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DCCN – Mental Health and Depression

Disability and Sexuality with Dave Symington

Disabled Community Connection Network (DCCN) is a monthly communication and information group for people of all ages (16+) with any disability. This group is hosted by the North Shore Disability Resource Centre. This group is facilitated by and for people with disabilities. The next group is September 19th, 4:00PM – 6:00PM. LOCATION: 3158 Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver BC, the North Shore Disability Resource Centre Association’s offices. You can get there by bus, sea-bus and car.

The topic for the session will be on “Dealing with Mental Health and Depression as a Disabled Person”

Christa McDiarmid will be our speaker. MacDiarmid is Organizational Coach and Consultant, working with employees, teams and top teams with regard to interpersonal conflict and communication, insight from feedback, vulnerabilities and stressors, and working with personal potential. She was born with a genetic condition, Charcot Marie Tooth – a neuropathy that affects strength in lower limbs, feet and hands, though MacDiarmid did not find out until she was 43 that it had a name. When MacDiarmid turned 44, she had a mental breakdown due to a few traumas, including the results of a ‘transformative’ operation on her feet and toes. MacDiarmid will speak to the impact of disability on mental health and a general ability to like yourself as you are.

Please contact Lauren: L.Stinson@nsdrc.org or call 604-904-4088 to register. Snacks are provided. The space is wheelchair accessible; if you require other accommodations please let us know by contacting Lauren. ASL is provided! Space is limited, so REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Snacks are provided!

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And the Winner of the 2019 NSDRC Poster Contest is…. John Fong

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Congratulations John Fong! The theme of this year’s poster contest was “The Five Senses” – vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch. The theme is in honour of the NSDRC Campaign to create Canada’s first mobile multi-sensory environment: a Mobile Snoezelen® Room.

This was a wonderful showing of true artistry! All the entries captured the senses perfectly making it was hard to decide a winner! The judges appreciated that John’s piece captured a sense of sound / hearing. A difficult sense to display through a visual medium. – Brilliant artistry!

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NSDRC Mobile Snoezelen Room

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Help us get NSDRC’s Mobile Snoezelen® Room on the road!
The North Shore Disability Resource Centre has launched a capital campaign to create Canada’s first mobile multi-sensory environment: a Mobile Snoezelen® Room. Instead of medicating our kids to calm or engage them, let’s stimulate their senses instead. To find out more about corporate sponsorship, contact Marc Bourne at 604.880.4733 or marcb@nsdrc.org : Click Here To Make an Individual Donation

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Examining Financial Security Workshop

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Financial planning is a challenge but there are many strategies to prepare for the world ahead. An opportunity to discuss options available to families and individuals with disabilities.

When: Thursday September 26th, 2019 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: NSDRC Boardroom 3158 Mountain Highway
RSVP: By Tuesday September 24th, 2019 by contacting Dan Rayherat D.Rayher@nsdrc.org or 604-985-5371
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NSDRC 5 for 5 Raffle!

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Support NSDRC to provide services for more than 4,000 North Shore people with disabilities and their families. Together we can help them live more fulfilling lives.

1st prize: Trip for two, anywhere WestJet flies*

Ticket Price: $5.00 Per Ticket!
Draw Date: September 17, 2019
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Birdhouses for Sale

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Birdhouses for Sale
What: Birdhouses and Bird feeders
When: Pop up Shop – Friday’s 10:00am – 2:00pm In Store Monday’s to Friday’s 10:00am – 2:00pm
Where: 1547 Welch Street, North Vancouver
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Black Bear cooks up $20,000 for NSDRC!

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Black Bear Pub has donated 50 cents of every quesadilla sold to the North Shore Disability Resource Centre for many years now. The Pub’s quesadilla donation program has now reached $20,000!

Sue McMordie and Ron Slinger of the Black Bear Neighbourhood Pub present Ross MacMillan, Liz Barnett and Kathleen Jessop from the North Shore Disability Resource Centre a cheque for $20,000 in representation of the money raised through the Black Bear’s quesadilla program. Black Bear Pub Location: 1177 Lynn Valley Rd, North Vancouver.


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