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About CCDS

The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies (CCDS) has a mandate dedicated to research, education, and information dissemination on disability issues.

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There are a number of ways you can contribute to the success of CCDS.


The CCDS Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 2 p.m. (Winnipeg time) at the CCDS office at 56 The Promenade in Winnipeg, MB.

Research Reports

This page highlights most of CCDS’ project reports since the organization’s inception.  Read More →


Seniors Centres

As a continuation of its work in the area of aging and disability, the Canadian Centre on Disability Studies received a grant from the Winnipeg Foundation for a project called “Promoting Inclusion of Seniors with Intellectual Disabilities in Winnipeg Senior Centres”. This project was undertaken in partnership with the Manitoba Association of Seniors Centre (MASC) and Winnserv Inc.  Read More →

Inclusive Education in Ukraine

This five-year project (April 2008 – March 2013) was the result of the hard work and commitment to inclusion and the rights of people and children with disabilities of many partners in Canada and Ukraine. For more information, please visit the project website at the following address: This project resulted in many successes, which were a result of strong collaboration between project partners. For more information about the project, please read... 


  CCDS has launched the Collaborative Knowledge Building and Action for Visitable Housing in Canadian Cities Project (hereafter referred to as “the Visitability Project”). The Visitability Project intends to promote visitable housing for all Canadians, including persons with disabilities and seniors. The Visitability Project is a national initiative that will run until March 2016. This project was funded by the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program...