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Voices Blog

Every voice matters.

Insights and information for and by our community on issues related to accessibility, advocacy and living the life you choose.

Accessible Navigation in Toronto during COVID-19
SCIO has proudly partnered with MapinHood, a personalized navigation app specifically designed to source accessible and safe routes in your
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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 sheet
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Power of Peers: Louise’s Story
Thank you, Louise, for sharing your story with us.
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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 surge
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Power of Peers: Diane’s Story
Thank you, Diane, for sharing your story with us.
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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 our
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Power of Peers: Fernando’s Story
Thank you, Fernando, for sharing your story with us.
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Power of Peers: Clare’s Story
Thank you, Clare, for sharing your story with us.
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Power of Peers: Peter’s Story
Thank you, Peter, for sharing your story with us.
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Why I Love My Wheelchair
Whatever your lifestyle and daily habits, there is a wheelchair just right for you.
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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 give
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Prevention is the Best Medicine
By Joanne Smith In my previous career as a television host and producer, I had privilege of travelling across Canada
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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 reached
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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 issues
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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 caught
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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 and
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Meet Jesse Heubner
Jesse, a Rolling Raptors team member and Wheelchair Basketball National Team hopeful, fell in love with the sport five years
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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 most
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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.
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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.
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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 with
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