Coping skills

My BVC is a community where people take care of each other (2013)

In the summer of 2013, heavy rainfall triggered catastrophic flooding in Alberta, killing several people and displacing thousands of others.

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2014-04-04

Fact Sheet: The Adult with Learning Disabilities and Assistive Technology (2011)

The authors begin by explaining that assistive technology refers to any piece of equipment, product or system that directly assists, maintains, or improves the functional capabilities of people with learning disabilities.

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2013-06-17

Knowing When Enough is Enough: A resource about alcohol use and abuse for youth with low-English literacy – Facilitator's Guide (2010)

This facilitator’s guide is part of Knowing When Enough is Enough, a resource prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

In addition to the facilitator’s guide, the resource includes a comic and fact sheets, written in plain language, for the participants.

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2012-01-27

How can you help stop bullying? (2009)

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet is part of a resource kit developed by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The authors offer suggestions for avoiding becoming a target for bullying; reporting bullying; preventing social bullying; and dealing with cyber bullying.

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2011-12-06

Mind Over Violence Everywhere (M.O.V.E.) (2002)

M.O.V.E. is both a practical tool and a social action model. It starts with a discussion among youth about
their personal issues of violence. The participants work their way through five modules of activities,
carried out over two days each.

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2003-04-03

Issues and challenges in communicating (2000)

With Less Literate Canadians

In surveying Canadians with lower levels of literacy, the study found that they want to be better informed on issues that are relevant to their everyday lives, and that a mere 14 percent indicated that they receive enough information from the government.

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2000-09-29

Information Needs and Strategies of Canadians with Lower Literacy Skills (1997)

Final Report

This report keys in on the findings of the International Adult Literacy Survey (i.e., "the large number of Canadians with low literacy skills") and reviews "coping strategies" used by those Canadians to deal with departments such as Revenue Canada (e.g., filling out income tax returns) and large institutions such as banks.

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1998-07-16
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