Please note: Enrollment for this course is NOW CLOSED.

The purpose of this FREE introductory 4 week facilitated course is to help frontline practitioners working with immigrant and refugee communities better understand barriers and challenges immigrants and refugees (including newcomers) with in/visible disabilities experience and to work towards creating welcoming, inclusive and accessible agencies for service users.

Successful participants committed approximately 2-3 hours of learning each week.


Cette autoformation porte sur les obstacles à l’offre de services d’établissement holistiques à l’intention des nouveaux arrivants aux prises avec un handicap. Cette formation cible tout particulièrement les intervenants de première ligne en établissement ainsi que le personnel de gestion. Ce cours à distance a été conçu de manière à attirer davantage l’attention sur ce groupe marginalisé, afin que nous puissions continuer notre œuvre commune de les aider à s’intégrer.

This self-directed training covers barriers to wholistic settlement services for newcomers with disabilities experience. It is specifically targeted to train frontline settlement workers and management staff. This online course was designed with the intention of bringing greater attention to this marginalized group so we can continue to work together to support them during their integration.