The Shalva Band

The Shalva Band

The Shalva Band The word ‘Shalva’ means ‘peace of mind’ or ‘serenity’ in Hebrew. The Shalva Band, based in Israel, consists of members who represent a variety of intellectual developmental disabilities and physical impairments. The Band members’ disabilities include...
Dwarfism Awareness with Danielle Webb

Dwarfism Awareness with Danielle Webb

  Let’s Talk … Dwarfism Awareness with Danielle Webb “My journey of self-acceptance . . . in progress”       From a young age, I have clear memories of being shamed for my body image and size. From the innocence of my reception...
Dementia Awareness with Rianna Patterson

Dementia Awareness with Rianna Patterson

  Let’s Talk … Dementia Awareness with Rianna Patterson Rianna Patterson is a personal development coach, TEDx speaker founder of a youth-led dementia charity called Dominica Dementia Foundation which she launched when she was 18, in memory of her grandfather....
Wives & girlfriends of spinal cord injury

Wives & girlfriends of spinal cord injury

WAGS of SCI Wives and girlfriends of spinal cord injury Brooke & Elena gives us a peek into their world Brooke Pagé and Elena Pauly of Vancouver, BC, started the Wives and Girlfriends of Spinal Cord Injury (WAGS of SCI) group after becoming caregivers for their...
Support entrepreneurs with disabilities

Support entrepreneurs with disabilities

Autistic self-taught artist and designer Margaux Wosk (they/them) Support entrepreneurs with disabilities Margaux Wosk (they/them) is an autistic self-taught artist and designer as well as an activist and advocate for people with disabilities. They fight really hard...