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Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Site: Ottawa - 440 Albert St

Service: Continuing Education Department - Adaptive Learning Program

Alternate Name OCDSB ; OCR ; Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
Former Name Continuing Education Division - Adaptive Learning Program
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Continuing Education Centre
440 Albert St, Room E121
Ottawa, ON K1R 5B5
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Intersection Bay St and Albert St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Easy access to elevator ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features
Parking Pay parking lots * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Program for adults with developmental disabilities * training for entry level jobs with attention to employability skills needed to prepare for employment or volunteer positions and further independence * individualized learning and employment plans * Preparation for Food Service Settings * Preparation for Office and Library Settings * Preparation for Greenhouse and Plant Maintenance
Hours Administration Mon-Thu 9 am-3:10 pm, Sep-Jun
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and up 
Adults 21 years and older with developmental disabilities who are: 
* able to demonstrate a high level of independence 
* want to work or volunteer in the community 
* able to attend classes four days a week 
* able to work in a variety of environments and with different people and have the support of family and caregivers in finding employment or volunteer positions 
* able to function well in an unsupervised environment during lunch and breaks
Application Call to arrange for a tour * intake appointments are made after the tour
Languages English
Fees None - program
Service Categories Developmental Disabilities Day Habilitation Programs ; Postsecondary Opportunities for People with Disabilities ~ Developmental Disabilities ; Work Experience ~ Developmental Disabilities
Waiting List Yes, one year
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-239-2325 ext 2007
Primary Contact Alison Trusty, LBS Support Instructor; Phone: 613-239-2325 ext 2022
Alternate Contact April Bennett, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 613-239-2325 ext 2018
Primary Executive Shirley Graham, Education Officer; Phone: 613-239-2325 ext 2007; Email:
Other Details
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Colleges and Universities ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119249233 RR0003
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