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Dual Diagnosis – Online Learning

Posted on: October 20th, 2016 by torontodso No Comments


Learn Online – Any Time –

Dual Diagnosis

Developmental Disabilities l Mental Health Issues

Course Description

This foundation course comprises the first three chapters of NADD Ontario’s text Dual Diagnosis: An introduction to the mental health needs of persons with developmental disabilities . Learning module topics include a basic introduction to developmental disabilities, recognizing and understanding the mental health needs of persons with developmental disabilities within a biopsychosocial model and strategies for optimizing supports.



Canadian Guidelines for Diagnosis of FASD across the Lifespan

Posted on: December 17th, 2015 by torontodso No Comments

The NEW Canadian Guidelines for Diagnosis of FASD across the Lifespan  are now available on-line at the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).    Links to the guidelines and a podcast overview are below.



Partners for Planning – Seminars and Webseries – RE: Finances and Legal Rights

Posted on: October 6th, 2015 by torontodso No Comments
October 07, 2015
​Time: 12:00 12:45 PM- Expert Graeme Treeby presents creative workable solutions for funding a Henson Trust. Of particular interest to anyone receiving or about to receive ODSP benefits.
Seminar & Webcast
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM – This seminar provides an overview for families who are concerned about their disabled child reaching their age of majority and how to protect their legal rights.
Seminar & Webcast
October 20, 2015
Interested in learning about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), a made-in-Canada, long-term savings vehicle designed specifically for individuals with disabilities?
October 27, 2015
​Time: 12:00 12:45 PM – Expert Tom O’Dwyer provides critical information on eligibility for the Disability Tax Credit. He explains why and how the DTC influences your ability to obtain an RDSP.
Seminar & Webcast
November 03, 2015
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM – Join us for an overview of wills and estate planning for people who care for someone with a disability.
Seminar & Webcast
November 09, 2015
​Time: 12:00 12:45 PM- RDSP expert Joel Crocker is in studio to provide insights on what you need to be aware of after opening a Registered Disability Savings Plan. 


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LGBTQ Newcomer Advisory Group

Posted on: May 29th, 2015 by torontodso No Comments

LGBTQ Newcomer Advisory Group


Are you a permanent resident or government assisted refuge? Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning? Have you thought about what kinds of programs and services are needed for LGBTQ newcomers? If so, reachOUT Newcomer Network wants to hear from you!

We are starting an advisory group that will meet for 2 hours each week over a 4 week period. Total commitment is 8 hours.


$100 Honorarium

TTC + Food

Date: June 12th 2015 – July 3rd 2015

Location: 1124 Finch Ave. W – M3J 3J3

To REGISTER, contact Adanyi Phillip @ or 416.428.0294.

If you require ASL, attendant care or child-minding, please let us know by June 5th 2015.

Wheelchair Accessible. Queer and Trans Positive Space.