How CDAC works


  • Has a board of directors – 45% of its members are people who live with disabilities.
  • Works on funded projects that address social justice and accessibility issues.
  • Engages people who have communication disabilities, as paid consultants.
  • Hires professionals with expertise in areas to address the needs of specific projects. ┬áThis includes people who have backgrounds in communication disabilities, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), human rights, accessibility legislation, justice, and legal services, healthcare and adult education.
  • Shares information and resources at local, provincial, national and international levels via its website and social media.
  • Collaborates and networks with a wide range of partner organizations in areas of disability, speech-language pathology and augmentative communication.
  • Works with accessibility in government, healthcare, police, legal and justice services.
  • Welcomes feedback on all aspects of our work.