Ensemble http://www.ensembleunderstands.com Inspiring Strength from a Parent’s Perspective Fri, 21 Aug 2020 19:04:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Information for Ensemble Families Email – August 2020 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/information-for-ensemble-families-email-august-2020/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/information-for-ensemble-families-email-august-2020/#respond Fri, 21 Aug 2020 19:04:27 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5221 The latest information for families email from Ensemble, https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Information-for-Families---August-2020-.html?soid=1132692039930&aid=cfpl0CTeiW4

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Excellent article in the globe and mail about the one time COVID disability payment and the inadequacy of it http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/excellent-article-in-the-globe-and-mail-about-the-one-time-covid-disability-payment-and-the-inadequacy-of-it/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/excellent-article-in-the-globe-and-mail-about-the-one-time-covid-disability-payment-and-the-inadequacy-of-it/#respond Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:02:40 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5214 The globe and mail has an excellent article in the globe and mail about the one time COVID disability payment and how it is time for the disability community to unite and advocate for change. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-its-time-to-unify-the-disability-movement/?fbclid=IwAR1OoSyihYSyXNAjuDC1B4ZyHzRy9ohnpO4GFldoUvldKcYRUCvsIAAySEc

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The globe and mail has an excellent article in the globe and mail about the one time COVID disability payment and how it is time for the disability community to unite and advocate for change.

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Local Parent from the Housing in Amherstburg/Harrow area for Disabled is hosting a zoom meeting on town-home housing ideas, Thursday, August 16th, from 5-6pm http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/local-parent-from-the-housing-in-amherstburg-harrow-area-for-disabled-is-hosting-a-zoom-meeting-on-town-home-housing-ideas-thursday-august-16th-from-5-6pm/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/local-parent-from-the-housing-in-amherstburg-harrow-area-for-disabled-is-hosting-a-zoom-meeting-on-town-home-housing-ideas-thursday-august-16th-from-5-6pm/#respond Wed, 05 Aug 2020 22:44:22 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5210 One our Ensemble parents', Lois, is the creator of a private Facebook Group, Housing in Aburg / Harrow for Disabled to look how families can address housing for their family members in the Amherstburg/Harrow area, and the group is hosting an online event, Thursday, August 16th, from 5-6 pm, via Zoom, called Plant a Home, https://plantahome.ca/. It is […]

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One our Ensemble parents', Lois, is the creator of a private Facebook Group, Housing in Aburg / Harrow for Disabled to look how families can address housing for their family members in the Amherstburg/Harrow area, and the group is hosting an online event, Thursday, August 16th, from 5-6 pm, via Zoom, called Plant a Home, https://plantahome.ca/. It is an information session on Townhome housing were innovative ideas will be presented by Christina Zhang, who has a business degree and understands the challenges parents have in finding housing for their adult disabled children.

The meeting will take place via zoom, and the zoom link will be sent out closer to the meeting If you are interested, please let me know via Facebook, or ensemble@communitylivingessex.org, or Lois Bebbington, lois.bebb@yahoo.com.

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One time COVID Disability payment of $600 to be paid out in early fall http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/one-time-covid-disability-payment-of-600-to-be-paid-out-in-early-fall/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/one-time-covid-disability-payment-of-600-to-be-paid-out-in-early-fall/#respond Sat, 01 Aug 2020 13:39:10 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5208 The government of Canada has posted on their website that the one time COVID Disability payment of $600 will be paid out in early fall. The details are posted at, https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/covid19-emergency-benefits/one-time-payment-persons-disabilities.html?fbclid=IwAR201bxrsStxmtSkdpelAbbdfZbLn9k2zsSyh9FdIu_IJNADZMPgJgglLjI

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The government of Canada has posted on their website that the one time COVID Disability payment of $600 will be paid out in early fall. The details are posted at, https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/covid19-emergency-benefits/one-time-payment-persons-disabilities.html?fbclid=IwAR201bxrsStxmtSkdpelAbbdfZbLn9k2zsSyh9FdIu_IJNADZMPgJgglLjI

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Ontario releases plans to fully open all publicly funded schools for September http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/ontario-releases-plans-to-fully-open-all-publicly-funded-schools-for-september/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/ontario-releases-plans-to-fully-open-all-publicly-funded-schools-for-september/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2020 19:52:08 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5205 The government of Ontario has released plans earlier today to fully open all publicly schools in September. All the details are found at, https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/07/ontario-releases-plan-for-safe-reopening-of-schools-in-september.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p&fbclid=IwAR3VTVrFwmcWxgmd88hLSAxCrrONxwIfmGziZuG-83ez1crs8ipAGYGDx-Y

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The government of Ontario has released plans earlier today to fully open all publicly schools in September. All the details are found at, https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/07/ontario-releases-plan-for-safe-reopening-of-schools-in-september.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p&fbclid=IwAR3VTVrFwmcWxgmd88hLSAxCrrONxwIfmGziZuG-83ez1crs8ipAGYGDx-Y

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City of Windsor is offering free hand sanitizer to residents, July 30th http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/city-of-windsor-is-offering-free-hand-sanitizer-to-residents-july-30th/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/city-of-windsor-is-offering-free-hand-sanitizer-to-residents-july-30th/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2020 16:15:14 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5203 The City of Windsor is offering free hand sanitizer for pick up tomorrow at the WFCU centre from 9 am to 1 pm. I just wanted to share as many of us have medically fragile/immune compromised family members who are more vulnerable to COVID-19, and this could be of some help for families. https://mailchi.mp/5e6dfd708381/windsor-essex-community-health-centre-master-your-health-workshops-12603654?e=d1ee1678f1

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The City of Windsor is offering free hand sanitizer for pick up tomorrow at the WFCU centre from 9 am to 1 pm. I just wanted to share as many of us have medically fragile/immune compromised family members who are more vulnerable to COVID-19, and this could be of some help for families.

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Senate gives Royal Assent to Bill C-20 which includes one time $600 COVID Disability payment http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/senate-gives-royal-assent-to-bill-c-20-which-includes-one-time-600-covid-disability-payment/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/senate-gives-royal-assent-to-bill-c-20-which-includes-one-time-600-covid-disability-payment/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2020 01:35:42 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5201 The Senate has passed bill C-20 which has the $600 one time Covid Disability payment as part of the bill. When we find out when we will receive the payments, we will pass along that information. https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/senate-approves-bill-on-wage-subsidy-disability-payments-for-covid-19-1.5040599

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The Senate has passed bill C-20 which has the $600 one time Covid Disability payment as part of the bill. When we find out when we will receive the payments, we will pass along that information.

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Latest Information for Families email – July 2020 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/latest-information-for-families-email-july-2020/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/latest-information-for-families-email-july-2020/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2020 01:32:59 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5197 We have put together our latest information for families email for July 2020, https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Information-for-Families---July-2020-.html?soid=1132692039930&aid=L_LQuSH3syI

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Statistics Canada Survey on how Covid-19 has impacted those with disabilities http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/statistics-canada-survey-on-how-covid-19-has-impacted-those-with-disabilities/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/statistics-canada-survey-on-how-covid-19-has-impacted-those-with-disabilities/#respond Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:08:14 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5188 Statistics Canada is conducting a survey to collect information about how COVID-19 has impacted the employment, household expenses, and access to health services for people with disabilities. Take the survey,https://surveys-enquetes.statcan.gc.ca/form-formulaire/q/en/eqgsa167ab16efa1486f93d69f6801436b8a/p0

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Statistics Canada is conducting a survey to collect information about how COVID-19 has impacted the employment, household expenses, and access to health services for people with disabilities. Take the survey,https://surveys-enquetes.statcan.gc.ca/form-formulaire/q/en/eqgsa167ab16efa1486f93d69f6801436b8a/p0

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Federal Government released details of funding for Canadians with disabilities http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/federal-government-released-details-of-funding-for-canadians-with-disabilities/ http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/federal-government-released-details-of-funding-for-canadians-with-disabilities/#respond Mon, 08 Jun 2020 20:38:55 +0000 http://www.ensembleunderstands.com/?p=5170 The federal government released details Friday of funding for Canadians with disabilities, details can be found at, https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/feds-to-send-600-to-some-canadians-with-disabilities-1.4970813?fbclid=IwAR3jLV2MjCVoDDa2cQQtHVvTFMZHl7dHEtV3SvX7wZI1rfpqEtkJtLI5ko0

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The federal government released details Friday of funding for Canadians with disabilities, details can be found at, https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/feds-to-send-600-to-some-canadians-with-disabilities-1.4970813?fbclid=IwAR3jLV2MjCVoDDa2cQQtHVvTFMZHl7dHEtV3SvX7wZI1rfpqEtkJtLI5ko0

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