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Not PDD Eligible? Now What?- May, June & July, 2020!

About this Event There are a growing number of young individuals with disability that do not meet the eligibility criteria for Persons with Developmental Disability (PDD) supports. Foremost on mind of caregivers is the question “What do we do next?”. Transitioning into adulthood is not always limited to transitioning to adult services. It takes a Read more about Not PDD Eligible? Now What?- May, June & July, 2020![…]

Raising Jolie – Part 1

Hello. My name is Jacquie.   I am 39 years old and a new mom for the second time. As I write this, I am 7 weeks postpartum. My beautiful and perfect baby girl, Jolie Grace, has Down Syndrome. Here is our story so far and I hope that it speaks to someone, helps them Read more about Raising Jolie – Part 1[…]

Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM)

Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) is an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October. The purpose of DEAM is to promote employment inclusion for people with disabilities and celebrate the many and varied contributions of workers with disabilities. DEAM, is gaining traction in Canada with a growing number of provinces proclaiming October as Disability Employment Month. We want Read more about Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM)[…]

H.R. Inclusivity Review pilot project

Thank you to the Human Rights Education and Multiculturalism Fund for providing Gateway Association with a grant to pilot a new project. Accommodations in H.R. Systems- Employer H.R. Inclusivity Review  was piloted from April, 2018 to April, 2019. The Employer Inclusivity reviews focus on each phase of the HR process to examine the practices being used. Read more about H.R. Inclusivity Review pilot project[…]

Families Forward – Townhall

Gateway’s community is joining forces to map and link existing resources. About this Event Families Forward, a monthly gathering for families at Gateway, has a legacy of being nimble to the needs of the families. Started in 2009, it has been a support group, action group, resource group, networking group, lobbying group, focus group and Read more about Families Forward – Townhall[…]