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SAD & COVID-19: Experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder while social distancing at home and ways you can get help

December 30th, 2020; By author below

By Maryam Sheikh In Canada, 2-6% of the population experience SAD. Women, young people, and those living farthest from the equator are at most risk for this disorder. This year, […]

The Benefits of Virtual Therapy and Online Doctor’s Appointments

December 30th, 2020; By Linda Mendes

Virtual therapy and online doctor’s appointment have been very useful, especially during this new pandemic. Although it did require quite a bit of adjusting for some people, it has helped […]

Sharing Personal Data Online

December 2nd, 2020; By author below

By Maryam Sheikh The Internet is a wonderful yet dangerous place. It gives us unlimited access to content and information. It serves as a tool that helps keep us informed […]

What are my rights to post-secondary education as a person with a disability?

November 30th, 2020; By NEADS

All educational institutions have a legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodation, up to the point of ‘undue hardship,’ in order to ensure equity for students with disabilities. The Canadian Charter […]

How Anger Can Make You Better

November 29th, 2020; By Anthony Teles

Do you ever get angry and have no idea why? Anger has always been a big part of being human. Everyone gets upset from time to time. It is a […]

What is FOMO and How Can it Affect You?

November 29th, 2020; By Linda Mendes

What is FOMO? FOMO stands for “fear of missing out”. This fear refers to the feeling that others are having more fun, living better lives, and experiencing much better things […]

Why Representation in Media Matters for People with Disabilities

October 31st, 2020; By Anthony Teles

Movies and shows are a major part of our culture. What we see on the screen can influence how we view society as a whole. For a long time, people […]