Community News

WORKSHOPS FOR PARENTS OF TEENS WITH CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS: To explore parenting challenges, learn mindfulness skills, gain knowledge of the adult heath care system, and feel better prepared for the transition! Read more »

Surviving Huronia is an event that tells the story of the experience of Huronia through first-hand accounts by some of the people who survived it.

Surviving Huronia will showcase textile art, woodwork, photographs, audio-recordings, and stories by former HRC residents including Marie Slark, Patricia Seth, and Brian Logie. This show will also feature a film about Slark’s textile practice, a video of Wynne’s apology and survivors’ responses to it one year later, and a print-out of the names of those who died at Huronia, as well as some interactive activities for all ages. Read more »

The Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities researchers will be hosting 4 town halls between December and February that may be of interest to you. The Town Hall discussions will be conducted via videoconference and live webcast. These interactive sessions are free and all are welcome to attend. Read more »

Community Living Ontario and the Passport Mentoring Initiative are pleased to host the 6th Annual COMMence Conference (February 11 & 12th, 2015) for people supporting students who have an intellectual disability. Read more »

Where teens can make friends, learn, and practice social/life skills. Run by a licensed speech-language pathologist, and assisted by an occupational therapy student. Read more »

Supporting job seekers who have an intellectual disability looking to learn and develop their skills for employment success. Successful applicants (between the ages of 15 to 29) will have the opportunity to participate in an exciting two phase project. Read more »