Women with disabilities

Women with disabilities

In our own words

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Edition: 
Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles nine organizations working to better women’s health.   

Successful aging of women with intellectual disabilities: the Toronto experience

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English
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Online
Author: 
Maaike Canrinus
Yona Lunsky
Edition: 
Volume 10, Number 1
Publisher: 
Journal on Developmental Disabilities
Publication Date: 
2003

Identifies some key issues in aging for older women with intellectual disabilities from the perspectives of the women themselves.

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Available online.
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Includes bibliographic references.

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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978-0-88961-464-2
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Includes bibliographical references and index. 270pp, Paperback

Bridging the gaps: Survey examines accessibility at women’s shelters

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English
Translated Title: 
Combler le fossé : Un sondage examine l’accessibilité des maisons d’hébergement pour femmes
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Jewelles Smith
DisAbled Women's Network Canada
Edition: 
Vol.11, No. 2
Publisher: 
Network/LeRèseau
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Adapted from the full report Disabled Women and Shelter Access: Early Findings of the National Accessibility and Accommodation Survey.

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14800039
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More information is available at the DAWN Canada website: www.dawncanada.net

Exanding our horizons: tech3 project

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English
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Other
Author: 
Barbara Anello
Publisher: 
DAWN Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
North Bay, ON

Presents a compilation of technology information, tips, tutorials, and frequently asked questions for women with disabilities.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.E97 2002

New Brunswick women with disabilities

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
New Brunswick Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Fredericton (Nouveau-Brunswick)

Provides statistical data on education, labour force participation, and income levels of women with disabilities in New Brunswick.

Body beautiful/body perfect: challenging the status quo: where do women with disabilities fit in?

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English
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Online
Author: 
Francine Odette
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines the issue of body image and its impact on women with disabilities.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy

Forms an organization dedicated to the inclusion, job retention, and advancement of current and future professionals with disabilities.

Primary Telephone: 
250-474-5939
Email Address: 
info@canadianprofessionals.org
Street Address: 
714 Warder Place
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V9A 7H6

National workshop for Canadian women with disabilities to address concerns with urban environments

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Gail Lush
Fran Odette
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes research that will study the impacts urban environments have on the health and well-being of women with disabilities.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

Women with disabilities in the urban environment

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English
Translated Title: 
Women with disabilities in the urban environment
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
National Network on Environment and Women's Health (NNEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Rafia Haniff-Cleofas
Rabia Khedr
Publisher: 
National Network on Environments and Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Looks at the social participation of women with disabilities. Examines how issues of identity, accessibility, poverty, housing supports, transportation, and urban governance intersect with one another.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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