Every voice matters.
Insights and information for and by our community on issues related to accessibility, advocacy and living the life you choose.
The Power of Community
In 2018, while studying at McMaster University, I was given the fantastic opportunity of doing a 4 month internship withRead more.
Meet Chris Rice
Photographer, raver, adventurer and exercise enthusiast, Chris Rice (pictured with his sister on the CN Tower EdgeWalk) has been aRead more.
Our Lexicon – Let’s Keep Communication Inclusive
In conversation, inappropriate words are like bricks. When used continuously and purposefully, we can build up large walls; walls whichRead more.
SCIO social media channels are a great place to connect with our community. We use four platforms to keep youRead more.
Driving with an SCI
Modifying your vehicle so it suits your accessibility needs can be a very empowering process. Being in control of yourRead more.
Keeping Cool During the Hot Summer Days
We’re having a long hot summer here in Ontario! Here are some top tips for keeping cool and beating theRead more.
Thunder Bay Opens a Wheelchair Tennis Court
Thunder Bay Tennis Centre is bringing athletes in the accessibility community an exciting opportunity in the form of wheelchair tennis.Read more.
Having an accessible workplace or business is not only the right thing to do, it’s also the law. As OntarioRead more.
The Job Hunt
Gearing up for a job hunt can be daunting if you live with a spinal cord injury. SCIO is hereRead more.
We’re proud to present a few recent changes in our communications.Read more.
Meet Nancy Xia
Nancy Xia is employed at SCIO as our Community Resource & Education Assistant. When you enter the Lyndhurst Centre inRead more.
Advice from a Sexual Health Trouble Shooter
“Sexuality is an important aspect of everyone’s life, whether you have a disability or not.”Read more.
The Ship’s Captain Needs to Speak with you Immediately
A sticky note containing nine words changed peer volunteer, Tammy Paterson’s life forever.Read more.
Time to Take the Guess Work Out of Fueling Up
Meet Niall El-Assad, a real person solving real problems.Read more.
The Happiest Moment of My Life
In 2012, Chris Rice broke his neck in a driving accident. Five years later, he danced in front of 200Read more.
Meet Carolyn and Mike
On Christmas Eve 2017, Carolyn found her husband Mike at the bottom of their staircase with no vital signs. ParamedicsRead more.