While at the Social Service Sector Forum last week, I had the opportunity to sit with Lydia Kang from the Family Support Institute of BC who introduced us all at the table to an initiative that is very close to her heart: MyBookletBC. Lydia is a parent advocate for her daughter and has developed an exceptionally ingenious idea for supporting someone with special needs. After further investigation, we can see how this concept could be expanded to support anyone who needs support and must share the same information repeatedly.
The best description comes from the www.MyBookletBC.com website:
MyBooklet BC is A FREE online tool that families and people with disabilities can use to create a beautiful and personalized information booklet for a loved one or for themselves.
- Are you tired of constantly repeating your "story" to doctors, teachers, therapists, friends and family?
- Do you wish all your important information was in one document?
- Do you wish you could share more than just the medical and diagnostic facts?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, you'll want YOUR OWN myBooklet now!