Strategies For Appointments

Advocating for yourself can seem completely counter-intuitive. Why should you have to work so hard to get what any other person gets? Why is getting the help you need so impossible? Why do no doctors or professionals seem to take your issues seriously? ...

Identity and Disability

Switching over to University life has been quite an adjustment, so apologies about my absence here. I had an opportunity to speak to a class of Social Work majors last week and something I said that rather surprised me was on the topic of how dehumanizin ...

Identity In Academia

Since I'm beginning my university career much later than the general public tends to start theirs, I am not really looking to use the experience to form an identity to move through life like an 18 year old may. I've already got one of those, hard-won dur ...

Disability in Saskatchewan

If you have a persistent, long-term disability, Saskatchewan has a provincial support program called Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability. The website does a very good job of outlining exactly who it's for and what it can provide for you, but for th ...