ConnectABILITY

Time and time again, people with a developmental disability and their families have stated that there is a need to be able to connect with each other on a regular basis. In a survey ConnectABILITY.ca conducted in 2011, 77% of …
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Diversity is our reality but inclusion is a conscious choice that we must make to ensure that every person feels welcome and accepted. When people feel included they participate, contribute and express themselves safely and freely. Diversity makes us better …
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NEVER give out any personal information such as your address, telephone number, or the name and location of your workplace NEVER agree to get together with someone you ‘meet’ online without taking a trusted friend or family member with you …
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Cell Phone context Story My name is John. I am 47 years old and I would like to tell you about the financial trouble that I got into as a result of having a cell phone. My girlfriend at the …
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Whether you have a disability pension (for example, Ontario Disability Support Pension – ODSP) or you receive a pay cheque from employment, the money you have available to use is likely limited. When you do not have access to unlimited …
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High school is more than just about attending classes. It is also about exploring your interests, developing skills, establishing social relationships (independent of your family circle) and having fun! Activities and experiences at this time can help us figure out …
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The most exciting part of creating a plan is the opportunity to dream, develop goals and brainstorm all of the potential possibilities that motivate a person. On the flip side, and not necessarily as exciting, is having to look at …
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