D-Net, The Disability Network, was a news and current affairs television series broadcast on CBC and Newsworld from 1990 to 1997.
Read the full D-Net press release in Word format.
The Province of Ontario announced that it will be funding a portable housing benefit (PHB) that will eventually support up to about 3,000 households across Ontario. The benefit will be available to any household that is eligible for the Special Priority Housing Category (SPHC).
This new Portable Housing Benefit:
If you received a letter from Housing Connections (Access to Housing) over the summer to review this alternative housing option, contact Housing Connections at 416-397-7438, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information can also be found on the City of Toronto’s Shelter Support and Housing Administration’s website, or by visiting a housing help centre.
The Metrolinx Universal Design Team has designed a survey to collect feedback from customers with disabilities or others who may require accessible services. Metrolinx wants to better understand customers’ experience on GO Transit to improve services and to stay informed about the accessibility planning process.
The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete (longer with a screen reader).
If you can’t open the GO Accessibility Survey link, please copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://survey.euro.confirmit.com/wix/p1869644333.aspx?l=9&svt=D4W6
Get informed and Engaged in Toronto’s fall municipal election through the City’s My Vote Toronto website.
From September 20, 2018
From September 24, 2018
From October 8, 2018
Community Partners invite people with disabilities and their allies from across Ontario to ask questions to each party regarding: Accessible/Subsidized/Supportive Housing, Employment, Poverty Reduction Strategies, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Education and other disability issues.
DATE: Wednesday May 16, 2018
TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Tecumseh Auditorium, Ryerson Student Centre,
55 Gould St. (south-west side of Gould Street and Church Street)
RSVP by Friday May 11, 2018. Seating is limited.
Submit your debate questions on Eventbrite or Twitter #disabilitydebate2018
Provincial debate will be Webcast. Follow us @CIL_Toronto for updates.
For more info, here is the updated flyer.
Brand new, never used, bought for $11,000 in 2010.
Specs as follows:
Q600 black from 2010
75-amp NE controller
14″ pneumatic tires
Swing away joystick Right side
14-18 width package, 14-18 depth package
18″ back canes with push handles
Single post armrests with waterfall arm pads
Available for pickup in Hog’s Hollow neighborhood in Toronto between April 29 and May 3
If interested, contact Cheryl by cell/text at 778-883-6229.
MOTOmed is an exercise bike designed to assist people with arm and leg mobility. Each session lasts half hour.
Location: 2398 Yonge Street, Anne Johnston Health Station site
For more information and to book an appointment contact Anne Crasto at 416-489-8666 ext. 263
The Direct Funding Program is currently hiring for the following position:
Audit and Review Coordinator
This position is responsible for performing financial and administrative auditing functions of a large program to the Direct Funding program.
Closing date: January 31st, 2018
Abuse Hotline created for people labelled with intellectual disabilities living in Ontario.
According to the Ministry, “Each call will be investigated and the appropriate action will be taken”
*Please note that this new line is in no way a substitute for situations where a 911 call is required*
There are several ways to report abuse:
Toll Free: 1-844-309-1025