About CCDS

The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies (CCDS) has a mandate dedicated to research, education, and information dissemination on disability issues.CCDS is guided by the philosophies of independent living and community living. The philosophy emphasizes human rights, self-determination, interdependence, equality, a cross-disability focus, and full and valued participation of all citizens in the community. While CCDS is a university affiliated centre we are also committed to fostering a spirit of collaboration among the disability community, government and academia.

Follow the links below to learn more about CCDS.

Board of Directors
Mission Statement and Philosophy
Strategic Directions
Henry Enns
History of CCDS
Timeline of Achievements