Independent living

Community-Based Learning Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, Winner, 2005: The Canadian Helen Keller Centre's Computer Essentials and Technical Devices Program (2005)

The Canadian Helen Keller Centre (CHKC) is a not-for-profit organization in Toronto, Ontario, that offers training and skills development for individuals with the dual disability of deafness and blindness.

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Revisiting Accessibility to Learning: Challenges and Barriers for Adult Learners with Disabilities in Atlantic Canada (2008)

Community Outreach Initiative: Learners with Disabilities Outreach Report

This document is the result of consultations carried out in Atlantic Canada during the first half of 2008 by the Adult Learning Knowledge Centre (AdLKC). The consultations sought advice from five communities – people with disabilities, Aboriginal, African-Canadian, Francophone and immigrants – about the problems they faced and the potential solutions they envisioned.

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Change is Inevitable, But Growth is Optional (1999)

A Self Advocacy Manual

Change is Inevitable, but Growth is Optional . . . The title is central to the Independent Living movement. This Self-Advocacy Manual is a tool for facilitators and volunteers to assist persons with disabilities learn the skills necessary to become effective self-advocates.

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