Search Organizations (English): Disability rights

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Council of Canadians with Disabilities  
http://www.ccdonline.ca/

Provides a leading voice for persons with disabilities in Canada. Site contains articles on health public policy, the Latimer case, CCD's work, and more. Les membres du CCD travaillent à l'amélioration des conditions des Canadiennes et Canadiens avec des déficiences. Le site Web offre accès aux documents français du CCD.

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Centre for Independent Living in Toronto  
http://www.cilt.ca/default.aspx

CILT is a consumer-controlled, community-based resource organization. We help people with disabilities to learn Independent Living skills and integrate into the community. (Please note: CILT is a resource agency and does not do any political, systemic or group advocacy!)


 
CILT operates on the philosophy of the Independent Living movement which was developed in response to traditional rehabilitation services models. CILT's aim is to develop and implement dignified social services that empower individuals rather than create dependencies. We encourage people with disabilities to take control of their own lives by exercising their right to examine options, make choices, take risks and even make mistakes.

 

Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) Inc.
, Toronto, Ontario 

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Community Living Winnipeg  
http://www.communitylivingwinnipeg.com/index.html

Community Living Winnipeg is dedicated to the enhancement of the lives and status of people who live with an intellectual disability and their families by promoting their full inclusion and participation in the community.

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ABLE-York  
http://www.yorku.ca/ableyork/
Forms a student organization which promotes the rights of students with disabilities on campus and provides a number of services and disability resources for York students, staff and faculty. (See Details)
Access Centre  
http://www.ryerson.ca/accesscentre/
Forms an organization that provides advice and co-ordinates the provision of services and adaptations - both in academic areas and in the physical environment on campus - so that students with disabilities may achieve personal success. (See Details)
Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities Inc.  
http://www.mlpd.mb.ca/
Forms a membership-based organization representing the concerns of people with all types of disabilities in Manitoba. promotes equal rights, full participation in society, and facilitates postive change through advocacy and public education. (See Details)