shares stories from across B.C.

April 28th, 2016

Justin’s story about working at Thrifty Foods for the past four years, is one of the many stories shared this month on Self Advocate Net.

Kayla’s story about her video production business is one of the many stories shared this month on Self Advocate Net.

Here are a few of the great stories published on Self Advocate Net over the past month. Visit the homepage under Our Stories to read more stories, and check back often as new stories are published weekly.

A profile of Kayla McDonald Productions – “I am a videographer who creates stunning, short films and promotional videos of pets and domestic animals.”

How Pets and Pet Therapy Help People by Paul Baldwin – “Pets are so awesome, because they are your best friend, always there to care for and nurture you when you need it.”

My Journey to Employment by Andrea Wettland – “Put your best foot forward and don’t let anything hold you back and have a little faith in yourself.”

If you are interested in submitting a story idea, or you know a self advocate with an interesting story idea, visit the “Submit Your Story Idea” page on Self Advocate Net to fill out the short on-line suggestion form.

Each month, publishes stories highlighting the contributions, abilities and leadership of self advocates and people with diverse abilities from around B.C. The site was started almost 15 years ago by two self advocate leaders in the Fraser Valley, Bryce Schaufelberger and Joe Rickley, who continue to run the site, now with support from CLBC’s Editorial Board. You can visit here, and also click here to read more about the history of the site.

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