Success Stories

Daniel, Computer Comfort participant

November 14, 2018 No Turning Back for Daniel with Computer Comfort

This post is part of our Powered to Enable campaign. No Turning Back for Daniel with Computer Comfort “I spent over 30 years working as a carpenter and then I had a stroke about five years ago. I couldn’t go work in the construction industry anymore. I was the primary breadwinner for my family, so it wasn’t […]

Kaileen, Makers Making Change participant

November 7, 2018 An Accessible Gaming Controller for Kaileen

This post is part of our Powered to Enable campaign. An Accessible Gaming Controller for Kaileen As a teenager, Kaileen enjoyed playing games such as Mario Kart, Donkey Kong, Need for Speed, and Grand Theft Auto. “I used to play games with my siblings,” she says. “But my muscles have got weaker over the years. It got […]

Meghan, Working Together participant

September 26, 2018 Meghan Moves One Step Closer to Her Goal

With the help of Working Together, Meghan was able to secure employment as an Office Assistant with the KV Oasis Youth Centre, moving her one step closer to realizing her long-term employment goals.

Elly, Working Together and Distance Computer Comfort participant

September 5, 2018 Elly Builds Her Skills before Heading to Law School

Elly uses a cane for mobility and a wheelchair for longer distances. She joined Working Together to identify barriers to employment, learn about solutions to those barriers, and learn how to disclose a disability to an employer.

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