Friendly Housemates: when Krystal Nausbaum moved out of her family home nearly two years ago to live with a friend from her high school, she knew it was a big step.
Both women have intellectual disabilities. Although it was her first time on her own, Nausbaum, 27, was comforted by the fact they’d be joined by a third housemate, Maggie Sulc, who’d act not as a caregiver but a mentor — a peer they could learn from and who would lead ... Continue Reading →
TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2016 /CNW/ – A consortium of partners led by Ryerson University is pleased to announce a new Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation (OCWI). The initiative is funded by a $7.5 million grant over two years from the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
The OCWI will offer a single, coordinated access point for research on evidence-based employment and training approaches for key stakeholders in Ontario. Recent studies point to an urgent need to recalibrate employment service systems to better ... Continue Reading →