Presented by the Bi pi maadzing zaagidwin teg jichaaming (Circle of Life in the Spirit of Love Project)
Persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are living longer and more fulfilled lives, but what are the challenges of aging with a disability? These webinars and storytelling videos delve into the effects of aging on Indigenous people living with IDD in Northern Ontario.
Created by the Bi pi maadzing zaagidwin teg jichaaming (Circle of Life in the Spirit of Love Project), this webinar series brings Indigenous voices from Northern Ontario to the forefront. These presentations adapt the “First Nation Holistic Lifelong Learning Model”, referencing the structure of a tree in relation to growth and learning throughout an individual’s lifespan and highlight individual learning and overall wellbeing.
Listen to the Storytellers
Developed by Surrey Place, the video series presents voices and perspectives from Indigenous caregivers and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in Northwestern Ontario.
Partners and Supporters
The Autism and/or Intellectual Disability Knowledge Exchange Network (AIDE) Canada is a tool to connect members of our community to the information and resources they need. They deliver credible, reliable, and evidence-informed resources in an unbiased and accessible way.