This section highlights most of CCDS’ provincial-level projects since the beginning of the organization. If you have a question about any of these projects, please contact us.
The goal of the project will be to foster a dialogue between Manitoba disability and seniors organizations on common issues, gaps and trends in services and programs. Lessons learned will be shared and an on-going Manitoba network on aging (seniors) and disability issues will be developed.
To develop a pilot knowledge-based framework for addressing the needs of aging population of people with disabilities, that will support community living and participation and be based on partnership between community organizations, service providers, researchers and governmental departments.
Through research, networking, and resource development, this project worked to support greater participation of farmers with disabilities in the workforce and in their communities, greater coordination between service providers, and empowerment of farmers with disabilities.
This two-year project began in July 1, 2002 and involved the development, implementation and evaluation of art, drama, music, and dance programs to empower children and adults with disabilities in four sites in Manitoba. Programs were designed to foster creative self-expression and create new opportunities to support community participation in and contribution to Canadian society.
The findings of this Manitoba study examined the possibilities, challenges and barriers experienced by adults with disabilities who have literacy needs. Information pertaining to physical and learning accommodations, and the gaps in knowledge and supports currently present in adult literacy programs was collected.
This chapter of the report looks at women with disabilities in Ontario who face many of the same health concerns and issues as other women. Their health status and access to services may be complicated by their physical or mental conditions, but their health is affected even more by the social context within which their condition becomes a disability.
This 2000-2002 study produced a report and best practices handbook that explored the advantages, challenges, and risks of home-based employment for persons with disabilities. The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba, the Public Service Commission of Canada and Human Resources Development Canada provided funding for this project.
The leadership project will address this concern in three phases: “Gathering our wisdom and learning from our experiences”; “Creating new opportunities for knowledge development”; and “Evaluating pilot projects and sharing new knowledge about leadership development.
This report describes the experiences of young people with disabilities who participated in an employment training project during 1999. Manitoba Education and Training provided funding for this project.
This project is investigating (1) how trade in health services and assistive devices affects women with disabilities and (2) how women with disabilities are able to access trade services and information. Status of Women Canada is the funder.