A York University Study Survey

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An online survey study about experiences with the Polices and/or how Police Officers could better interact with people that have a developmental disability. (Read more)

SIBSHOPS register for Saturday March 25, 2017

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Sibshops are designed for kids ages 8-14, who have a brother or sister with an intellectual disability and who want to meet other kids who truly understand!
We are also welcoming Sibling Mentors – ages 14 to 16! (Read more)

Virtual Mindfulness ASD Free parent Groups

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We have been researching how to support parents of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As part of this research, we are holding a free web-based mindfulness parent group for parents to help them cope.

Groups will run for 6 weeks on Tuesdays. (Read more)

Friendly Housemates

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The Friendly Housemates model matches college or university students with people with intellectual disabilities as friendly housemates – friendly roommates who hang out together, learn together, and support one another. (Read more)

Caring for the Caregiver Research Project

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A research project evaluating the benefits of ACT (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) for parents.
This research project is for any Parent of a child, youth, or adult with an Intellectual or Developmental disability. (Read more)

“Supportive Home Share” has updated and is now called “LifeShare”

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Through LifeShare, Ontario families and citizens (home providers) can offer a safe and nurturing environment for adults with developmental disabilities (home sharers).

LifeShare (also known as host family) is so much more than providing a room in your home. Being a home provider means you’re giving someone with a developmental disability “a place in your heart, a place in your home.” Click here for more details. Read more

Connections Newsletter March 2017

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The month of March marks the end of the membership year. Renew your membership at www.cltoronto.ca. In this issue you can find; coverage of the Niagara Falls annual trip that happens every year in December; (Read more)