Monthly Archives: September 2012

Tyee article on the challenges of living on disability benefits

The Tyee published an interesting and informative article today on the challenges of living on provincial disability benefits in BC. The article references the Disability Without Poverty Network’s paper Overdue: The Case for Increasing the Persons with Disabilities Benefit in … Continue reading

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New ME/CFS & FM Support Group

Starting October 31, 2012 A support group has begun for people living with ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) and FM (Fibromyalgia). The main focus of the group is for members to support each other through acceptance, compassion and understanding, around … Continue reading

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GO4KIDDS online survey

Great Outcomes for Kids Impacted by Severe Developmental Disabilities (GO4KIDDS) is seeking parents/caregivers of Canadian children and youth aged 10 to 16 years with severe developmental disabilities to participate in an anonymous survey. The survey is intended to identify needs … Continue reading

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