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Nafisah is standing in the backyard at the CHKC Training Centre wearing a black jacket and holding her white cane. She is standing in front of a fence and maple tree that is changing colours.
Oct 23, 2019

At CHKC, Consumers Become More Independent

CHKC employee Nafisah Patel was born with retinoblastoma, a rare form of cancer that rapidly develops from the cells of a retina. As a result, she had her eyes removed when she was only four months old. As she puts it, she has never known a life with sight. At CHKC, Nafisah works as the […]

David Desmoulin in the CHCK Training Centre kitchen making chocolate cake.
Oct 10, 2019

CHKC Changed My Life

For seven years now, David Desmoulin has been coming to Canadian Helen Keller Centre for its programs and services. He makes the long trek from Pic River, Ontario to Toronto once a year. Usually he comes for two weeks, but in 2019, due to time constraints, he was only able to stay for one. David […]

Sep 30, 2019

October 2019 activities

Below you will find the October 2019 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Tuesday, October 1 Seniors Drop-in, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 2 Garden Club, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Thursday, October 3 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m Book Club, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 9 Garden Club, […]

Sep 17, 2019

Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The 2018-2019 Annual General Meeting will take place at the Rotary Cheshire Apartment building tonight, Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please download and read the Annual Report for your information.  

Aug 27, 2019

September 2019 activities

Below you will find the September 2019 activities at the CHKC Training Centre. Wednesday, September 4 Garden Club, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Thursday, September 5 Breakfast Club, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m Book Club, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 11 Garden Club, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Wednesday, September 18 Garden Club, […]

Aug 2, 2019

Today is GivingTuesday!

My name is Elio Riggillo and welcome to the CHKC blog! I wanted to share a bit more about me. I was born and raised in Toronto. I grew up attending deaf school and didn’t know I had Ushers Syndrome until I was 16. I use ASL to communicate but as my vision has deteriorated […]

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