Bias in Disability- “How Others See You”

    Meeting Thursday, June 21, 2018 Bias in Disability- “How Others See You” Speakers: Dr. Grace Iarocci & Nicki Scheerer       Dr. Grace Iarocci and Dr. Nikki Scheerer  presented to us their recent research on bias in disability. They are looking at how unconscious and first impressions fairly or unfairly, contribute to Read more about Bias in Disability- “How Others See You”[…]

October 29, 2015 Meeting: Social Circles

Building a “Good Life” through Social Relationship Circles In building the notes for this meeting, I drew heavily on the excellent work done by PLAN: Safe and Secure, Seven Steps on the Path to a Good Life for People with Disabilities, Al Etmanski with Jack Collins and Vickie Cammack, and Friends & Inclusion, Five Approaches Read more about October 29, 2015 Meeting: Social Circles[…]

July 30, 2015 Meeting: Landmark Forum

Collette Millar, Western Canada Registration Manager for the Landmark Forum, presented “ A Special Introduction to the Landmark Forum” to The Square Peg Society young adult members and their families. It was a fun-filled evening that provided an opportunity to make a difference in each and everyone’s life. The Introduction to the Landmark Forum was Read more about July 30, 2015 Meeting: Landmark Forum[…]