Canadian Deafblind Association - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Canadian Deafblind Association
1860 Appleby Line, Unit 14, Box 421
Burlington, ON L7L 7H7
(905) 319-2027 (Fax)
(866) 229-5832 (Toll-Free)

Brief Description

Maintains chapters in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Ontario, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

Staff description: National office has 2 part-time paid staff, 1 consultant. Balance is volunteer-based across Canada. Each chapter may have paid staff.
Geographic area served: Canada.
Publications: WINGS:A Model for an Integrated Lifestyle; A Survey of Late Emerging Manifestations of Congenital Rubella in Canada; Intervention (semi-annual newsmagazine). -Developing a National Volunteer Registry of Persons with Deafblindness in Canada: Results from the Study, 1999-2001 -Supported Independent Living Residences in Canada - A handbook -Perceptions of Light - Canada (A Photographic Documentary about Individuals who are Deafblind) by Natalie Schonfeld


Wylie Bystedt, President,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Some chapters offer this.
  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling and self-help.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers use of community facilities.
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