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Susan & Deza are placement students at George Brown College
Jan 28, 2020

What is an Intervenor?

Many outside of the deafblind community ask, “What is an intervenor?” At Canadian Helen Keller Centre, intervenors are the lifeblood of our organization. Without them, we would be incapable of providing our programs and services. Acting as the eyes and ears, an intervenor provides complete information about the environment to a person who is deafblind […]

Jan 27, 2020

February 2020 activities

Below you will find a list of the February 2020 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Tuesday, February 4 Knitting Club, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Seniors Drop-in, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday, February 6 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m Reading Club, 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 8 Art Club, […]

Nov 29, 2019

December 2019 activities

Below you will find a list of the December 2019 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Monday, December 2 Cooking Course – Eggs and Flower, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3 Chili Drop-in, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. @ RCA Thursday, December 5 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m Saturday, December 7 Workshop: Holiday […]

Nov 4, 2019

Mae Brown, A World Without Sight and Sound

Today, November 4, marks the anniversary of the death of Mae Brown. Miss Brown was the second deafblind woman (after Helen Keller) and the first deafblind Canadian to earn a university degree, graduating from the University of Toronto in 1972. Following graduation, Miss Brown held a pioneer role at the CNIB to help persons who […]

CHKC training centre
Oct 31, 2019

November 2019 activities

Below you will find the November 2019 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Thursday, November 7 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m Book Club, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 12 Seniors Drop-in, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, November 15 iOS Club, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16 Online Dating, […]

Oct 23, 2019

With Intervenor Services, Nadine Can Do Anything!

CHKC consumer and employee, Nadine Anderson, lives quite the life. If you were to find her on social media, you would learn that she likes the finer things, and that includes good food. A Toronto native, Nadine is well known as a tenant at Rotary Cheshire Apartments (RCA) and as a part-time employee at both […]

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