Be Inspired / VATTA Blog

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Hi everyone, Natalie here again! I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and have a happy 2017! The United Nation's International Day of Persons with Disabilities is every year on December 3rd. Corrine and Kaitlyn at CDSS nominated me to be showcased in the IDPD event...

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My Hometown is 100!

This summer was my hometown's centennial celebration. I was very lucky to have grown up in the small town of Milk River. I am thankful to have been treated the same as everyone else throughout my childhood and school days. Even still, after years of...

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Natalie Olson’s Trip to Japan

Hi everyone, Natalie here! I just got back from a trip to Tokyo, Japan and I want to tell you all about it. I had the opportunity to travel to Japan for a karate tournament with my Shintani team.  I love being part of the team,...

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World Down Syndrome Day in Lethbridge

Hey everyone! It's Brandon! This year I hosted a bowling event for World Down Syndrome Day here in Lethbridge, Alberta at Holiday Bowl. I invited people who have different abilities, their families, and some of their support staff. We played two games of 5 pin bowling,...

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