Welcome to CDAC Courses and Webinars

Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) is a Canadian, non-profit organization that promotes social justice, inclusion and accessibility for people who have speech, language and communication disabilities, not caused by significant hearing loss.

 

 

Communication Assistance

This course is for anyone who assists people communicating with unfamiliar people in their communities.  It is useful for family members, personal attendants, disability support workers, and students in a disability field. There is an opportunity to apply to be listed on the communication assistance database.

Duration: approximately 2-3 hours.

This course is also available in French.

Please note that due to lack of current funding for this project, CDAC is not able to answer any content questions at this time. We will however, continue to provide technical support if you experience problems.

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Working with a Communication Assistant

This course is by and for people who have communication disabilities.  Learn about the communication assistance database and how to use it to find a communication assistant. Get tips on how to hire, train and work with a person who assists you communicating at meetings and appointments.

Duration: approximately 2-3 hours.

This course is also available in French.

Please note that due to lack of current funding for this project, CDAC is not able to answer any content questions at this time. We will however, continue to provide technical support if you experience problems.

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Making your services accessible for people with communication disabilities

This webinar is for people who work in organizations and businesses that provide goods and services to the members of the public.  Learn ways to communicate with people who have communication disabilities in face-to-face or telephone interactions, as well as how to host accessible meetings, public events and provide written information in ways that people can access.

Duration: approximately 40 minutes.

This webinar is also available in French.

Please note that due to lack of funding, CDAC is not able to answer any content questions at this time. We will continue to provide technical support if you experience any problems.

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Communication Intermediary Webinars for Speech-Language Pathologists

This webinar series is for Speech-Language Pathologists, working in Canada and who have at least two years of clinical experience.  The webinars prepare Speech-Language Pathologists to work as Communication Intermediaries to assist victims, witnesses and accused persons when communicating in police, legal and justice situations.

Starts: October 1, 2019
Ends: October 18, 2019

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