Alvin Arsenault is very impressed with the technological advances that make it easier for his wife to get out of the house. He’s also impressed with the way Ability New Brunswick has made it possible for him to access sophisticated new equipment and install it in his vehicle for the benefit of his wife, who uses a wheelchair. Alvin applied to Ability New Brunswick’s Vehicle Retrofit Program in 2022 for a special Link chair from Adapt Solutions, a company based in Quebec that … [Read more...] about Alvin’s story: Finding freedom for Doris
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Saying the two organizations share a common belief in the importance of a united voice and strength in numbers, the New Brunswick Union has selected Ability New Brunswick as its charity of choice for a three-year donation. The union, which represents more than 10,000 New Brunswickers in the province’s private and public sectors, has pledged that Ability New Brunswick will receive a yearly donation of $12,000 for the next three years. Susie Proulx-Daigle, president of the union, says … [Read more...] about New Brunswick Union salutes Ability NB with three-year gift
Kaitlyn Layden knows how to use her talents for speaking and writing to advocate for herself and others. The Saint John resident has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair but she does not allow physical challenges to get in the way of expressing her thoughts on the state of accessibility in New Brunswick and many other issues. Kaitlyn relies on Ability New Brunswick to help navigate the paths to assistance and support in New Brunswick. “I definitely rely on Ability New Brunswick for … [Read more...] about Kaitlyn’s story: Securing a brighter future