Category Archives: Upgrading and Training

Continuing education options

Maddie likes to learn but it’s hard to find suitable options for continuing education. After graduating from the College Vocational programs at George Brown College and Seneca College (now cancelled), Maddie worked on Essential SkillsĀ in a full-time, Toronto Board program. … Continue reading

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Graduation day! Culinary Arts program Christian Horizons and Humber College

The Culinary Arts Program led by Christian Horizons and Humber College was by far the best post-secondary experience Maddie has ever had. The job coaches worked very hard to find suitable restaurant placements for every student. Students were placed in … Continue reading

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Help the Mavericks Become Baristas!

Common Ground Cooperative has been working to offer meaningful employment to adults with developmental delays for many years. And now, The Coffee Shed has launched a new campaign to enhance their already excellent program. Made by Mavericks is the brainchild … Continue reading

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Cleaning mussels and chopping kale

There are very few post-secondary options for adults with developmental delays and even fewer that are as meaningful as Maddie’s Culinary Employment Skills program. The combination of in-class and hands-on learning paired with dependable support from skilled instructors and job … Continue reading

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Culinary arts pilot program

Maddie has started a new culinary arts program. Run jointly by Christian Horizons and Humber College, it is a 9 month program for adults with developmental delays. They learn a whole range of culinary employment skills with in-class and workplace … Continue reading

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