Big Brother, Marlon and more
A series centering on issues of concern to people with disabilities.
January 28, 2008
Conclusion. Quadriplegic sisters Erica and Shannon Deering are followed upon their arrival in China for experimental stem-cell treatments.
November 19, 2007
Part 1 of 2. Quadriplegic sisters Erica and Shannon Deering travel to China for experimental stem-cell treatments.
November 12, 2007
Efforts to reclaim a western Manitoba residential school and transform it into a Waywayseecappo cultural learning center are examined.
November 5, 2007
Profiling Shawn Marsolais, a blind rider in a tandem cycling team that competed in the 2004 Paralympics.
October 29, 2007
Blind dancer Andre Fairfield is followed as he choreographs a modern dance routine.
October 22, 2007
Two athletes are profiled as they participate in the Canadian Open Blind Golf Championship.
October 15, 2007
A couple's quest to adopt a little girl from Russia is chronicled.
October 8, 2007
Monianne, a fashion photographer with multiple sclerosis, is profiled. Included: how technology has enabled her to resume her career.
October 1, 2007
Profiling Jenna Lambert, a 15-year-old with cerebral palsy who swam across Lake Ontario to raise money for a swimming pool in her hometown.
August 15, 2007
Vim Kochhar, chair of the Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons (CFPDP), is profiled.
August 13, 2007
Mothers with disabilities are profiled.
February 20, 2007
Finding a dentist to treat patients with disabilities; extreme athletes who have spinal-cord injuries, but won't let them hold them back.
January 24, 2007
The story of Brad Zdanivsky, a quadriplegic rock climber who's attempted climb Stawamus Chief near Squamish, B.C., each year since 1997.
November 20, 2006
A look at the closure of the Southwestern Regional Centre in Ontario, and how the people living there are affected.
November 13, 2006
Rick Mercer visits Vancouver's mayor, Sam Sullivan, who is a quadriplegic; a man who uses a wheelchair discusses road-trip obstacles.
November 11, 2006
Profiling Dave Hingsburger, a behavioral therapist who helps people with learning disabilities learn to cope with prejudice faced in their daily lives.
October 23, 2006
A look at some high-tech gadgets that help people with physical disabilities to communicate. Included: eye-tracking technology.
October 16, 2006
Profiling a speedskater hoping to compete in the Paralympics.
October 14, 2006
Adults with disabilities visit a school for special-needs children to discuss their lifestyles.
October 2, 2006
A look at financial problems facing Toronto's Helen Keller Centre, where people who can't see or hear are taught to live independently. Also: a resident of the center is profiled.
September 25, 2006
People who can't see or hear are profiled as they learn to live independently at the Canadian Helen Keller Centre in Toronto.
September 18, 2006
Spotlighting the Samburu Handicapped Education and Rehabilitation Program (SHERP), which aids disabled children in Africa.
September 11, 2006
Visiting the home of playwright Jonathon Neville, and his mother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Neville co-wrote “Heal Thyself,” a play about caring for disabled family members.
September 4, 2006
Canadian athletes who competed in the 2006 Torino Paralympic Winter Games discuss their experiences. Also: a look at “Heal Thyself,” a play based on experiences in caring for disabled family members.
August 28, 2006
Profiling Sharlyn Ayotte, founder of T-Base Communications, which provides alternate communication tools to vision-impaired customers.
June 12, 2006
Innovations assisting the disabled are discussed. Included: a Web site and TV show that help deaf schoolchildren; supported housing for young adults with developmental disabilities.
June 5, 2006
Deaf poet Marri Klassen is profiled. Klassen performed her poem “Who Am I?” in sign language with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra in 2004.
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