Entries by Michael

Regina man with intellectual disability fulfills lifelong dream of working for fire department

Regina man with intellectual disability fulfills lifelong dream of working for fire department It hasn’t been easy for Peter Rhodes to finally arrive at his dream job, following in the footsteps of his father who used to be a firefighter. Jennifer Ackerman, Regina Leader-Post Updated: September 14, 2019 As a young child, a blast shook […]

I have allowed the practices of Gentle Teaching to bleed into all aspects of my life

When I started supporting with Creative Options Regina two years ago I had a very different understanding of Gentle Teaching. After supporting in this environment, having the pleasure of taking both Gentle Teaching Levels 1 & 2, as well as the countless other training’s provided by COR, I have completely transformed my understanding, and my […]

4to40 Transit Travel Training featured on Global News Regina

Regina program helps those with disabilities transition from Paratransit to city buses By Katelyn Wilson Reporter  Global News For people with disabilities, getting around the city can be daunting. But a unique program launched last year is making a difference in helping those individuals gain freedom and independence. The Travel Training Program started as a […]

Proud Recipient of the 2019 Prism Award

On May 2, COR was awarded the 2019 Prism Award by the International Coach Federation – Saskatchewan Charter Chapter. We are grateful for the support of the ICF and Shana Ring (Destination Leadership) for their ongoing support and guidance in nurturing a ‘Coaching Culture’ within COR. EMBRACING A COACHING CULTURE There’s a stigma in the […]

Gentle Teaching has helped me understand the importance of presence in a world that idealizes busyness.

Five years ago, I began supporting with COR and was introduced to Gentle Teaching for the first time. Unfortunately, I had to move from Regina soon after, so was only able to support for a few months. However, Gentle Teaching has stuck with me ever since. Since returning to COR in September, my understanding and […]

4to40 Selected as Recipient of India Night 2019

Campus For All After graduation from high school, students with intellectual disabilities have very few opportunities to further their education.  As a result, these young adults often find themselves ill-equipped for the workplace and lacking the skills that might otherwise provide important opportunities in life – such as employment.    The reality is that 80% of […]