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“My double lung transplant journey… over the last 9 years!!”

If you didn’t know already, we know some pretty incredible youth on Upopolis. Just when you think you’re having a hard day, you hear about the incre...Read More

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The role of child life ONLINE! What does a child life specialist do on Upopolis?

Kids’ Health Links Foundation employed child life specialists online long before the COVID-19 pandemic was a thing. 12 months ago, if you didn’t know about Upop...Read More

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Youth Takeover! “The Social Model, Oversimplified” by Caelin

The way both disabled, and non-disabled people view disability can vary greatly. Different people with different mindsets, upbringings, lived or learned experie...Read More

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5 interventions to get the youth in your life TALKING!

Sometimes, as an adult, it may be challenging to connect with youth. As youth grow older, they’re finding their independence. It’s natural for them to begin to ...Read More

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Gender pronouns: What are they, how to use them, and what to do if you make a mistake

Over the last couple weeks, our LGBTQ2S+ & U group on Upopolis has been talking about gender pronouns. Gender pronouns are words someone would like others t...Read More

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Youth Living with Crohn’s: A Podcast Takeover by our Intern

Last week, I had the opportunity to do a Upopolis podcast takeover and got an inside look into the world of two incredible youth with Crohn’s, Meghan and Rebecc...Read More