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Happily Employed Former Client

“Seeking help is challenging for anyone but this is especially true when you have a disability. There is a cruel stigma on people with disabilities. We are judged before opportunities are even presented; for something we cannot control, for something we have no choice in. This is

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The Role of Art Therapy in Mental Health & Recovery

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Article submitted by Jane Upson, Freelance Writer One in 10 Canadians have a disability that limits their daily lifestyle and ability to work. According to Disability Credit Canada, 69% of small businesses in Canada claim to have never hired an individual with a disability.  In fact, only 1 in

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Wyatt’s CCRW Experience

“After I moved to St. John’s, I was really struggling a bit with anxiety and wondering who I was now, as an adult. Sometimes you can’t really trust your own instincts when your mental health kind of spirals off a bit. CCRW was the leverage I needed

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5th Annual Autism Awareness 5k Run (or 1k Walk)

Please join us in a 5k run or 1 k walk this Sunday at Haydenshore Park in Whitby in support of Autisms Angels 5th Annual run/walk for Autism Awareness! Lace up your runners, bring the whole family and support a great cause! Staff of CCRW will be

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Disabilities Mentoring Day

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Prepare for Potential…PREPARE FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES October 25, 2017 www.disabilitiesmentoringday.ca Take Part in… A day of job shadowing to help increase experience in ‘real life’ knowledge, responsibility and focus which translates into an increased level of confidence  and awareness of what is required to do the job.

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Academic accommodation: New OHRC inquiry report on systemic barriers for post-secondary students with mental health disabilities

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released With learning in mind, a new inquiry report that describes systemic barriers that students with mental health disabilities experience in post-secondary schools. It also outlines the changes the OHRC called for in college and university policies and programs, and the

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Dear Everybody,

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It’s time: Kids and young adults with disabilities raise their voices to challenge disability stigma ‘Dear Everybody’ is the start of a national movement launched by Holland Bloorview focused on ending the cycle of disability stigma and breaking down barriers and bias TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – August 28,

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Study: Women in Canada: Women with Disabilities

Statistics Canada has released this study today. Today, Statistics Canada releases a new chapter, “Women with Disabilities,” from the publication Women in Canada: A Gender-based Statistical Report. This chapter provides a broad statistical portrait of women with disabilities. Where relevant, comparisons are made in the study between

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People in Motion CCRW Job Fair

CAREER FAIR for Persons with Disabilities  Friday May 26th – 10:00am- 5:00pm Meet with some of the top employers looking to hire persons with disabilties! YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. Looking for a new career and interested in registering for the career fair? Contact careerfair@ccrw.org for more information!

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Humber College: Transition to Work Event

CCRW staff involved in the presentations at Humber College

Humber College: Transition to Work Event (Tues. May 2, 2017) Joint collaboration between JAS, WESP and Partners – Toronto CCRW presented 2 workshops: “How and When to Disclose” – lead by Carolyn MacDiarmid (WESP) & Justin Lee (Partners) “Arranging Job Accommodations” – lead by Emily Jooste &

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