ATN Access for Persons with Disabilities

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Record #: LON2311 Last Modified: 17 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 15 Jul 2013
Location
Located In CommunityLondon
Address141 Dundas St, Ste 504
London, ON N6A 1G3
Site LocationCentral London
AccessibilityFully Accessible
IntersectionDundas St and Richmond St
Contact Information
Office Phone519-433-7950
TTY Phone519-433-7950
Fax519-433-0282
E-Mailinfo@atn.on.ca
Websitewww.atn.on.ca
Primary ExecutiveVicki Mayer, Executive Director; Phone: 519-433-7950 ext 256; Email: vicki@atn.on.ca
Description & Services
DescriptionTechnology and computer assisted learning courses and programs to help people gain skills and/or prepare for employment

Braille Translation - Offers conversion of text to Braille services

Computer Software Programs - Self Study - Instruction on developing keyboard skills including one-handed keyboarding * Microsoft Office * bookkeeping software*  learning/literacy programs also available

General Educational Development - Assists adults with learning barriers or disabilities who are having difficulties preparing for the GED test or who are having difficulties with understanding the content of correspondent high school credit courses

Introduction to Computers Program - General introduction to computers and word processing * 4-week long program

Learning Disabilities Services - Psychological assessments (if needed), educational prescriptions and literacy upgrading for adults with learning barriers and disabilities

Ontario Employment Assistance Services OEAS - Employment services to unemployed people * may include labour market information, employment needs assessment, career planning, employment counselling, diagnostic assessment, job search skills, job finding clubs, job placement services, developing an employment action plan, referral to appropriate intervention and participant case management and follow-up

Outreach Program - Computer training, literacy and numeracy instruction, access device training, train-the-trainer and employment readiness and maintenance in cooperation with other service providers * available to clients or service providers

Skills for Employment - Assists participants in their active job search through the development and maintenance of employment specific skills

Technology and Computer Assisted Learning - Assistive technology and computer assisted learning to prepare adults with disabilities/barriers for employment, further education or to improve quality of life * assessment, referral, placement and pre-employment support * academic upgrading and pre-post secondary preparation services * consultations regarding access technology

Workshops for Employers - Covers literacy issues, access technology, sensitivity training, commercial software adaptations

Youth Employment Strategy - Combines 5 weeks paid skills training with 10 weeks paid employment placement work placement to assist the lives of youth with learning and employment barriers

Services and Programs:
  • ETAC Employment Resource Centre
  • Tanys Quesnel Living Learning Centre
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4pm
Areas ServedElgin County ; London ; Middlesex County ; Oxford County
BoundariesLondon, Middlesex, Elgin and Oxford
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Unemployed persons working less than 20 hours per week and legally entitled to work in Canada * Employment Insurance (EI) and Reachback clients (persons with an active EI claim, have a claim that ended within the last 3 years or have a maternity/parental claim that ended in the past 5 years)
ApplicationCall for an intake appointment
FeesNo fee for most programs * Introduction to Computers Program $25
LanguagesEnglish ; American Sign Language (ASL)
Established1987
FundingProvincial ; Private
Supplementary Info
Alternate NameAccommodation, Training and Networking
Service Level(50) Non Profit