The Sunflower Lanyard – Supporting Hidden Disabilities

History of the Sunflower Lanyard ProgramThe Sunflower Lanyard program was introduced in 2016 at London Gatwick Airport,initially designed to identify passengers with hidden disabilities who may requireadditional assistance while traveling. Its creators aimed to provide a subtle yet visiblemeans for airport staff to recognize that the wearer may need extra help, time, orunderstanding while navigating […]

Finding a place to shine your light

Amidst the bustling communities of southwestern Ontario, there exists a special place where individuals with developmental disabilities find connection and purpose – welcome to Adults in Motion. Founded in 2009 by the compassionate and dedicated Rodd and Shelley Murphy, this day program has become a guiding light for those seeking connection, growth, and a place […]

Bless the Murphys

staff with adults with disabilities

Submitted by an Adults in Motion Family…. As we approach our 10th anniversary at Adults In Motion, we reflect on how grateful we are for the last 10 years of superb care and lasting friendships. From Jane and Rodd, in the very beginning, to presently Stephanie, Laura, Emily, Heather and Rachel. Coming out of high […]

On-Line Workshop: Feelings & Coping in COVID

Adults in Motion has partnered with Trillium Support Services to bring you a special Adults in Motion virtual workshop.  For 2 evenings, join our Director Rodd Murphy and Nicole Staples Dorey (Trillium) to explore; your feelings throughout COVID, supports in your life you can turn to and strategies to help cope with our changing world.  […]

COVID ‘Face-Covering’ Opinions

The government of Canada has advice for us to wear ‘face masks’ to stop the spread of germs during COVID-19.  I totally get this and advocate for the same.  But I personally have asked some recent questions about whether  ‘face shields’ are just as efficient as ‘face masks’ in stopping the spread?   To me, ‘face […]

cAIMbridge saves the day!

friends with adults with disabilities

Did you know there are hero’s among us!? Dressed in everyday AIM clothing? Check out this story…. For three years, Cambridge staff and participants have been taking pride in their weekly Meals on Wheels delivers.  This volunteer placement began when the program first opened. At the time, there were fewer participants, so it seemed like […]

Did you know it’s PWS month!?

rock your socks with adults with disabilities

Do you know what PWS is?  Did you know we’re celebrating awareness this month for a syndrome that affects 1 in every 15,000 people?   Pradar-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic disorder, and because it’s so rare it’s even more important to promote awareness and advocacy!  PWS is most commonly known for affecting appetite regulation, […]

‘Blue’ Day for Autism!

staff with adults with disabilities

How did you celebrate WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY!? Did you wear blue?!… We did! Each April 2nd the autism awareness campaign works to  raise awareness and increase  understanding and acceptance of people with autism. Many of our friends at Adults in Motion live with autism and we’ve learned and continue to learn so much from […]

Rock Your Socks

rock your socks adults with developmental disabilities

Fifty moms and fifty kids share one tiny thing in common… 1 extra chromosome!  To celebrate this year’s March 21st ‘Down Syndrome Day’ these families made a carpool karaoke tribute to their amazing little humans.  While staff at Adults in Motion rocked their socks (another way to celebrate down syndrome awareness) these beautiful people were […]

Volunteer with Adults in Motion