Research Study on Mothering and Disability


Are you a mother living with disabilities?

– Are you over 19?
– Are your children living with you (full time or part time), and under 19?
– Do you live in BC or Ontario?

Are you interested in talking about your experiences as a disabled mother?

If you are, Jewelles Smith, PHD (c) would like to hear from you, for a PHD research study titled: Understanding Systemic Barriers Experienced by Disabled Mothers in Canada: A Human Rights Inquiry into how Policy, Legislation and Media Influence Discrimination and Stereotypes of Disability and Mothering.

You are invited to participate in a 2-4 hour interview where you will be asked questions about your reproductive and mothering experiences.

To find out more about this study, contact:

Jewelles Smith, PHD (c)
UBC Centre of Inclusion and Citizenship (CIC)
UBC Okanagan 3333 University Way, Kelowna, V1V 1V7
Phone: 250-200-1200

For more information:

Dr. Rachelle Hole, Associate Professor
UBC Centre of Inclusion and Citizenship (CIC)
UBC Okanagan 3333 University Way, Kelowna, V1V 1V7
Phone: 250-807-8741

Study Participants Wanted: Spinal Cord Injury Self-Management Mobile App Study

Researchers from University of British Columbia are looking for volunteers to participate in a study examining the effectiveness of a self-management mobile app in individuals with spinal cord injuries.

For more info and to participate:…/2018/11/sci-self-management-mobile-app-2/

The Lind Prize: Accessibility Tour at The Polygon

The Polygon is pleased to offer an accessibility tour, recommended for visitors of all ages with vision loss, hearing impairment, or any other physical or social challenges. Led by an art professional, who will be speaking with a microphone, and accompanied by both a visual description guide and an ASL interpreter, this tour is designed to welcome all audiences to experience visual arts.

JUNE 6, 2019 AT 11:00 AM 
Admission is by donation, courtesy of BMO

To join the tour, meet on the 2nd floor at 10.50am. The tour will last approximately 1 hour.

The tour will guide visitors through The Lind Prize 2019. This exhibition features 11 emerging artists from British Columbia who specialise in photography, film, or video. One of these artists has been awarded the Lind Prize for 2019, a prize awarded annually to an emerging artist.


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