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Breaking Down Barriers is a registered charity and inclusive agency serving individuals with visible and invisible disabilities. These diverse disabilities include physical, sensory, emotional and intellectual. Located in Collingwood, ON, we are an accredited member of Independent Living Canada and provide a wide range of independent living skills programs, peer support activities, services and supports, resources and referrals across Simcoe, Grey and Bruce Counties.   Read more about our Mission here

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We have something a little different for June's Connecting with Seniors. Two wonderful guest presenters. Jo Ann Cole-Fitzpatrick speaks to us about her husband's and her own personal health scare journey and the importance of listening to your body. Sophia Lemon talks...

Direct Funding Self-Managed Attendant Services in Ontario

Ontario’s Direct Funding is an innovative program enabling adults with physical disabilities to become employers of their own attendants.

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Accessibility is not about disabilities. It’s about people.

- Aaron Gustafson

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