Disability

Disability

A different parent

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Karen Blackford
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores disabilty and parenting. Introduces the educational video "Talking it Out in the Family," a project  to help improve communication in families by sharing the experiences of parents with disabilities and their families.  


Shots in the dark: the risk of infant vaccination

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anna Kohn
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the risks of infant vaccinations. Lists warning signs of high risk children who should not be administered vaccinations. Calls on the government to offer compensation plans for vaccine damaged children. 


Winning the battle: living with epstein-barr virus

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Lone Rotenberg
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares one woman's experience of 'coming out' as one who lives with a chronic illness. Discusses holistic health practices. 

Welfare: far from well

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Joanne Doucette
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, On

This article explores the topic of women and social assistance. Gives statistics regarding the feminization of poverty,  points to the barriers within the system to achieve full social and economic participation of all women. 

Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Research
Publisher

OADD is a professional organization of people working and studying in the field of developmental disabilities, throughout Ontario. OADD's members include agencies and organizations; university and community college students and instructors; service provider direct care staff and managers; family support workers; case managers; psychologists; social workers; and other dedicated individuals.

Primary Telephone: 
416-657-2267
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
oadd@oadd.org
Fax Number: 
416-925-6508
Street Address: 
2 Surrey Place
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5S 2C2
Country: 
Canada

Dissonant disabilities: women with chronic illnesses explore their lives

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Diane Driedger
Michelle Owen (Eds.)
Publisher: 
Women’s Press
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Delves into the key issues in the lives of women with chronic illnesses from the point of view of the women themselves. Explores how society reacts to women with chronic illness and how women living with chronic illness cope with the uncertainty of their bodies in a society that desires certainty. 

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ISBN/ISSN: 
978-0-88961-464-2
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references and index. 270pp, Paperback

Shelley’s Story

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English
Translated Title: 
Le récit de Shelley
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jennifer Towell
DisAbled Women's Network Canada
Edition: 
Vol.11, No. 2
Publisher: 
Network/LeRèseau
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A woman speaks up about dealing with childhood sexual abuse, living with a chronic illness and bouts of depression for her own benefit and that of others facing similar challenges.

ISBN/ISSN: 
14800039

A health handbook for women with disabilities

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Hesperian
Publication Date: 
2007

Provides information for women with disabilities including organizing disability-friendly health care, understanding and taking care of your body, health exams, sexual health, family planning, abuse, violence and self-defence and a section for caregivers.

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Community Living Winnipeg

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Governmental Body
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

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.

Primary Telephone: 
204-786-1414
Email Address: 
acl@aclwpg.ca
Fax Number: 
204-774-4402
Street Address: 
1-120 Maryland Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
Postal/ZIP Code: 
R3G 1L1

Obscuring disability: the pursuit of "quality" in the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Women's Health New Genetics (WHNG)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Catherine Frazee
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides a critique of how the Canadian Biotechnology Strategy conceptualizes health, disease and disability.

ISBN/ISSN: 
NNEWH NRGT.G46 2000
Notes: 
Chapter in "The Gender of Genetic Futures: The Canadian Biotechnology Strategy, Women and Health." Includes bibliographical references.
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