Deaf Literacy Initiative

Record #: CDR1142
Last Modified: 01 May 2019
Last Full Update: 01 May 2019

Record Details

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Description & Services

Description DLI is a, non-profit, provincial umbrella organization that provides accessible and culturally relevant training, research, networking and resources to the Deaf and Deaf-Blind literacy communities. DLI has 15 Deaf and Deaf-Blind literacy organizations, in Ontario, under its umbrella. DLI develops accessible and accredited training for practitioners and learners in the Deaf and Deaf-Blind literacy agencies. DLI undertakes consultation, research, and technology initiatives; DLI produces accessible and culturally relevant learning resources; DLI promotes and supports the needs of Deaf and Deaf-Blind literacy communities.
Areas Served Peel Region ; 15 agencies in Ontario
Boundaries Southern Ontario to Northern Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Languages English ; American Sign language

Contact Information

Address & Map
112 Guelph Street
Georgetown, ON L7G 3Z0
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Accessibility Fully Accessible
Primary Contact Chris Kenopic, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Anselmo DeSousa, Project Co-Ordinator; Email:

Other Details

Established 1991
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)
Service Level (50) Non Profit


Subjects Blindness ; Deafness ; Literacy

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