Planned Virtual Programs for People with Disabilities

The program coordinators of the affiliated Societies we support have been working hard to pivot our programs to virtual delivery and to reach out and check-in with participants and volunteers. Below you will see a list of the ways the affiliated Societies will be delivering programs – follow us on social media to learn more.

In the meantime, we hope to see you online at one of our various virtual programs.

British Columbia Mobility Opportunities Society

  • Customized one-on-one online personal training with a certified personal trainer from the comfort of your home
  • Adapted fishing education with former Paralympian and accessibility advocate, Mike Stiles


  • COVID-19 Resource Hub for people with physical disabilities
  • Virtual Abilities Expo Events where we bring you service providers, vendors, presenters and performers online
  • Speakers Bureau where professional speakers present on various topics including:
    • Breaking down the barriers of isolation: How to support people with physical disabilities in your community during COVID-19
    • New Reality: Discovering value of remote and flexible work to engage people with disabilities in the workforce
    • Tools and technologies for people with disabilities working from home

Disabled Independent Gardeners Association

  • Online gardening hub with instructional workshops, resources for adapted tools, and home and window gardening projects

Disabled Sailing Association of British Columbia

  • Adapted sailing education on the Martin 16 sailboat, equipment and techniques
  • Try an online sailing simulator

Tetra Society of North America

  • Utilize netCle, an adapted devise that controls a keyboard and mouse for people with mobility
  • Challenges
  • Virtual Coordinators are ready to help with designing and building an assistive device – check out TetraBase for a catalogue of DIY devices

Vancouver Adapted Music Society

  • VAMS’ new podcast is launching soon so you can get to know and listen to local musicians in your living room!