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Tactile books and wordless stories aimed at young people with disabilities are challenging perceptions of what it means to read Read more


Disabled artist Ophira Calof's autobiographical show with music needs more work and shaping Read more


Japanese film is an insightful and moving look at a young disabled artist's coming of age Read more

TIFF 2019


Tishan Baldeo

People who live with physical disabilities deal with a special set of challenges when dating online. Read more

Love and Sex


Jag Gundu / Roy Thomson Hall

Here's how Dream Serenade – the annual benefit to support children with developmental and physical disabilities and their caregivers – has grown every year. Read more


Judith Thompson and her RARE Theatre Company chew on meaty and moving monologues, but the idea of interweaving their stories feels contrived Read more


"When i looked in the mirror any tiny flaw was all I could see. I tied up a lot of my self-worth in that instead of thinking of myself as a divine creature." Read more

Love Your Body 1 Comments

"So many people don’t like the things that make them stand out, but I think we really need to embrace those differences and make them sparkle." Read more

Love Your Body


Invictus Toronto

Toronto is hosting 550 adaptive athletes from 17 countries this week. Here's why you should cheer them on Read more



Aaron Broverman

Haily Butler-Henderson filed a human rights complaint after a bar owner allegedly wouldn't let her use the washroom. The complaint raises an obvious question: why are so many of the city's bathrooms in basements, anyway? Read more

News 1 Comments

Documentarian and friend remembers the groundbreaking comedy giant Read more


For people in wheelchairs, seeing a movie in T.O.’s theatres can be an awkward, alienating experience Read more

Latest News & Features 2 Comments

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Courtesy of Tangled Art + Disability

Toronto artist's first solo show at Tangled Art + Disability offers unconventional but welcome perspectives on vaginas and menstruation Read more


"I couldn’t see myself going back to acting because I didn’t feel I had a place there. You don’t see a lot of people who look like me on the stage or on the screen, and sometimes you need those kinds of role models – to see yourself, to feel like you Read more

Love Your Body

"When you finally listen to what your body is saying, it's beautiful. You realize, 'Oh my gosh, I've been fighting you this entire time.'" Read more

Love Your Body 5 Comments

It is the only chance you have to appear before decision-makers and describe your situation in your own words. Read more



Aaron Broverman

Haily Butler-Henderson says the person working at Pentagram Bar and Grill was worried she could fall en route to the toilet and the business could be liable Read more

News 1 Comments

There are plenty of guys learning the submissions and chokes of a fighting style popularized by the UFC. But I also have cerebral palsy – that's when things start to get interesting. Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 1 Comments

Persimmon Blackbridge's Constructed Identities

Photo by DJ McCreary

New gallery gives unprecedented access to creators and gallery-goers with disabilities Read more