Knowledge Exchange

Sharing learning, tools and resources  developed by agencies in the DS sector.

Our learning modules are designed with busy service providers in mind.

Videos, e-docs, case studies and supplementary materials provide you with quick, user-friendly toolkits that are easy to use in your organization.

Community Living Essex County modules are posted below. In the coming months, this will be expanded to include content from DS agencies across the province of Ontario.

Please select a module below to get started:

eVantage Learning Module

eVantage was a pilot project that looked to revolutionize employment services by putting mainstream technology in the hands of people with disabilities, employers, and service providers helping to make workplaces more inclusive.

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As Safe As Possible Learning Module

Learn how we’re educating people with an intellectual disability how to recognize and avoid victimization from crimes of human trafficking and exploitation and increasing awareness of our local Police and Justice communities about the abilities of people with an intellectual disability and how to successfully support them to obtain justice.

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Free
Smart Support Technology Enabled Services

Smart Support – Technology Enabled Services

In 2016 we received funding through the DS Housing Task Force to pilot a project that aims to enhance opportunities for people we support to reach their goals through the use of ‘right fit’ technology. Learn how we’ve successfully piloted the implementation of technology solutions such as smart devices, apps, wearables and medication dispensers.

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Free
Social Media

Social Media – Maximize Your Reach

Learn how we’ve successfully maintained a strong presence on all major social platforms and leveraged social media to strengthen community connections, boost fundraising efforts, and increase public awareness.

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Free
Together One Dream Module

Together One Dream Module

Learn how we’ve successfully embedded the Together One Dream model of partnership with advocates and families in our agency’s culture.

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Free
Advocates Against Abuse

Advocates Against Abuse Module

Learn how to implement an accessible language curriculum to help people with intellectual disabilities to identify, prevent, and report incidents of abuse. Taught by self-advocates.

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CAD500
Career Compass

Career Compass Module

Learn how we revitalized our employment services – providing direction to job seekers searching for meaningful employment and guiding employers in inclusive hiring.

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