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Focus On Acceptance: World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2020

  The LiveWorkPlay message follows these words from the UN Secretary General. On World Autism Awareness Day, we recognize and celebrate the rights of persons with autism. This year’s observance takes place in the midst of a public health crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes — a crisis that places persons with autism at… Continue reading Focus On Acceptance: World Autism Awareness Day

Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day – From Awareness To Acceptance (April 2)

April 2, 2019

April is a month filled with messages about autism and autistic people (April 2 is the official United Nations observance). All over the world different countries and different organizations will mark particular days, weeks, or months with a variety of campaigns. Although it is sometimes obvious (but often subtle), throughout the month of April and… Continue reading Celebrating World Autism Awareness Day – From Awareness To Acceptance (April 2)

Thank You for An Amazing 2018

December 12, 2018

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (+) It might be a one day commemoration (December 3) but International Day of Persons with Disabilities launched a full five days of advocacy and celebration for LiveWorkPlay members, staff, volunteers, and partners. The extra activity included the National Conference on Disability and Employment (December 4-5),  International Volunteer Day (December 6), a Developmental Services… Continue reading Thank You for An Amazing 2018

Neurodiversity: Valuing Others Is At The Heart Of Welcoming Communities

June 11, 2018

15-minute presentation by Keenan Wellar of LiveWorkPlay on the occasion of the Brain Bonanza, June 9, 2018, a series of talks organized by the Ontario Brain Institute as part of the “Brain: The Inside Story” exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Nature. Keenan weaves his 30-year personal and professional neurodiversity journey into an engaging narrative… Continue reading Neurodiversity: Valuing Others Is At The Heart Of Welcoming Communities

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