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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

Career

Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

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What’s in a Name? How I Came to Terms With Labelling Myself as a Person With a Disability

DiversityandInclusion

If you were to see me on campus, you wouldn’t know that I had a disability. I do not use a wheelchair nor do I have a seeing eye dog.  I have an invisible disability.

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Disclosing Disability

I am Able

Living with a mental illness or any invisible disability comes with many challenges. One of the most prominent is whether or not one should disclose their status to others. 

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Nondisabled Privilege: What is it?

Disabilities

Privilege shapes our world in both visible and "invisible" ways. Jien discusses the ways in which privilege is granted to the nondisabled, and how acknowledging this privilege is one way we can all help. 

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Don't Judge A Job By Its Cover

Student Spotlight

I was hesitant to accept a co-op position because I thought that the skills I would obtain would not at all be relevant to my career path. As it turns out, I learned that trying out things that do not appeal to you 100% at the beginning is often a risk worth taking. Here's my story.

By: Jennifer Miller 7287 reads | 0 comments
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