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Ability Speaks: Tariq Anwar

Born and raised in Ottawa, solo singer/songwriter, heavily influenced by early 90’s grunge, old-school Motown and Canadian artists like The Tragically Hip, Hayden, The Headstones and Neil Young, Tariq’s original material does not easily fall…

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Abilities Voice: Michael Lifshitz

Thank you everyone who came, shared online, our awesome participants, to the families who came, to our sponsor, Helena Guzman Design; our director, Christina Ranieri; and our inspiring speaker, Michael Lifshitz. This was a great…

Day camp reaches out to disabled Ottawans

Day camp reaches out to disabled Ottawans Ottawa South News ByErin McCracken As a child struggling with learning disabilities, Christina Ranieri was told time and again that there was something wrong with her. She didn’t…

CISDEP LAUCH BBQ & GARAGE SALE July 5th at 10am- 5pm

 We had an awesome garage sale, raffle, BBQ, music, special guests and giant board games. Come on down and help support persons with disabilities within the rural areas.  Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, the Southwood…

SUMMER BAKE SALE MAY 30,2014

  http://www.boom997.com/2014/05/19/summer-bake-sale-may-30th/   AND   https://www.facebook.com/BootlegButtons AND Thank you to our sponsors Boom 99.7, UsedOttawa and Bootleg Buttons on behalf myself, volunteers, participants and families of persons with disabilities. Thank you to everyone who came…

Momondays Ottawa May 12, 2014 #CISDEP

We are back with moinspiration, molaughs and moentertainment…what mo could you ask for? Join us at Biagio’s Italian Kitchen, 1394 Richmond Road near Carling Ave. Doors open at 6:00 for dinner, drinks and socializing. Cover…

Board Game Night and Art Show Fundraiser

Christy’s Integration, Skills, Daycare, and Education Program for persons with disabilities (CISDEP)  held their second fundraising event March 19th! A big, big “thank you” to all the sponsors who made this event possible and to…

Christina Ranieri

Christina has a long history of involvement with the persons with disabilities community. She is a graduate of Algonquin College in the General Arts and Science program as well as the Crisis Management/Human psychology program. She…
CISDEP Inc. Fundraiser Band Night

CISDEP Inc. Fundraiser Band Night

CISDEP’s Fundraiser Band Night was a great success! Thank you to all our community partners, the families involved and our volunteers and a huge thank you to all who attended. This wouldn’t have been possible without…