"These six F-words won't fill up your swear jar: What do the F-words mean to youth with impairments?" Video from CP-NET

What do the "F-words" - Function, Family, Fitness, Fun, Friends and Future - mean to young people with CP and other disabilities? 

CP-NET is proud to present a brand new video based on the "F-words" concept.

This video was created in close partnership with Ontario youth with disabilities, with

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Karren Visser, photographer

Karren Visser, photographer

Karren writes: My entire life I have looked through a lens – thick glasses as a child and contacts lenses from the age of fourteen.

An extremely myopic world in its often two-dimensional form has shaped my way of being, how I focus on my surroundings, which until the age of five I was unable to see

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The Embodied Mind, Revised Edition: Cognitive Science and Human Experience -By Francisco J. Varela, Evan Thompson and Eleanor Rosch

From the MIT Press: ‘This classic book, first published in 1991, was one of the first to propose the “embodied cognition” approach in cognitive science.

'It pioneered the connections between phenomenology and science and between Buddhist practices and science—claims that have since become highly inf

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UK: Helping only one in eight disabled people who want to work is not good enough. It leaves seven out of eight without help.

UK: Helping only one in eight disabled people who want to work is not good enough. It leaves seven out of eight without help.

ERSA (Employment Related Services Association) says:

 

‘Young jobseekers with disabilities and health conditions need tailored, localised support to move towards and into work.

'The size of the new Work and Health Programme means only one in eight disabled people who want to work will have spec

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Australia - Building capability in NSW health services for people with intellectual disability: the Essentials

The purpose of the Essentials is to help improve health services to people with intellectual disability in NSW.

This resource will guide health services sector staff and other service providers to better understand and meet the complex and multiple health needs of people with an intellectual disabil

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Beyond Happiness: Deepening the Dialogue between Buddhism, Psychotherapy and the Mind Sciences - by Gay Watson

From the publisher: 'Contemporary mind sciences are revealing facts about the brain and its development that have much to teach us about health and happiness.

'For a greater part of the twentieth century, psychology and psychotherapy had little to say to one another. Despite Freud's early wish to co

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