My Lupus Story by Cassandra Pass

My name is Cassandra, and I’m a 28 year old woman, who has been diagnosed with lupus since I was 21. It’s been 7 years of daily struggle. I’d like to say I’ll start at the beginning, but for me, that’s not that easy. I lost a chunk of my memory due to Lupus Cerebritis, […]

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6th Annual Fasion Show – Rip The Runway Oct 7 2017

Please join us for our 6th annual fashion show – Rip The Runway on Oct 7 2017

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Partnership with Radicool

Lupus Canada has Partnered with Radicool

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INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PLAN

Source: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/speced/individu.html When an Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) identifies a student as an exceptional pupil, the principal must ensure that an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for that student is developed and maintained. An IEP must be developed with input from the parent(s)/guardian(s) and from the student if he or she is sixteen years […]

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TIPS FOR TEACHING CHILDREN AND TEENS ABOUT THEIR LUPUS

Source: http://www.resources.lupus.org/entry/teaching-children-and-teens-about-their-lupus Explaining lupus to a child who has been diagnosed with this disease can be intimidating and difficult, depending on their age and maturity level. The following are some strategies you can use when talking with your child about their lupus. You should also bring your child’s health care providers into the conversation during […]

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MY LUPUS STORY BY NAT SAMAROO

As a teenager we all expect to go to school be with our friends and have fun, figure out who and what we want to be. You know what they say those should be the best years of our lives, high school; parties, dating choosing a college and a career path, and just having a great […]

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Recipe: Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

10 servings Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins   Ingredients: 2 kiwis, peeled and diced 2 Golden Delicious apples – peeled, cored and diced 8 ounces raspberries 1 pound strawberries 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3 tablespoons fruit preserves, any flavor 10 (10 inch) flour tortillas butter flavored cooking spray 2 tablespoons […]

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Lupus in the Workplace

Source: https://www.lupuscanada.org/advokit-lupus-in-the-workplace/ If you have been diagnosed with lupus at a time in your life when work is important to you, adjusting to a new lifestyle can be an additional challenge. Almost everyone wants to work and to be productive. Working, whether it is in a paid job or volunteering, is very important to our […]

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What Teachers Should Know

Source: http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/lupus-factsheet.html Lupus is a disease that causes the immune system to mistakenly work against the body’s own tissues and attack healthy cells. Lupus can affect almost any organ. Symptoms of lupus — such as joint or muscle pain, extreme fatigue, rashes, mouth ulcers, and hair loss — can vary widely from person to person. […]

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My Lupus Story by Katherine Jarzecki

My name is Katherine Jarzecki. I am a 27 year old B.Sc graduate from McMaster University currently pursuing my second undergraduate degree in materials engineering at the same institution – I will be in my final year of studies starting in September 2017. I am also a Miss Universe Canada 2017 national finalist, a triathlete and […]

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