«Community» column

Role Models for Everyone

December 5th, 2017; By Susan Huebert

Everyone needs a role model, someone who stands out as being very special for showing people a better way to live. That’s true in all communities, including for people with […]

Changing the World One Technological Advancement at a Time

December 5th, 2017; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

We all appreciate technology and how it has improved our lives especially in terms of communication and travel. At this point, we can’t imagine ourselves without our tablets or mobile […]

Breaking Down Barriers: Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

December 5th, 2017; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

When it comes to liveability, Canada is certainly not lagging behind. According to the Economist’s global rankings of the most liveable cities in the world, Canadian cities such as Vancouver, […]

The Evolution of Disability

December 4th, 2017; By Anthony Teles

Human language has been around for thousands of years, and has gone through great evolutionary steps in that time. As we learn and grow as a collective species, so too […]

Employment Barriers for Individuals with Disabilities

October 31st, 2017; By Mariann Roberts

On March 18th, 2016, CBC Radio One did a special on how hard it is to get a job if you have a disability. Why is it so hard? What […]

NEADS News: AMI announces winners of 2017 AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship

October 31st, 2017; By NEADS

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today the winners of its 2017 AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarship program. The program, which launched in 2012, is open to Canadian students enrolled in […]

When, and If, to Disclose Your Disability to an Employer

October 31st, 2017; By Meghan Brown

It can be difficult to decide whether or not to tell a potential employer about your disability, especially for young workers. For many who don’t share this information during the […]