February 2012 Blog Posts (10)

Compassionate Care....Well, sometimes.

Last week, Nicholas had an appointment at the hospital sleep study clinic. Nick has severe apnea and we wanted a current read on how often he stops breathing during sleep. We were to arrive at the hospital with his nurse and an overnight bag at 10:15pm and departure was set for 6:30am the following day. Nick and his nurse were told that someone would collect them in a wheelchair van at about 7:30 in the morning. The week before, the head nurse at Nick's residence had spoken at length to the…

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Added by Donna Thomson on February 29, 2012 at 2:15pm — No Comments

from Stim Nation: S#!T Ignorant People Say To Autistics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fTBM_3sdwE&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Well worth your 3 minutes!!!  enjoy.

Added by Jack Pearpoint on February 23, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Individualized Planning and Funding at risk??: from a letter to IFCO Members

This is a portion of a letter from the co-chairs of (Individualized Funding Coalition for Ontario (IFCO), Michelle Friesen and Yon Frishman

DEAR IFCO MEMBER AGENCIES/ORGANIZATIONS  (AND SOME PAST MEMBERS)

 

Yona and I, as co-chairs of IFCO, would like to share what we consider bad news with regard to the future of independent facilitation and planning in Ontario.

 

Funding for the Real Plans for Real Life program in Ottawa ends as of Mar. 31, 2012.…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on February 21, 2012 at 10:45am — No Comments

Andrea Bailey - Artist - YUMMYARTY

YUMMYARTY

 

Andrea Bailey       Artist & Proprietor…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on February 20, 2012 at 6:14pm — No Comments

MIXIT TV Special - Episode 5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nZmrZJojhk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

MIXIT is a UK group of musicians and dancers who inspire and motivate audiences all over UK.  Recently they have started their own TV show.  Enjoy episode 5

Added by Jack Pearpoint on February 20, 2012 at 12:36am — No Comments

The Story Behind Nick's WWE Contest - Now Mum Needs a Drink!

Nick's WWE Contest - And Now Mum Needs a Drink!

I think it was about two weeks ago that Nick and I came upon a notice online about a contest hosted by World Wrestling Entertainment superhero, The Ultimate Warrior. Mr. Warrior challenged his fans to…
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Added by Donna Thomson on February 19, 2012 at 10:49am — No Comments

Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club - A PATH Story by Savoy Kapow Howe

This story borrowed with permission from Savoy - and the ...

TORONTO NEWSGIRLS

BOXING CLUB

February 2012

 

 

"Glass half full, glass half full, glass half full, glass half full....."

- Kapow! Howe -

A FUNNY STORY



In the Spring of 2006 after 8 years of renting the Sully's Boxing Club to…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on February 18, 2012 at 3:34pm — 1 Comment

I Can Dance - Rebecca Beayni

http://www.cacl.ca/news-stories/real-life-stories/i-can-dance-rebecca-beayni

 

Check out the link to see what Rebecca is up to.  To see the photo you need to go to the link.  It is worth it !!!

I Can Dance: Rebecca Beayni…

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Added by Susan Beayni on February 14, 2012 at 3:04pm — 1 Comment

OFTEN WE ARE SERIOUS, BUT SOMETIMES WE ARE SILLY

Regular readers of my blog will know that Nicholas is hockey-mad. But Nick is more than this, so much more. He is a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) super-fan.

Nick has a couple of heroes in the WWE - one is Stone Cold Steve Austin. In my book,The Four Walls of My…
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Added by Donna Thomson on February 10, 2012 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Almost every conversation with my son Nicholas starts with "How bout that game!" Nick is a hockey fanatic and a diehard Ottawa Senators fan. (He also loves the WWE wrestling, but we'll leave that sub…

Almost every conversation with my son Nicholas starts with "How bout that game!" Nick is a hockey fanatic and a diehard Ottawa Senators fan. (He also loves the WWE wrestling, but we'll leave that subject for another day!) Last weekend was the NHL All-Star weekend here in the nation's capital. Nick didn't go to the…

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Added by Donna Thomson on February 4, 2012 at 10:20am — 2 Comments

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