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Pretty Amazing: How I Found Myself in the Downtown Eastside

Where to buy Teresa Pocock’s book. Pretty Amazing: How I Found Myself in the Downtown Eastside is available on: Amazon.com (Pretty Amazing) Kindle (Pretty Amazing) Apple iBook (Pretty Amazing) Amazon.ca (Pretty Amazing) Book Description: What does Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside look

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I’m Living Proof that Ontario Goofed When They Disabled my Human Rights

I’m living proof that Ontario goofed when they disabled my human rights. Please sign my petition demanding an apology from the Ontario Government at Change.org Read the BC Civil Liberties letter to Ontario Ministry of Health re: Violation of Teresa Pocock’s Human Rights

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BCCLA writes to Ontario Ministry of Health re: Violation of Teresa Pocock’s #HumanRights

Who is willing to stand up to defend and assert the human rights of the intellectually disabled? A tragic wrong occurred when Teresa Pocock was forced into an Ontario long-term care home in 2013 against her will. Despite Teresa’s many

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“I Am Alive” by Teresa Pocock

“I Am Alive” is the opening poem from Teresa’s new book, Pretty Amazing. It packs added punch when you know, that just a few years ago, her future was written off. But now Teresa has been “reborn” in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. And

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Pretty Amazing: How I Found Myself in the Downtown Eastside

Read all about Teresa’s Pretty Amazing book launch which took place at Gallery Gachet on June 29, 2016. BOOK DESCRIPTION – Pretty Amazing: How I Found Myself in the Downtown Eastside What does Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside look like through the eyes of an

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Teresa’s Happy Dance at Change.org

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! Teresa dances and celebrates as she follows and counts every supporter at Change.org. Please sign Teresa’s petition at Change.org

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Teresa is power-walking to protect Human Rights for all people with disabilities!

Please sign Teresa’s petition at Change.org Teresa Power Walks: Forced into a Nursing Home at 49. Now She’s Free! Watch Teresa Pocock ‘power walk’ — and ask yourself how anyone could think she belongs in a nursing home! It is

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Toronto Star: Teresa’s passport to a new life with Down syndrome

Toronto Star: Teresa’s passport to a new life with Down syndrome,

Great story in the Toronto Star by Antonia Zerbisias about Teresa and her adventures “power-walking” toward independent living! Teresa’s passport to a new life with Down syndrome March 29, 2014 Antonia ZerbisiasPosted with permission from Toronto Star Teresa Pocock is

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I Love My Human Rights

Teresa Pocock: I Love My Human Rights

I love my human rights. Please don’t take them away just because I have Down syndrome. Please sign Teresa Pocock’s petition demanding an apology from the CCAC and Rekai Centre at Change.org. Thank you.

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Toronto Central CCAC Apologizes to Teresa

CCAC Apologizes

Just two days after Teresa launched her Change.org petition the Toronto Central CCAC (Community Care Access Centre) has stepped forward with an apology. Toronto Central CCAC CEO Stacey Daub writes: Teresa I am very sorry for what has happened to

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