Ontario Association of the Deaf

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Overview

2395 Bayview Ave Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto, Ontario M2L 1A2

OAD is the oldest Deaf consumer organization in Canada and is currently an affiliate of the Canadian Association of the Deaf.

t: view phone416 413 9191

v: 416 513 1893 TTY

f: view fax416 413 4822

w: http://www.deafontario.ca

e: office@deafontario.ca

Description

The Ontario Association of the Deaf (OAD) was founded by two Deaf teachers who taught at the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf in Belleville in 1886. OAD is the oldest Deaf consumer organization in Canada and is currently an affiliate of the Canadian Association of the Deaf. OAD is a non-profit organization that relies on public donations and government funding to provide and maintain services to the community.

Originally founded as a social club, OAD is now a leading political/advocacy organization. Some of OAD's initiatives include:

Consultation and Training
Consumer Advocacy (Children and Adults)
Access Advocacy
Deaf Outreach Program, Prevention and Advocacy for Deaf People Living with HIV/AIDS
Deaf Youth Leadership Camp
Mayfest (Annual Community Festival)
Women's Issues

Hours of work

OAD
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

DOP
Tuesday - Friday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

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