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Ghana project partner reveals newly constructed ramps to the school’s classrooms and administrative offices to the Canadian delegation

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

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On November 17, CCDS and the Disabilities Issues Office held a Manitoba Disability Research Forum. Copies of the presentations are now available.CCDS is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Susan Hardie as its Executive Director.On November 17, CCDS and the Disabilities Issues Office held a Manitoba Disability Research Forum. Copies of the presentations are now available.

CCDS Small Grants Program

About the Program The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies (CCDS) is a national, not-for-profit, disability-focused research and education organization located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The CCDS Small Grants program was established in 2001 to facilitate involvement of new researchers and assist community-based disability-focused research initiatives in Canada. CCDS provides two grants on an annual basis. One grant is funded by CCDS in honour of our late President, George Dyck who served on the board from 2002 until his death in June 2008. The second grant is funded by the Society for Manitobans with Disabilities Foundation. Goals of the Small Grants Program To facilitate research partnerships among researchers, consumer-directed disability groups, and/or other community groups. To encourage community-based and participatory action research on disability issues. 2010 Call for Proposals CCDS is now accepting proposals for its Small Grants Program. Please follow the link for more information... 

Featured Projects

Seniors Centres

As a continuation of its work in the area of aging and disability, the Canadian Centre on Disability Studies has been awarded a grant from the Winnipeg Foundation for a project called “Promoting Inclusion of Seniors with Intellectual Disabilities in Winnipeg Senior Centres”. This 15-month project (October 2012-December 2013) is undertaken in partnership with the Manitoba Association of Seniors Centre (MASC) and Winnserv Inc.As a continuation of its work in the area of aging and disability,... 

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The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies is pleased to announce the new project “Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities in Ukraine”, funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies has concluded the Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities in Ukraine Project, which was funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies is pleased to announce... 

Visitability

  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...