Disability

Disability

Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities Inc.

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms a membership-based organization representing the concerns of people with all types of disabilities in Manitoba. promotes equal rights, full participation in society, and facilitates postive change through advocacy and public education.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(204) 943-6099
Email Address: 
mlpd@shawcable.com
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(204) 942-3146
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-888-330-1932
Street Address: 
105-500 Portage Ave
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3C 3X1

Agenda for action: policy directions for children with disabilities and families

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Michael Bach
Publisher: 
L'institut Roehler Institute
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Response to the federal and provincial/territorial government's National Children's Agenda(NCA). Concern arose because attempts at creating the NCA did not properly address the circumstances of children with disabilies. Presents research findings and policy direction developed by the Roehler Institute that responds to these concerns. Suggests the NCA needs more specific policy goals, and suggests guidelines for future NCA policy development.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.B34 2000
ISBN 189698956

Supported health planning: a mode to assist people with disabilities and complex medical needs and their families in planning fo

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Daune McGregor
Marcia Rioux
Yves Talbot
Publisher: 
L'Institut Roehler Institute
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Describes a model for health planning that places disability within a broader social and human rights approach.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.M35 1999
ISBN 1896989403

People with disabilities: putting people first is the key to good communication

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Society for Manitobans with Disabilities
Publisher: 
Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses communication tips and strategies with persons with disabilities in the workplace. Includes references.

Don't ask, tell or respond: silent acceptance of disability hate crimes

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Mark Sherry
Publisher: 
DAWN Ontario
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Discusses the problem of disability hate crimes, and how, in particular, these crimes need to be acknowledged, reported, investigated thoroughly, and victims need appropriate support.

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Sexuality & disability webliography

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
BC Coalition of People with Disabilities
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides a listing of web resources that meet the sex education needs of individuals with disabilities, their carers, and professionals with an interest in the topic.

BC Coalition of People with Disabilities

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an organization that uses education, advocacy and special projects to work toward the dissolution of the physical, attitudinal and systemic barriers in our society that deny us equal opportunities, provides a strong coherent voice for the cross-disability communities in B.C., and shares information with and support other self-help disability organizations with common goals.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
604-875-0188
Email Address: 
feedback@bccpd.bc.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
604-875-9227
TTY/TDD: 
604-875-8835
Street Address: 
204-456 West Broadway
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5Y 1R3
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "feedback@bccpd.bc.ca and wdi@bccpd.bc.ca"

Denial by design... the Ontario Disability Support Program

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English
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Online
Author: 
John Fraser
Cynthia Wilkey
JoAnne Frenschkowkski
Publisher: 
Income Security Advocacy Centre
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Outlines the most problematic aspects of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) application and adjudication process. Makes recommendations for change.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.F73 2003

The genetics genie: questioning prenatal genetics

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Roeher Institute
Publisher: 
Roeher Institute
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
North York, ON

Provides a plain language guide to the concepts and issues around prenatal genetic testing and counselling, genetic counselling training, disabilities, and rights and choices.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896989713
NNEWH DISA.B87 2002

The construction of disability and risk in genetic counselling discourse

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
The Roeher Institute
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Assesses the ways in which the conceptions of disability and risk affect women's well-being, their decision-making process during pregnancy, and public awareness about people with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1896989691
NNEWH DISA.B87 2002
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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