Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (IDAM) celebrates the achievements of Indigenous peoples living with disabilities and recognize the significant and valuable contributions they make to our communities socially, economically, and culturally every day.
Rebecca completed a volunteer work placement at a local post-secondary support office to help add to her current skill set and make her more marketable in her community. She did such a good job that she was offered a part-time position as a Front Desk Receptionist.
“[WorkBC Assistive Technology Services staff] were instrumental with their knowledge, compassion, support, and patience with me as I navigated what was needed,” Dhorea says. “Your team went above and beyond and now I’ve found a new life.”