Stories of award-winning Independent Living

Stories of award-winning Independent Living

— Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Telegram stories featuring award winners of Independent Living Resource Centre Awards handed out at Government House Wednesday.

Jonah Browne with his Independent Living Young Leader Award.

Award winner tells employers to listen up

December 04, 2014 - 4 h 32

The winner of the Independent Living Young Leader Award for a young person with a disability, under 30 years of age, told The Telegram Wednesday he is still amazed by the lack of understanding for people...

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Award winner tells employers to listen up

Volunteer wants to make folk festival for all folks

December 05, 2014 - 4 h 32

What she received was encour­age­ment and support from a community of people ready to act on her idea of making the festival a truly accessible event for all members of society.

“So many...

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Reaching out to the hearing world

December 08, 2014 - 4 h 34

“We function in everyday life. We have no limitations,” said the 33-year-old, who has been deaf since birth.

“The problem is that society as a whole places barriers in front of us. We...

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Right on Target

December 06, 2014 - 4 h 44

But the 40-year-old told The Telegram this week it was nothing like what he had built it up to be.

“John (Pritchett, team leader of the department store on Stavanger Drive in St. John’s) called...

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Right on Target