Web stores that are created, owned, and operated by people with disabilities. These people sell original Canadian art work from artists in their local area.
Riding provides general exercise, recreation and sense of achievement. In addition, riding provides independence from artificial aids such as crutches and wheelchairs allowing access over uneven ground, into fields and forest where new sights, sounds and smells stimulate the senses.
Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association
3330 - 256th Street, Langley, BC Canada V4W 1Y4
Tel: (604) 857-1267
Plan Institute invites you to join with other care-giving individuals and couples who are looking for a renewed sense of self and deeper intimacy with their partners, friends and community.
Works to encourage the integration of people with disabilities into the creative, artistic and social life of Canadian communities, by assisting in the development and presentation of festivals celebrating disability arts and culture, and providing informative sessions, workshops, classes, performances and exhibits for and by Canadian artists with disabilities.
Dates: March 1st and 25th, April 1st, 8th, and 29th
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Richmond Centre for Disability
100 - 5671 No. 3 Road, Richmond
Please contact RCD Front Desk at 604-232-2404 to sign up. No drop ins!
Cowichan Therapeutic Riding
Services include therapeutic riding, therapeutic horsemanship, para-equestrian sport, adapted equestrian vaulting, and stable management vocational development interventions as well as horse camps for children of all abilities.
BC Wheelchair Sports
BC & Alberta Guide Dogs breeds, raises and professionally trains Guide Dogs for individuals who are blind/visually-impaired, and Autism Support Dogs for children with moderate to profound autism aged 3-10 and their families.
Youth Program provides a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, two-spirit, intersex, queer, and questioning youth 14 to 25 years of age to hang out, find resources, share experiences, develop leadership skills, and get support.
Assistive Listening Devices
Enabling Devices is a company dedicated to developing affordable learning and assistive devices to help people of all ages with disabling conditions.
IZ Adaptive Clothing
Featuring a collection of fashionable apparel for women and men who have a physical disability and use a wheelchair.
24/7 On-site repair and rental for your wheelchair, scooter, or mobility equipment.
604-200-0119 or 1-877-943-3501
Allows post-secondary students or recent graduates with disabilities to upload their resumes, as well as search and apply online for internships and employment. 613-380-8065, Toll-Free: 1-877-670-1256
GimpGirl’s brings women with disabilities together in the spirit of support, positivity and inclusivity.
What Can You Bring When Travelling?
Avoid surrendering items and guarantee that your valuables make it through security screening with you.
Not sure if your medical equipment will pass screening? Call ahead to find out at 1-888-294-2202 (toll-free), 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST
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Reading by way of Assistive Media is great! It's like getting an audio magazine anthology but not having to send it back or throw away the tape or CD and clutter the environment. And it's such a friendly way to read, too. Being able to E-mail comments and get answers about them gives the whole process a wonderful family mood.
Equine assisted therapy has long been recognized as an excellent means of providing physical, psychological, social and recreational benefits to children and adults with disabilities. Balance and coordination, increased confidence, group activity and excitement of movement "free of any mechanical aids" are some of the many benefits. 604-530-8717
BC Mobility Opportunities Society
British Columbia Mobility Opportunities Society (BCMOS) is an independent non-profit society dedicated to enriching the lives of people with physical disabilities through wilderness recreation.
Hike - Gabe Frame - 604-222-1312
Kayak - Eric Molendyk - 604-688-6464 ext. 117
Purchase a TrailRider
Stephen Hunter - 604-688-6464 ext. 132
Vancouver Inspiration Pass
The Vancouver Inspiration Pass is a free cultural and recreational pass program that allows families and teens to get out and explore their city in a whole new way. 604-331-3603
Disabled Independent Gardeners
Do you have a disability? Do you think gardening is out of reach?
The Disabled Independent Gardeners Association can help you. 604-688-6464
Disabled Sailing Association of BC
Disabled (or adaptive) sailing, promotes freedom and independence. Even people with no movement below the neck are able to sail by themselves, with the use of sip ‘n’ puff technology. 604-222-3003
Canadian Assisted Travel Society
You can’t travel because you need an attendant to travel with you and the expenses are just too high. Well, check out the link below, they just might be able to help! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Access to Recreation
Adaptive Recreation and Exercise Equipment for the Physically Challenged
Community Living BC
Helping to find housing options that encourage independence while meeting an individuals’ unique needs.
Connections with community services to support individuals, families or caregivers
Community inclusion supports that focus on employment, social and life skills. 604-664-0101, Toll free: 1-877-660-2522
College of Occupational Therapists
To verify if an occupational therapist is registered call the college office at:
(250) 386-6822 or at 1-866-386-6822 (toll-free in B.C.),
or email: email@example.com.
Provide information/referral, advice/summary service and full representation to tenants and advocates across British Columbia in the area of residential tenancy law.
604-255-0546 | 1-800-665-1185
Mon - Fri: 8am - 4pm