Communication Disabilities Access Canada (CDAC) is a national, non-profit, charitable organization. Founded in 2001, CDAC was formerly known as Augmentative Communication Community Partnerships Canada. CDAC was awarded the David C. Onley Leadership in Accessibility Award in June 2016.
Latest News Updated: April 2019
- Communication Assistance Database
- Speaking Notes, Senate Standing Committee on Bill C 81, April 11, 2019
- Report to United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities (April 2019)
- CDAC feedback on Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations Volume 153, #10. To read the regulations, go to http://www.gazette.gc.ca/
- Recommendations to Senate re Bill C 81
- CDAC recommends ways to strengthen the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) for people who have disabilities that affect their communication
- Read CDAC’s brief to The Hon. Mr. Onley’s third review of the AODA, Dec 2018
- Check out our Communication Assistance Database an easy way to find a communication assistant.
- Learn ways to assist a person communicating at meetings, appointments and public events by taking our Communication Assistance Course.
Use our Communication Intermediary Database to find a Speech-Language Pathologist to facilitate communication with police, legal and justice professionals.
- CDAC Newsletter February 2018
- Public Consultation on Federal Accessibility Legislation. Input from Canadians who have Speech, Language and Communication Disabilities (January 2018)
- CDAC is awarded David C. Onley Leadership in Accessibility Award
- Lynn Mitchell joins CDAC Board of Directors