Recent Publications

This page includes articles, position papers, fact sheets, and continuing legal education materials developed by ARCH. If you require any of these materials in alternate formats, please contact ARCH.

Articles and Position Papers


  • October 20, 2015
    This presentation was created for a Health Justice workshop with St. Michael’s Hospital Academic Family Health Team patient population and community.     
  • October 7, 2015
    Johanna presented at the Toronto Clinic Training Conference on The Citizenship Act’s Knowledge Test Requirement and Citizenship Immigration Canada’s Obligations to Provide Accommodation to Persons with Disabilities Your Human Rights.
  • September 3, 2015
    This workshop was presented at St. Michael’s Hospital STAR Learning Centre.
  • July 15, 2015
    This presentation was created to introduce St. Michael’s Hospital Family Health Team members to our Health Justice Initiative.
  • May 1, 2015
    This workshop was presented alongside clinic colleagues at Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario Conference.
  • November 17, 2014
    This video produced by the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario together with ARCH Disability Law Centre provides information on decision making rights and how to ensure your wishes are respected should you experience a period of incapacity (or inability to make particular decisions). The video provides information on creating Powers of Attorney...
  • October 17, 2014
    ARCH presents workshop on working with people with disabilities to the Tenant Duty Counsel. The presentation is attached below.
  • March 27, 2014
    Laurie Letheren, lawyer at ARCH Disability Law Centre, addressed the students in the Disability Discourse class at George Brown College in Toronto. The presentation discussed the history of the disability rights movement in Canada. Laurie addressed the rights and protections provided to people with disabilities under the Canadian Charter of Rights...
  • March 26, 2014
    Kerri Joffe and Laurie Letheren, lawyers at ARCH Disability Law Centre, addressed students at McMaster University about their rights as students with disabilities. The presentation addresses rights and protections provided under human rights legislation in Ontario. In particular, the right to have disability-related needs accommodated by post...
  • January 10, 2014
     ARCH was invited to deliver a webinar for Accessibility Ontario.  The webinar is a condensed version of ARCH's workshop "Navigating Legal Services for People with Disabilities: A workshop for front-line workers". The webinar is intended to: • assist front- line workers to identify legal issues faced by people with...
  • October 22, 2013
    This presentation was delivered at ARCH’s 2013 AGM. The presentation provides an overview of some key events in the history of the disability rights movement in Canada. It is not an exhaustive history and does not discuss all the important political and legal events that have occurred. For more information on important cases, please see...
  • March 28, 2013
    Many students with disabilities who attend college or university often encounter many barriers to having their needs met in order that they may achieve and succeed at their full potential. This is often particularly true for students who are in the later years of an undergraduate program, for students who are doing a co-op or work placement and...
  • July 30, 2012
    ARCH provided a series of 12 workshops for Ready for School Connects Program, delivered at Crescent Town Elementary School, George Webster Public School, Rose Avenue Junior Public School, Secord Elementary School, and Sprucecourt Junior Public School.

Continuing Legal Education Materials