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Insights and information for and by our community on issues related to accessibility, advocacy and living the life you choose.
Emergency Preparedness: Be bold. Be Safe. Be Proactive
Your Emergency Preparedness On a good day with clean air and blue skies, people with SCI can experience a surgeRead more.
Farewell to SCIO’s Attendant Services
March 31, 2020 marks the end of SCIO’s fiscal year, as well as the day we say farewell to ourRead more.
COVID-19 guidance for SCI community
People living with a spinal cord injury often have a harder time with breathing and lung function. This information sheetRead more.
Five Questions to Ask When Choosing a Wheelchair
Whether it’s your first purchase or your fifth, it pays to take an audit of your needs and environment.Read more.
Why I Love My Wheelchair
Whatever your lifestyle and daily habits, there is a wheelchair just right for you.Read more.
8 Ways to Prevent Falling at Home
By Chris Gaspar November is Fall Prevention Month, and with that in mind, we thought it was important to giveRead more.
Prevention is the Best Medicine
By Joanne Smith In my previous career as a television host and producer, I had privilege of travelling across CanadaRead more.
Small Changes, Big Payoff: Making Your Kitchen More Accessible
By Kathy Pringle Kitchens can be tough to navigate for just about anyone. Who hasn’t burnt a roast or reachedRead more.
Disability Questions for the 2019 Federal Election
By Chris Gaspar With the 2019 Canadian federal election on October 21st, Canadian voters turn their attention to the issuesRead more.
Best Places to Go in Your Modified Vehicle
By Marilyn Stafford I didn’t grow up as an explorer, but I like to travel now. I may have caughtRead more.
Vehicle Modification Can Change Your Life
By Marco Ferrara, Founder of Universal Motion Wheelchair accessible vehicles and adaptive driving equipment bring greater freedom for individuals andRead more.
Meet Jesse Heuberman
Jesse, a Rolling Raptors team member and Wheelchair Basketball National Team hopeful, fell in love with the sport five yearsRead more.
Fast (and Furious) Facts on Vehicle Modification
By: Emma Lavery Freedom and autonomy are invaluable to our mental health, and in North America, one of the mostRead more.
5 Essential Tips for Wheelchair Accessible Travel
By: Emma Lavery As the great poet Dr Seuss once said, “You’re off to great places. Today is your day.Read more.
Top 10 Adaptive Sex Techniques
Living with a spinal cord injury will likely mean getting a little more creative with your approach to sexual intimacy.Read more.
Rediscovering your sexuality with a disability
by Gabriella Carafa, Social Worker and University Lecturer There are a lot of life changes when you develop issues withRead more.
Five Ways to Create a Barrier-Free Storefront
By: Emma Lavery Take a walk around your business. What do you see? Are there steps leading you through theRead more.
The Top 5 Myths when Hiring Employees Living with Disability
By: Chris Gaspar Finding a job can be tough for most people. For people with disabilities, it can be evenRead more.
Discovering Employment Services with Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
By: Chris Gaspar There’s an expression that job hunting is often a job in itself. I’ve discovered that this isRead more.
Access Pride: Accessibility Services Available at the Toronto Pride Parade
By: Emma Lavery Happy Pride Month, everyone! This June, LGBTQ2+ communities from around the world celebrate the freedom to beRead more.