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Reclaiming our pasts,
Shaping our futures
Memory Witness and Hope: Sharing Stories About Surviving Institutions
Memory Witness and Hope brought together French- and English-speaking institutional survivors labelled with intellectual disabilities.
We used art and video to tell our stories and learn new skills.
Explore our work
Memory Witness and Hope is now finished.
This website serves as a repository of resources created through our project. You can explore our work below, or by visiting our Resources page.
I Remember Rideau Regional
by Robert Concordia
Lesson plans for secondary school teachers
Introduction - Memory Witness and Hope: A Unit of Study
Lesson 1: Memory - The History of Ontario's Institutions for People with Developmental Disabilities
Lesson 2: Witness - Learning from Survivors' Stories
Lesson 3: Hope - Learning from the Past: Justice, Not Apologies
Lesson 4: Take Action - Towards an Anti-Ableist Future
Anti-Ableist Initiative - Rubric
*All resources are available in both French and English.
To access French-language versions, click here.
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