Success Stories

A Pain In The Neck November 16, 2009

Lorna Jean is a highly successful graduate of the Neil Squire Society’s Employ-Ability program offered at the Footprints Centre in Penticton, British Columbia.

Employ-Ability Student Lands Sony Job November 13, 2009

After graduating from the Employ-Ability program, Tyler launched his new career at Sony Playstation’s online gaming network as a platform monitor.

The Katimavik Youth Program and the Neil Squire Society November 4, 2009

For over two years, the Burnaby office of the Neil Squire Society has provided volunteer opportunities for numerous young people in the Katimavik Youth Program. Since September of this year, that relationship has grown to include the Neil Squire Society offices in Ottawa, Fredericton and Moncton.

Joey Finds Inspiration and Motivation in Penticton August 31, 2009

Joey, an energetic young Aboriginal man, was looking for a place that would allow him to focus his energy and provide a supportive environment that would be respectful of his learning difficulties and his brain injury. He found it at the Neil Squire Society’s Employ-Ability program in Penticton, BC.

Making the Web a More Accessible Place August 31, 2009

Neil Squire Society employee Ryan Thomas contacted the Products and Services Department of the HRSDC site, asking for the right to rebuild their site in a Neil Squire Society web space so that our visually impaired clients could make use of it. His intention was to build an accessibility bridge that exceeded basic W3C standards. What came of the process was something that no one expected.

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