Archive for Independent Living Movement: issues and Research

Impact: Changing the Way We View Disability

This is a story of resilience and possibilities, as people with disabilities take charge of their own lives and work with others to create positive change in their community. This book highlights 25 years of the Independent Living movement in Canada. It shows how the move to citizenship and consumer direction has had an enormous impact on the lives of Canadians with disabilities.

Order the book here –—2011.pdf

Shared Values, Networks and Trust Among Canadian Consumer Driven Disability Organizations

This article was published in the Disability Studies Quarterly,  Volume 28, No 1, Winter 2008

Canadian Independent Living Centres: Impact on the Community

This article was published in the International Journal of Rehabilitation Research,  23 (2), p. 61-74, 2000

The Impact of Independent Living Resource Centres in Canada on People with Disabilities

This article was published in the Canadian Journal of Rehabilitation,  10:2, p. 99-112, 1997

Voice, Choice and Community

Remarks made at the Opening of new Gage Transition for Independent Living, Oct. 1996