Michael Bergman is a beloved member of the DASCH community and the 2020 recipient of the DASCH Merit Award. Michael was supposed to receive this award at the Possibilities Gala originally scheduled for Thursday, September 17. Due to Covid-19, the Possibilities Gala has been postponed to April 23, 2021- but that isn’t stopping us from […]
The DASCH Foundation is proud to be partnering with Salisbury House in a new #SalsPayitForward campaign.
DASCH was recently featured in the Winnipeg Free Press talking about our cautious introduction of home visits, as the provincial government relaxes visiting restrictions at care homes.
DASCH is excited to announce Nurse Next Door as a new expansion of the organization. Nurse Next Door is dedicated to delivering individualized and quality home care options to seniors in the community.
DASCH Chief Executive Officer, Karen Fonseth, was recently interviewed by the Winnipeg Free Press and spoke to what DASCH is doing to help our individuals and their families adjust to the new normal.
A DASCH Direct Support Worker is responsible for providing individualized support, maintenance of a safe and comfortable home and providing regular access to the community for people receiving services.
A vocational training program suited for those with an intellectual disability.
DASCH’s Vision is to build and inspire a community of inclusion where people with intellectual disabilities are valued and enabled to live to their full potential.
DASCH’s Zones of Regulation Curriculum was created to help students find success at home, in school, and in the community. DASCH SSRS Manager Michelle McCreight has been implementing and adapting this program with fantastic results.
As we celebrate the back to school season, we’ve got a story out of Kansas. An incredible example of a young man offering a simple act of kindness that made a huge positive impact on someone’s life.
Anyone can play a role in making their community a better place through simple acts of kindness and inclusion. DASCH is proud to celebrate and encourage these acts by sharing inspiring stories from around the world, the DASCH community, and from you!
The Centre for Inclusion & Citizenship in Canada defines employment as “…an important milestone for all individuals, regardless of ability. Employment is a social determinant of health, contributing to improved physical and mental health, including self-esteem, confidence, and greater life satisfaction.