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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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…
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]