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Picture the Possibilities: Behind the scenes

On Thursday, January 23, we all flew into Toronto. Usually we have meetings in January, but this time, we were doing something new and exciting! This year is the 10th anniversary of VATTA, so we wanted to do something special. We got to film a mini-documentary...

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Will Receives Mel Hebb Award

On June 1st, Will Brewer received a Mel Hebb Award in Halifax. His mom says: “There wasn't a dry eye in the house when Will delivered his speech at the Mel Hebb Awards Ceremony in the Red Room at the Nova Scotia Legislature. It was a...

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Tips for Advocating

Hey fellow self-advocates! In the past, we have gotten questions from you wondering how you can advocate in your communities. This means so much to VATTA because we want everyone to be advocating in their own community- that is how we make a more inclusive Canada! Now,...

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Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

Hey everyone! We were so happy to see all of the fun stuff you were up to for World Down Syndrome Day! Thank you to everyone for wearing their Lots of Socks, doing fun activities in their community, and sharing pictures on the internet! VATTA members...

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