All entries tagged ‘Disability’

ArticleSharing the Fifth Space Experience

by Sarah, September 9, 2015

Watch Wendy, Bobae, Krista, Lisa Joy, and Janey share their experiences of Fifth Space at RDS4, a Design Symposium on Systems Change in Banff, Canada. Get the practitioner (rather than academic) perspective on design. Read on

  • tags:
  • systemic design
  • Disability
  • fifth space

ArticleKudoz Badging Ceremony 2015!

by Sarah , July 13, 2015

We wrapped up the trial period of Kudoz with a Badging Ceremony to celebrate our amazing Kudoers, Hosts, family members, caregivers, and staff members. Tons of things learned, and planned for the next stage. Read on

  • tags:
  • Kudoz
  • adult learning
  • badge
  • recognition
  • day program alternative
  • community inclusion
  • Canada
  • grounded change
  • Disability
  • prototyping

ArticleFalling Up

by Laura , June 26, 2015

I wanted to write something super honest, humble about our progress, share the process, and beyond—but I keep restarting it, feeling lost for words. Until I asked myself, "How are you feeling? No really, how are you doing?" Read on

  • tags:
  • Kudoz
  • transition
  • prototyping
  • sharing
  • blog
  • Disability
  • sector
  • non for profit
  • vancouver
  • Canada
  • Laura cuthbert
  • lauracuthbert
  • burnaby
  • yvr

ArticleKudoz TV, Episode 4: Learning for Two

by Sarah, June 6, 2015

Cassandra reviews footage from her stunt experience with Ben, and reflects on what makes a really great learning experience for two. See what Ben can learn in just one hour. Read on

  • tags:
  • prototyping
  • Disability
  • learning
  • Kudoz

ArticleFifth Space TV, Episode 4: The Pitch

by Sarah, June 6, 2015

Wendy and Sherri dive into idea generation, where they have to suspend judgement just long enough to come up with many possible solutions to their problem: living transitions for individuals with a cognitive disability. Watch as they pitch their first idea. Read on

  • tags:
  • prototyping
  • human resourcing
  • idea generation
  • Disability

StoryFay and Problem (re)Framing

by Sarah, June 6, 2015

Fay lives on her own and is lonely some of the time, but is she socially isolated? Find out how spending time with Fay helped us to re-frame the problem statement. Learn how we re-define problems using four rules of thumb. Read on

  • tags:
  • problem framing
  • ethnography
  • Disability
  • Starter Projects

ArticleKudoz TV, Episode 3: Host Party

by Sarah, May 20, 2015

Find out why Diana, Patrice, Hemant, Holly and Jessica are joining Kudoz as hosts. Experience hosting is a new role we're prototyping with 60+ community members, small business owners, and freelancers. Get a glimpse! Read on

  • tags:
  • prototyping
  • co-production
  • co-design
  • Disability

ArticleI'm getting older, and I'm getting dumber

by Laura , February 28, 2015

Each day after daycare, my Mum would arrive just before closing, tell me to gather my things, and ask me the same question, “what did you… Read on

  • tags:
  • Kudoz
  • theory of change
  • learning
  • Disability
  • Canada
  • vancouver
  • burnaby
  • outcomes

ArticleA new kind of prototyping

by Sarah, November 24, 2014

Read about our Kudoz and Fifth Space prototypes in British Columbia. Not only are we prototyping a new service, we're also prototyping a new kind of partnership, resource base, and scaling strategy. Read on

  • tags:
  • vancouver
  • social inclusion
  • prototoyping
  • capacity building
  • Disability
  • experiential learning

StoryJoe, the Maker

by Dan , April 10, 2014

Joe’s days are never quite the same: From feeling down and tired one day to performing at karaoke nights. Joe's stories gives us some clues about mechanisms of change like story editing, feedback, and contributing. Read on

  • tags:
  • Disability
  • Retirement
  • Penrith
  • Australia
  • welfare

Story"Who wouldn't want their kids to come good?"

by Dan , February 26, 2014

"Family carer?" Renée chuckles, "I guess that'd be me." She's been raising her 4 kids and a foster daughter. And puts a face on policies of 'Person-Centredness' and 'Independence' as she works her formal care shifts. But she'd rather celebrate Interdependence Day with her family and client friends. Read on

  • tags:
  • Disability
  • Community Care
  • Sydney
  • Australia

ArticleBurnaby Brief

by Sarah, February 19, 2014

Read about the people, the neighborhood, and the partners behind the Burnaby Starter Project. Read on

  • tags:
  • burnaby
  • Disability
  • connectedness