Career Month – Amplify Your Career through Vision Boards

The verb amplify means to crank up the volume. Speakers amplify, or raise, the volume of the noise coming through a microphone so that everyone at the rock show can hear. I feel like my career can probably be defined as a rock show for sure! Sometimes it’s up sometimes it’s down. In the melody […]

Celebrating NDEAM Light It Up!

Recognizing NDEAM Light It Up! October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an annual campaign to promote disability inclusion. October 21st is Light It Up for NDEAM – in purple and blue – and the theme this year is Engaging Talent in the Disability Inclusion Evolution. PPRC is taking this opportunity to celebrate the talent pool […]

Working in Radio

MentorAbility is a program designed to match Protégés (persons with a disability interested in a career path) with Mentors (people within that career path that are willing to provide access so that the protégé may better understand the career choice). Performance Plus Rehabilitative Care Inc. (PPRC) is a vocational rehabilitation company that works with MentorAbility […]

Thoughts of A Guide Dog

Hi, nice to meet you, I am a guest blogger for PPRC and I would like to talk about work. Specifically, about being a guide dog.  Most people are into words and how we use language, so they use the term Service Dog, but let’s get one thing straight at the start.  A Guide dog guides a […]

Success through Inclusive Partnerships

Let’s talk about working together, about how helping persons with disabilities obtain work requires a willing employer.  PPRC has been working to find jobs for persons with disabilities for twenty-four years.  We know that our success depends on employers who are willing to look for talent in non-traditional places.  Employers who think outside the box, who want good […]

Career Planning

The age-old questions, what do I want to do? What do I like?  What can I do?  Questions that have been asked from the time we are young and continue into adulthood. I remember being in school and being told I need to decide what I wanted to do so I can plan my education and pick the […]

Disability and Etiquette Awareness

Blog #5 – Disability and Etiquette Awareness Disability etiquette is a set of guidelines dealing specifically with how to approach a person with a disability. Disability Awareness means educating people regarding disabilities and giving people the knowledge required to carry out a job or task thus separating good practice from poor. (Jun 10, 2018 – […]

The Benefits of Collaboration

Hi Folks. I am taking this blog to talk about the Performance Plus Rehabilitative Care Inc. (PPRC) practice of supporting students in the Co-op program at local colleges and universities. We have supported students from Ottawa and Laurentian Universities and Université du Québec en Outaouais, as well as, Algonquin and Herzing Colleges in Ottawa.  PPRC has provided opportunities to […]

Mental Health #GetLoud

Mental Health, two words, words that mean so much, words that can define a person in either a positive or negative sense. Words that can stop people from engaging in life, stop companies from hiring, stop friends from calling, stop a conversation dead in its’ tracks. Let’s talk mental health. What is your gut response? […]