Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs

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Cross-Sector U-First! Training September 30, 2014

The Ontario Alzheimer’s Society is offering cross-sector U-First training for professional caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.  The training is targeted to people working in: Developmental Services Community Support Agencies Seniors Services Long Term Care Homes For more information and registration go to  Cross-Sector U-First! Training – September 30 2014    

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OASIS/Queen’s Leadership Program – Fall 2014

We will be offering the OASIS/Queen’s Leadership Program again this Fall from November 23 to 28, 2014.  Now in its 6th year, this leadership program was developed to meet the leadership needs of current CEO/EDs in the sector as well those senior directors who have either been  identified to succeed the current CEO/ED and/or are viewed …

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Sign the Petition to Encourage Government to Immediately Adopt the Final Recommendations of the Select Committee on Developmental Services.

Petition- Select Committee on Developmental Services

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Elliott Urges the Government to Adopt the Recommendations in the Select Committee on Developmental Services’ Final Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE QUEEN’S PARK – Yesterday during Routine Proceedings, the Select Committee on Developmental Services was finally able to table their Final Report, “Inclusion and Opportunity: A New Path for Developmental Services in Ontario”. “After months of hard work by the committee, we were finally able to release our final recommendations to the public. …

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OASIS Eager to Move Forward on Ending Wait Lists for Developmental Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 23, 2014 TORONTO – Today, Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) President David Barber commented on the release of the Final Report of the all-party Select Committee on Developmental Services, Inclusion and Opportunity: A New Path for Developmental Services in Ontario. Referring to recommendations in the report, Mr. Barber …

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OASIS Eager to Help Ontario Government Tackle Developmental Services Wait Lists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2014 TORONTO – Today, Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) President David Barber expressed full support for the Ontario Government’s goal of ending wait lists. Referring to the developmental services funding committed in the 2014 Ontario budget, Mr. Barber said, “We look forward to working with the government …

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OASIS Eager to Help Ontario Government Tackle Developmental Services Wait Lists

The following press release was issued over the Canada Newswire (CNW), Ontario Comprehensive following the Ontario General Election on June 12, 2014: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  OASIS Eager to Help Ontario Government Tackle Developmental Services Wait Lists  June 13, 2014 TORONTO – Today, Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) President David Barber extended his …

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Annie Oliver Award Winner 2014 – Judy Reid

Judy Reid has been an active member of OASIS as a volunteer Board member since 2004.  Judy took on the role of President from 2010 to 2012 and as Past President from 2012 to 2014.  She has represented the OASIS membership with a number of government officials, and on a variety of committees and focus …

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