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27
May
2019
National AccessAbility Week - May 26 - June 1
27 May 2019
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National AccessAbility Week - May 26 - June 1   National AccessAbility Week May 26 – June 1, 2019 By Don Epp, Facility Planner The Government of Canada has declared the last week in May (May 26 - June 1) as National AccessAbility Week. The goal is to promote accessibility and inclusion across our country through our communities. Accessib...

10
May
2019
ELEVATE - A Manitoba Perspective
10 May 2019
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ELEVATE - A Manitoba Perspective By Kari Boudreau When Abilities Manitoba's Board of Directors and their Executive Director, Margo Powell, chose to enroll in SARC's ELEVATE program, they understood that they would be supplementing their current knowledge and gaining more awareness of their governance role. ELEVATE is a prgram t...

11
Mar
2019
Exciting Changes are Coming to Basic Skills Training
11 Mar 2019
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Exciting Changes are Coming to Basic Skills Training by Amy Janzen, Communications Coordinator For more than 15 years, SARC has offered Basic Skills Training (BST) to Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) working in the disability services sector. This in-house training provides DSPs with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to promote choice,...

07
Mar
2019
Oh, My Aching Back...But it Doesn't Have to
07 Mar 2019
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Oh, My Aching Back...But it Doesn't Have to By Lisa Malowany, Program Manager and Trainer Have you ever lifted something and then said, “Ouch that hurt!”?  If you have, it’s likely because you didn’t lift correctly.  If you think about how a toddler lifts something, they typically squat down, take hold of the item, and bring it i...

12
Feb
2019
Keeping Mental Health Positive During the Cold Winter Months
12 Feb 2019
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Keeping Mental Health Positive During the Cold Winter Months January and February tend to be the coldest months of the year and can leave us feeling like we will never get out of the deepfreeze.  Did you know this is a typical time for people to be feeling down and their mental health can suffer as a result?   The good news is that there are things we can...

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