The National Union of Women with Disabilities in Uganda has formed a partnership with CCDS to build its capacity to conduct research and collect data about women with disabilities in Uganda.
The aim of the project is to increase the knowledge of middle school students on the issues facing people with disabilities in two pilot regions in the Prairies, with the hope of encouraging positive changes in perceptions and attitudes toward disability.
In 2010, the Canadian Centre on Disability Studies received approval from the Office for Disability Issues (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada) to continue developing a model (Livable and Inclusive Communities Model) and set of tools that would assist in understanding the makeup of and processes required to create communities that are livable and inclusive for seniors with disabilities.
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 [...]
The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies has concluded the Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities in Ukraine Project.
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”.