Hi everyone, thanks to COPCS for passing around the info below – super that this is available!
NLS is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS offers books the way you want them: in braille or audio formats, mailed to your door for free, or instantly downloadable.
Please see link below to apply for service:
Hey everyone, DABC has a short breakdown of how the changes to the Annual Earnings Exemption (AEE) translate for people receiving the PWD benefit – check it out as a quick reference guide!
Webinar: Future planning tips for people with disabilities and those who support them
Thursday, Sept 28, 2017 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM PST
If you have a disability or support a person who does, you can join a free webinar on September 28, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST)/ 10:00 am -11:30 am (PST) to learn how planning for a good life can lead to achieving greater peace of mind about the present.
Brendon Pooran, Founder and principal lawyer, PooranLaw Professional Corporation; Ted Kuntz, Chair, Board of Directors of Plan Institute; and Tom O’Dwyer, Lead tax advisor, Ability Tax and Trust Advisors will share their experiences and professional insights from their work in this area.
This webinar is hosted by Plan Institute and Prosper Canada and will benefit persons living with disabilities, their family members, caregivers, and service providers.
*Currently serving residents in British Columbia and Ontario
Hey everybody! The City of Kelowna is asking for help from the public to prioritize accessibility improvements to parks – take the survey below to participate in this project.
The assessment of our City parks has now been completed, and we are working on compiling the data. To help us prioritize improvement efforts in the future, please take a few moments to answer a quick survey found at the following link:
If you are having issues with the survey, or need help filling it in please email me and I will have a summer student give you a call. Please forward the survey on to anyone who identifies with any of the following groups:
Caregiver of a baby/toddler
Deaf or hard of hearing
Blind or visually impaired
Person with a cognitive disability
Person with a mobility disability
Thank you for your time,
Lindsay Clement, MBCSLA, CSLA
Park and Landscape Planner | City of Kelowna
250-469-8563 | LClement@kelowna.ca
Connect with the City | kelowna.ca
Hi everyone – the CCSS Community Support Team is headed to Vancouver this October to check out the BC Lions. Interested? Check out the invitation, attached.