WELCOME TO THE

Learning Resource Centre

Gateway offers resources and learning opportunities for anyone interested in disability awareness and being a part of an inclusive community.

136 years

Combined total years of lived experience with disability among Gateway staff

About LRC

Learning Resource Centre

Welcome to the Gateway Association Learning Resource Centre (LRC) on Treaty 6 territory. Our online learning resources and workshops will provide you with a wide range of learning opportunities. The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is for:

  • Families and Caregivers – learning opportunities include capacity building, resources and help through life navigating for those with developmental disabilities
  • Job Seekers – pre and post-employment training through the process of identification, preparation, job search, employment and retention   
  • Community Support Staff – we help support staff with building necessary skills in the workplace and mandatory training opportunities
  • Everyone – we offer skills and confidence building in digital literacy for anyone interested in disability awareness and becoming a part of an inclusive community

HOW WE HELP

Learning Opportunities

Gateway To Digital Inclusion

The Gateway mobile app is designed to help build a bridge between people and the online world. Gateway offers a caregiver roadmap on the Gateway APP. Start building networks and digital skills by connecting with others and creating digital content to improve your digital literacy skills. Explore our mobile app, which is available for free on the App Store and Google Play Store.

Learning Workshops

Are you looking to understand what disability means? We can help. We offer learning opportunities and workshops for job seekers, families and staff. Our workshops provide the knowledge and resources to help build an inclusive community. Gateway is here to help you. See our available learning resources on our Workshop Calendar.

Digital Resource Library

Explore our resource library database with many downloadable resources. Browse, save, or print anything you need. We’ve done the digging for you. We update our resource library continuously, providing new and relevant resources for you and your family. Visit the Digital Resource Library (coming soon).

GATEWAY ASSOCIATION

Support resources and training for individuals, staff and families.

LEARNING WORKSHOPS

For Job Seekers, Families and Employers

SUCCESS STORIES

Testimonials

“Great workshop! Would definitely recommend it to others!”

— Workshop Participant, October 2021

“Such a warm & accepting environment.”

— Workshop Participant, October 2021

“[…] were very patient and kind, so thoughtful in your responses in the workshop.”

— Workshop Participant, October 2021

"[...] workshop through Gateway was AMAZING!”

— Workshop Participant, April 2021

“This is my first workshop. I no longer feel alone in trying to figure out how to continue to help [my child]. Thank you very, very much.”

— Workshop Participant, September 2021

“….my heart feels held after speaking with you….”

— Family/Caregiver, October 2021

“Thank you so much…for working on and sending us this wonderful document [Individual support plan]. I can see us using this all the time!! I better make a few hard-copies because I can see the paper wearing out!...”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, September 2021

“Thank you so much for meeting with……It was a real pleasure. We all enjoyed our time chatting with you both about [...] future…We are so thankful for organizations like Gateway Association-it's comforting to know we aren’t alone in this journey and that there are wonderful people willing to help….”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, September 2021

“It was also a pleasure meeting you and I appreciate your patience and thoughtfulness as we worked through [...] ISP goals and short term vision. I also really appreciate the lovely ISP you created….you really captured the essence of [...]!”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, September 2021

“….I wanted to thank you again for all your help for [...] ISP it went from this mild document showing very little needs to the true reality of the sincere needs and I could not have done this without your hard work and talent….”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, July 2021

“…..I am very pleased with the way everything went [ISP meeting], in fact, I think the meeting could not have gone better!....”

— ISP Family/Caregiver, August 2021

ONLINE LEARNING

Digital Community

Did you know Gateway Association offers a digital resource library for families and individuals looking for support in categories such as accessibility, employment, mental health, visioning and other support services? Check out our Digital Resource Library (coming soon).

DIGITAL COMMUNITY

Download the FREE Gateway to Digital Inclusion mobile app and start your inclusive journey today!

Contact Us

Edmonton
10941-120 Street, #201
Edmonton, AB T5H 3R3
Tel: 780-454-0701

 

Calgary
1206-20 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2G 1M8
Tel:  587-779-7888

 

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