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5 Useful Chrome Extensions for ADHD by Emily S

By |2021-10-26T12:48:41+00:00September 30th, 2021|Disabilities Blog|

5 Useful Chrome Extensions for ADHD Reading can be difficult for me. When I open something to read, it’s like my brain hits a wall I can’t climb over. It’s frustrating because I know what I need or want to read, but I can’t get myself to do it. It took me years to realize [...]

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10 WAYS TO STAY SAFE WITH A DISABILITY

By |2021-09-15T19:15:47+00:00September 14th, 2021|Disabilities Blog|

10 WAYS TO STAY SAFE WITH A DISABILITY  By, Necole Almeida After a disability your life changes in many ways and so does your safety concerns. Some people see people with a disability as an easy target. I wanted to share some of my top go to rules I have set in place for my [...]

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Acquired Brain Injury: One Adult Story

By |2021-03-17T16:03:19+00:00March 17th, 2021|Disabilities Blog|

Written by: Earleen Dover In Canada, we live in a fast-moving world. Millions of people, each with two stories. One that they share with the world we confront each day and one that maybe our close friends, family and caregivers understand. This is one of many invisible illnesses; where sometimes the hardest part of life [...]

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Covid’s Impact: A Deaf Perspective

By |2020-12-18T14:46:40+00:00November 17th, 2020|Disabilities Blog|

By: Lime Vella Growing up, I have always had to rely on my parents and older brother to be my way to open communication since I’m profoundly deaf. I also often carried around various devices to help me communicate. I’ve developed a diverse collection of methods to deal with curious situations in my day-to-day since [...]

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TDC Partners with Mohawk College

By |2020-09-04T20:08:51+00:00September 3rd, 2020|home|

New in September! Starting September 8th, Mohawk College in conjunction with TDC introduces a free Accessible Media Onboarding 14 week program. Applications are currently being accepted, contact frank@owlware.com if you are interested to apply. Learn more about the Accessible Media Production program Download the PDFs: Eligibility info | Frequently Asked Questions

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Invictus Games

By |2019-05-07T17:45:33+00:00May 7th, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

By: Andrew Rooney The Invictus Games was first started in 2014 by HRH The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry. The games celebrate and display the talent of each nation. The injured, sick and disabled athletes compete in 12 adaptive sports. These include archery, athletics, indoor rowing, power lifting, cycling, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, tennis, [...]

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Employment Search for Persons With Diverse Abilities

By |2019-05-07T17:34:31+00:00May 7th, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

By: Andrew Rooney Autism is very much in News Headlines, parents are anxious that their young children get appropriate education & help. However, Adults with ASD must be given opportunities too.  Employment is very important and access to jobs needs to be available. Expansion of this must be given encouragement both to the individuals and [...]

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Ontario: Nowhere Near It’s Goal of Full Accessibility

By |2019-05-07T17:39:13+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Disabilities Blog|

David Onley, former Lieutenant governor for Ontario delivered a report demonstrating the pervasive lack of accessibility province wide. Onley served as Lieutenant Governor for Ontario from 2007 to 2014, the second longest term ever served in Canada. Onley highlighted numerous faults in how the province approaches accessibility, likening many of them to the same barriers [...]

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