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July 25, 2014

The Conference Board of Canada recently conducted research on the benefits of accessible work environments.  As a result of the research, The Conference Board concludes that despite the fact that people with disabilities represent 13.7 per cent of the Canadian population, employers are not tapping into this pool of employable and skilled workers.  However, workers with disabilities are three times more likely to be unemployed, compared to workers without disabilities.

July 25, 2014

On July 22, the Select Committee on Developmental Services released a report containing several important recommendations for the improvement of disabilities services. The report itself contains 45 suggestions for change with their first priority being the elimination of waiting lists for individuals waiting to receive developmental and intellectual disability support and services from the government of Ontario. 

July 25, 2014

September marks the start of a brand new school year for many students, however, for some parents, it represents uncertainty. For parents of children with developmental and intellectual disabilities, finding a school that is the right fit for their child can be quite the challenge.

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