MOH focus group participants who live with disabilities indicated that the single most important challenge for them is that settlement and integration services are not necessarily designed to serve their unique needs. Meanwhile, services for those with disabilities are not specifically geared to meet the needs of immigrants. For example, participants stated that LINC does not offer classes for the visually impaired, while Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) does not offer much in the way of training or materials to those who do not speak English or French.
Making Ontario Home Study
Making Ontario Home Launch Media Coverage – July 18, 2012
Immigrants Say Settlement and Integration Services Are Working-New Report
Official Press Release, Marketwire July 16, 2012
TORONTO, ONTARIO-- OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants is launching 'Making Ontario Home', a new report based on extensive research carried out over a period of two years, on newcomers' experience with use of services in Ontario…