sight to make music, but you certainly need a vision. Take a trip to Memphis with the Lucas Haneman Express as they compete in the International Blues Challenge.

Season 4Episode 22

Keywords: AMI, AMI This Week, Accessible Media Inc, ATW, Lucas Haneman, International Blues Challenge, Memphis, music, vision, blind, Dave Brown, Performance, stage, guitar, singer, beale street, Martin Newman, sun studio, Megan Laurence, Jeff Asselin, recording

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Adaptive Aquatics

  • Authored on April 12, 2016

Staying fit and being active is important for people of all abilities. AMI’s Anthony McLachlan learns more about the Adaptive Aquatics program run by the City of Kitchener and how it helps make the pool a more accessible place.

Season 4Episode 21

Keywords: AMI, Accessible Media, AMI This Week, ATW, Kitchener, Forest Heights, Community, Adaptive Aquatics, Dave Millar, swimming, pool, program, acccessible, Anthony McLachlan, fit, active

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Snug Vest

  • Authored on April 12, 2016

Can a hug really help? That’s the theory behind the Snug Vest, a therapeutic product for individuals with autism, sensory processing disorder or anxiety. The Snug Vest was designed by Vancouverite Lisa Fraser, who spent years working with children with special needs.

Season 4Episode 20

Keywords: AMI, Accessible Media Inc, AMI This Week, ATW, Snug Vest, Hugs, therapeutic, autism, therapy vest, Lisa Fraser, anxiety, sensory processing disorder, Grant Hardy, special needs, children, Rose Kaech, accessible

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Ice Castles in Edmonton

  • Authored on April 12, 2016

Step into an acre-sized Ice Castle with AMI Edmonton’s Viviane Forest, and discover a Narnia-like winter wonderland, created using only ice and water.

Season 4Episode 20

Keywords: AMI, Acessible Media Inc, AMI This Week, ATW, Edmonton, Ice Castle, Winter City, activities, Viviane Forest, Winter Wonderland, Ice, Water, Fire pit, Kate Steiert, water, Christian Dennis

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Paralympic Tour in Calgary

  • Authored on April 12, 2016

Edmonton’s Viviane Forest is no stranger to international competition, and she recently caught up with Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc and a few other Canadian Paralympic athletes while on a media tour in Calgary.

Season 4Episode 19

Keywords: AMI, Accessible Media Inc, AMI This Week, ATW, Paralympic Games, Rio 2016, Chantal Petiticlerc, Viviane Forest, Calgary, competition, Chad Jassman, Wheelchair, athlete, sports, media, Stefan Daniel, basketball

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Adaptive Photography with Maayan Ziv

  • Authored on April 12, 2016

Passionate Photographer, Maayan Ziv hosted an adaptive photography class in Toronto recently where students of all abilities were able to take part in some hands on learning. One of those students just happened to be our very own snap-happy photographer Anthony Lue.

Season 4Episode 19

Keywords: AMI, Accessible Media Inc, AMI This Week, ATW, Maayan Ziv, Adaptive Photography, Anthony Lue, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, photos, photography skills, art, culture, class, youth, empowering, storytelling, inclusion, Liviya Mendelsohn, accessibility

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Lumenus

  • Authored on April 12, 2016

Dark, rainy winter days can cause havoc for both drivers and pedestrians alike. Poor visibility, snow squalls, you name it Canada’s got it! Well, thanks to a new product hitting the market this spring, not only will you be glowing, but your clothing will as well.

Season 4Episode 19

Keywords: AMI, Accessible Media Inc, AMI This Week, ATW, Lumenus, Grant Hardy, Jeremy Wall, Poor Visibility, vest, lights, passive lighting, glowing, product, safety, LED Lights, BC

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AMI This Week: April 8, 2016

  • Authored on April 8, 2016

Join ATW as we go behind the scenes of the television series Invincible, talk to actor Jake Gyllenhaal about his new film Demolition, and travel to Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia to visit K-9 Orthotics and Prosthetics. Plus, we profile model and wheelchair rugby player Jessica Kruger.

Season 4Episode 25

Keywords: AMI This Week, ATW, Accessible Media, Demolition, Jake Gyllenhaal, Invincible, Richard Crouse, K-9 Orthotics, Jessica Kruger, Beaverbank, Nova Scotia, Wheelchair Rugby

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AMI This Week: April 1, 2016

  • Authored on April 3, 2016

ATW hosts Molly and Anthony hang around at suspension yoga, Grant Hardy and Andy Baryer share the latest tech review, and Jennie Bovard visits a Look Good Feel Better Workshop in Halifax. Plus, we check out the Alberta Food Service Labour Connections program.

Season 4Episode 24

Keywords: AMI This Week, ATW, Accessible Media, Suspension Yoga, Grant Hardy, Get Connected, Tech Review, Andy Baryer, Jennie Bovard, Look Good Feel Better, Alberta Food Service Labour Connections.

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World Juniors Camp (0:00-4:24.494)

  • Authored on April 1, 2016

Mark DeMontis breaks down the upcoming World Junior Championship prospects with CHL analyst Sam Cosentino, while Rob Simpson reports on the evaluation camp efforts of Team Canada, USA, Sweden and Finland from the legendary Olympic hockey rink in Lake Placid, New York.

Season 3Episode 2

Keywords: CHL, Sam Cosentino, Team Canada, USA, Sweden, Findlan, Lake Placid

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