Teresa Heartchild: See the Ability

Follow Teresa on Instagram @TeresaHeartchild

The book is out! Read how Teresa escaped from a long-term care institution ten years ago.
Freeing Teresa: A True Story about My Sister and Me

BC Human Rights Commissioner Celebrates: Champions for Change

“Born to Represent” Art Exhibition by Teresa Heartchild presented by PLAN

Deep Down Arts, Merida, Mexixo. Thank you to Canada Council and Spectrum

Review: “Outsider Artist” by Galleries West Magazine.

Totally Amazing: Free to be me. Book launch and opening at Gallery Gachet, August 2, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm

Teresa at Outsider Arts Festival: “I am a self-advocate. And I speak up!”

Photos: “Musical Eggs” premiere at the Emerge Festival Showcase

Vancouver Foundation Celebrates Teresa Heartchild’s Artistic Ability During Canadian Down Syndrome Week!
Pretty Amazing: How I found myself in the Downtown Eastside
Ontario Government apologizes to Teresa Heartchild: 4 Signs of Change
Pretty Amazing in Megaphone Magazine

Pretty Amazing

What does Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside look like through the eyes of an artist—an artist who also happens to have Down syndrome? Teresa Heartchild’s colourful art and poetry let’s us see, hear and feel it from her unique viewpoint.Pretty Amazing: How I Found Myself…

Teresa’s Story

Teresa and her sister Franke James, presented her story to the Ontario Government’s Select Committee on Developmental Services on January 21, 2014.Teresa’s Story: Crisis Capacity and Courage

Teresa’s Petition

26,000 people signed Teresa’s petition requesting an apology from the Ontario government. On July 22, 2016, two and half years after her forced placement, Ontario Health Minister, Dr. Eric Hoskins apologized to Teresa.Teresa’s Petition on Change.org

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