National Deafblind Awareness Month, interview with Sherry Grabowski

National Deafblind Awareness Month, interview with Sherry Grabowski By: Janine Tucker As part of our National Deafblind Awareness Month campaign, I had the opportunity to sit down with Sherry Grabowski, Executive Director of CNIB Deafblind Community Services, to chat about our soon-to-be expansion into Saskatchewan. Where did this journey begin with seeking funding for intervenorContinue reading National Deafblind Awareness Month, interview with Sherry Grabowski

Autonomy and Care

Autonomy and Care By: Melinda Allen, Intervenor Specialist In my current studies on disability issues, I often come across the concept of “autonomy in care”. Dignity is almost always found alongside autonomy. When people feel that they are becoming too dependent on someone else, there is potential for their dignity to be threatened. Michael Oliver,Continue reading Autonomy and Care