Remember Maslow (or perhaps this is your first encounter with him)? 40 years ago, when I took my nursing degree, we had a class in Human Psychology which taught Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. For some reason, that class stands out in my memories and over the years I frequently thought about this theory. Maslow’s hierarchy […]
About Brenda MacLauchlan
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Entries by Brenda MacLauchlan
You never know where your connection with Astonished! will take you. Have you ever been to a drift race? While she was a student at the University of Regina, Kaylah Zahara, Drop Dead Drift Team Manager, was introduced to Astonished! by A! Student Researcher Avery Ottenbreit. Recently Kaylah came to us with the proposal that […]
“I believe that Universities should not reflect the society we live in. They should reflect the society we WANT to live in.” This is how Dr. Vianne Timmons began her address to the community gathered at the University of Regina (U of R) on June 2, 2015 to celebrate the signing of a five year Memorandum […]
I am a Student Researcher in the Astonished! Teaching and Learning Centre (A!TLC). I graduated from Grenfell High Community School in 2011. I am the youngest in my family (except for my dog). I have two sisters and one brother. I also have one niece Zoey who I like to cheer on at baseball games. […]
Ruth Blaser writes…..After six years in my role as Co-Chair and then Chair of the Astonished! Board of Connectors I am thrilled to announce that, as of the AGM 2015, Dr. Brenda Rossow-Kimball is our new Chair of the Astonished! Board. I am moving to the position of Past-Chair (for one year) with responsibility for […]
I was introduced to Astonished! initially through my friend Sue Bland’s blog. She had been doing some work with one of the researchers and Kennen Dorgan’s picture appeared on her blog. I had known Kennen and her family when I lived in Grenfell so I was very interested in her connection with Astonished! I did […]
An animated movie, really, are we going to watch an animated movie about a plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes? I expected to be bored; instead I was fascinated, both by the movie and by the group of […]
University of Regina Social Work practicum student, Jessica Trevors, and A! Student Researcher, Kelsey Culbert, were photographed by A! Student Researcher, Rebekah Lindenbach, as part of a workshop on creating great photos with your iPad. At Astonished! we are using technology to tell our stories, to learn from others, to connect with the wider world, […]
Pascal Erickson – Just Saying……. I graduated from Campbell Collegiate in 2005. Since April 12th 2007 I have been conducting my life from Wascana Rehabilitation Centre in Regina. People say I am an excellent conductor, organizing and scheduling things I want in my life. I love music, especially country and rock. My dad and I […]
The Next Chapter Book Club Facilitators, Morgan Campbell, Courtney Keith, Ashelee Longmore, Ella McIntyre, Janelle Thompson and Lindsay Torrie accept the Circle of Friends Award a the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards gala. (Photo: CTV) Congratulations to Ella McIntyre, A! program staff, for recognition of her volunteer work with the Regina and District Association for […]
We work in inclusive community to address barriers facing young adults with complex physical disAbilities (core members) by creating opportunities for teaching and learning, social, recreational and cultural engagement, and for employment and housing.
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University of Regina
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Regina, SK S4S 0A2
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