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Global TV Coverage of Electrical Stimulation Research Results - SCI Ontario Comments

There was great coverage from Global TV on the new electrical stimulation research findings.

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Electrical Stimulation gets people with SCI to Move

What started as a study to look at nerve pathways has turned into a way to enable people with SCI to move voluntarily. 

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Thank You to Our Volunteers

April 6-12 is National Volunteer Week, 2014. We want to recognize, thank and celebrate our amazing volunteers!

 

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DRAFT Peterborough Integrated Service Delivery Model

As part of a facilitated integration planning process initiated by the Central East LHIN, six local community health service providers have been meeting weekly since August 2013 to explore ways we can imp ... read more
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Government Announces More Funding for Spinal Cord Injury Research

Ontario neurotrauma research will get a $15 million boost from the Ontario government continuing a 15-year partnership between the province, the Rick Hansen Institute and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundatio ... read more
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Free Income Tax Clinic 2014

We Prepare Returns For: Seniors Newcomers Students People on Social Assistance People with Disabilities Aboriginals Low Income Unemployed We Do Not Prepare Returns For Complex Situations Such As: ... read more
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SMART Program-Exercise Classes

In collaboration with the Active Living Alliance, Ontario Trillium Fund, VON and SCI Ontario, there will be community based, no cost exercise classes for people living with a spinal cord injury.  &nb ... read more
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Employment and Disability in the News

There have been a few great stories in the media recently about hiring people with disabilities. 

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Ski and Snowboard Day 2014

Another fantastic Ski and Snowboard Day! Great media coverage and here are the photos...

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Spinal Columns Newsletter

Happy Winter All! 

Please see attachment below for our latest Spinal Columns Newletter!

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Woman Could Lose Job Because of Lack of Attendant Services

Check out this story by Sean Mallen from Global about Jenny Clement who is facing losing her job because her attendant services are running out. ... read more
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The Optimization of Sexual Health Resource Information and Services for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury Based on Determinants of Health

Do you have a spinal cord injury? Are you interested in improving access to services and information pertaining to sex ... read more
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IN CONVERSATION with Darcy Merkur... Attendant Services and Public Policy

With attendant services, people with spinal cord injuries and others with mobility issues benefit from greater independence and better health outcomes. ... read more
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U of Calgary Team of Doctors First in NA to Successfully Perform a Stem Cell Transplant

A University of Calgary team of doctors is the first in North America to successfully performed a stem cell transplant in a person with a spinal cord injury. ... read more
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Support persons travelling with people with disabilities will no longer pay a fare on the TTC

As of Jan. 1 2014, a support person accompanying a TTC customer with a disability will no longer be required to pay a fare. ... read more
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SCI Ontario Accessibility Policy and Plan

SCI Ontario is committed to providing services in a way that respects the dignity, independence, integration, inclusion and equal opportunity of people with disabilities. 

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People with Disabilities Still Face Barriers to the Labour Market

An interesting article on the Benefits Canada website looking at the barriers people with disabilities still face when search for, applying for and working at a job.

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The Banking World-Survey

Help our Research Team Make the Banking World more Accessible! We are seeking people with different disabilities who are willing to complete a short survey about the barriers they face when doing their b ... read more