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We offer several downloadable content for information about our Services and Functions. Please click on the links below to read the related articles and documents.

Disability Policy in Canada, An Independent Living Perspective

Information about AISH  

Information about Access Calgary

City Of Calgary's Recreation Fees

Diversity Canada's "Employers Want You" career handbook

Information about PDD

  Information about Canadian Pension  Plan Disability Benefits (CPPD) 

  ILRCC Directory of Community Services (Over 500 Disability Related Agencies)

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CAP Site

Click to access the Community Access Program (CAP) Website Image 

Industry Canada's Community Access Program (CAP) gives thousands of Canadians affordable access to the Internet in places like schools, community centres and libraries. It provides access to those people who might not have computers or Internet access in their homes or workplaces.

Developmental Disabilities

Developmental disability is defined as the following through the Developmental Disability and Bill of Rights Act Amendment of 1987:

A severe, chronic disability of a person that:

  1. is attributable to a mental or physical impairment or combination of mental or physical impairments;
  2. is manifested before the age twenty-two;
  3. is likely to continue indefinitely;
  4. results in substantial functional limitations in three or more of the following areas of major life activity:
    • self-care,
    • receptive and expressive language,
    • learning,
    • mobility,
    • self- direction,
    • capacity for independent living,
    • economic sufficiency; and
  5. reflects the persons need for a combination and sequence of special, interdisciplinary, or generic care, treatment or other services that are lifelong or extended duration and are individually planned or coordinated.
Introduction to Recreation Services for People with Disabilities. 
2nd Edition.  Charles C.  Bullock and Michael J. Mahon. 
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