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15 June, 2021 - Communication Disability Access Canada

Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) has announced a new, national, non-profit organization that will be taking over CDAC’s communication access to justice program.     Communication Access to Justice (CAJust) will...

15 June, 2021 - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Health Standards Organization (HSO), and Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group)

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Health Standards Organization (HSO), and Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) are collaborating to develop two new complementary National Standards for Long-Term Care that will be shaped by the needs of...

11 June, 2021 - Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs in about 30% of people who have had a stroke.  Aphasia may affect speaking, understanding words, reading and writing. People with aphasia know more than they can say. Speech-language...

10 June, 2021 - Employment and Social Development Canada / Statistics Canada

National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) took place May 30-June 5, 2021. This year’s theme was “Disability Inclusion 2021: Leaving no one behind.”  To mark National AccessAbility Week, Statistics Canada in collaboration with Employment...

01 June, 2021 -  James Cook University

Researchers from James Cook University in Queensland, Australia are conducting a research project to look at the attidues and experiences of speech-language pathologists regarding the use of Melodic Intonation Therapy with children who...

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