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Community Organizations

Abilities.ca
Year:Constantly updated
Author:The Canadian Abilities Foundation
Format:Online resource
Topic:Ableism, inclusion
Intended Audience:Community stakeholders
Synopsis:

The Canadian Abilities Foundation convenes a forum for the exchange of information to promote an inclusive society and provide inspiration and opportunity for people with disabilities

Access Guide Canada
Year:Constantly updated
Author:Canadian Disabilities Foundation
Format:Online community resource
Topic:Resources on disability
Intended Audience:All disability stakeholders
Synopsis:

From the website: 'The mission of Access Guide Canada (AGC) is to bring you the most accurate listings on accessible resources possible - a pool of information from which we may all benefit.'

Arch Disability Law Centre Community Organizations Resource
Year:Constantly updated
Author:Arch Disability Law Centre
Format:Online community resource
Topic:Community and legal advocacy for persons with disabilities
Intended Audience:All disability stakeholders
Synopsis:

An excellent online resource with links to various community organizations, with an emphasis on disability.

Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS)
Year:2012
Author:CDSS
Format:Online resource
Topic:Down Syndrome
Intended Audience:All community stakeholders
Synopsis:

The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is a national non-profit organization providing information, advocacy and education about Down syndrome. The CDSS supports self-advocates, parents and families through all stages of life.

Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy
Year:2007
Author:Arch Disability Law Center
Format:Online community resource
Topic:Community and legal advocacy for persons with disabilities
Intended Audience:All disability stakeholders
Synopsis:

The Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy (CSADP) provides public education, leadership development and training, technical assistance and information dissemination, and conducts action-research and analysis of public policy issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Year:Constantly updated
Author:Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Format:The official website of the CAMH community
Topic:Community and legal advocacy for persons with addiction and other mental health issues
Intended Audience:All mental health stakeholders
Synopsis:

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.

Children’s Mental Health Ontario
Format:Online resource
Topic:Children’s mental health
Intended Audience:Parents, educators, medical professionals, community stakeholders
Synopsis:

Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO), founded in 1972 as the Ontario Association of Children’s Mental Health Centres (OACMHC) and renamed in 1999, represents and supports the providers of child and youth mental health treatment services throughout Ontario including more than 80 community-based children’s mental health centres that serve some 150,000 children and their families annually. The CMHO has a child-focused emphasis reflecting a recognition that children's mental health centres are one part of comprehensive system of health and social services. Any individual or organization committed to CMHO’s goal of a sustainable system of mental health services for Ontario’s youth can now become a member.The site contains numerous links to resources related to the topic of children’s mental health.

Council of Canadians With Disabilities
Year:Last updated in 2011
Author:Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD)
Format:Online community resource
Topic:Advocacy for persons with disabilities, including accessibility and inclusion education
Intended Audience:All disability stakeholders
Synopsis:

CCD is a national human rights organization of people with disabilities working for an accessible and inclusive Canada.