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Miami Press Release

Miami prepares for Hurricane Shawn Fredericton, NB — Local Psychotherapist and Parenting Expert will speak as a guest lecturer at the University of Miami in Coral Gables Florida on September 20th, 2018. Shawn Smith, founder of Don’tdis-my-ability™has quickly emerged as a North American thought leader in the area of Neurodiversity. He was invited to share […]

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The YouTube Transcription Hack Video

As an individual with ADHD an attentive type one of my biggest challenges is getting my ideas of thoughts from my head and onto paper or the computer screen. The minute I go to do that it seems like all my thoughts and ideas get all jumbled up. I often say that my fingers just […]

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Rudolph, a Shining Example of Neurodiversity

Rudolph, a Shining Example of Neurodiversity   Growing up, one of my favourite childhood Christmas movies was Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Larry Roemer, 1964). I loved it so much I bought the box set in my early 20’s. I couldn’t identify why I was drawn to this movie until I was diagnosed with ADHD Inattentive […]

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Interviews / Press

2017 National Startup Canada Resilient Entrepreneur Award Recipient celebrated-ottawa 2017 Startup Canada Awards Press Releas Huddle.Today: Fredericton’s Don’t dis-my-ability takes home Startup Canada Award 3 East Coasters Win Startup Canada Awards CTV Morning Live Atlantic Television Interview with Alyse Hand CTV Morning Live Atlantic Television Interview viagrageneriquefr24.com with Heidi Petracek Huddle Today Online Publication “What […]

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Fresh off my national Startup Canada Award

Fresh off my national Startup Canada Award   Fresh off my national Startup Canada Award, November turned out to be one of my busiest months. Two speaking engagements and a handful of interview requests kept me busier than usual. December won’t let up and I wouldn’t have it any other way.       Last week […]

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Startup Canada Awards

Startup Canada Awards

 

I raised enough money through my GoFundMe profile to attend the Startup Canada Awards on October 19th, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario. I was nominated for the National Startup Canada Resilient Entrepreneur Award. Awarded to an entrepreneur with a visible or non-visible disability who has impacted Canadian entrepreneurship through exemplary activities and leadership of their companies.

Thank you to everyone who generously donated money, I hope it was worth the investment. I am extremely fortunate to have such amazing people around me who believe in who I am and what I offer the world.

 

And, the winner is…

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Trailblazing2017 Dr. Temple Grandin

Trailblazing2017 with Dr. Temple Grandin   I’ve known for a year that I would meet Dr. Temple Grandin at Trailblazing2017. Like a kid waiting for Christmas to arrive, it seemed like forever and a day. But, the time passed. And, during this time a lot of amazing opportunities presented themselves. One in particular, is the […]

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Invest in yourself and others will too!

Invest in yourself and others will too!   Today was an important day for Don’t dis-my-ability. I drove 5 hours each way to do a live 5 minute interview on CTV Morning Live which is broadcast on the East Coast of Canada. I’ve been interviewed on podcasts, featured in online magazines and local talk shows […]

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Video Update

Check out this video update! Hi everyone I just wanted to make a quick video to say thank you for all of your support without you there would be no me. I really appreciate you subscribing to my emails and following me on social media and sharing everything that I put out it really means […]

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Temple Grandin – #JobCreatorsRadio

Temple Grandin – #JobCreatorsRadio   I founded Don’t dis-my-ability in 2014 and in just a few years I’ve come a long way. From being a relative unknown to interviewing someone that I have admired for a long time, Dr. Temple Grandin. Tune into #JobCreatorsRadio on September 4th, 2017 at 11 am (EST) to catch the live […]

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