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Cytogenetics and DNA Research Laboratory

The research team at the Ongwanada Resource Centre collaborates internationally in the study of genetic disorders associated with developmental disabilities with a special interest in autism, Fragile X syndrome and other X-linked disorders, Down's syndrome, manic depression, learning disabilities, and psychiatric genetic disorders. The laboratory does research searching for genes for Autism Spectrum Disorders and X-linked forms of developmental disability. To participate, please register at www.autismresearch.ca

The results of research projects are published in scientific journals and presented at conferences.

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OP-17-69 CASUAL TREATMENT COUNSELLORS
Location: Sunny Side Treatment Home
Dates of Vacancy: June 5, 2017
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
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OP-17-72 PERMANENT CASUAL OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Dates of Vacancy: June 5, 2017
Closing Date: May 5, 2017
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MNU-17-06 FULL TIME PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Location: Ongwanada Resource Centre
Dates of Vacancy: May 29, 2017
Closing Date: May 4, 2017
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MNU-17-05 FULL TIME SUPERVISOR-PLANNING & SOCIAL SERVICES
Date of Vacancy: June 12, 2017
Closing Date: May 4, 2017
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Paint Night: Fundraiser for United Way KFL&A
Join us for an evening of merriment while creating your own personal masterpiece!

WHEN: Thursday, April 27, 2017
TIME: 7 p.m.  9 p.m.
Light refreshment at 6:30
WHY: Because the United Way needs our help!
HOW: Register at https://www.paintnite.com/events/_1170797

Included in the price:
" All supplies: Paint, brushes, a 16x20 canvas and a funky Paint Nite apron to wear (a nifty little fashion statement)!
" Delectable treats prior to starting
" Door Prizes

The proceeds of this fundraiser will go to the United Way KFL&A who help people and organizations in our community. In 2015 that was 75,000 people, 40 agencies, and 57 programs.

We need at least 35 people signed up two weeks in advance to proceed with the event and we are open to the public so bring family and friends!

Register by April 7, 2017 for a chance to win our Early Bird draw.

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Winter 2017 Horizon
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Ongwanada earns Accreditation with Exemplary Standing
Ongwanada is proud to announce that after Accreditation Canada's surveyors were on-site in December, they reported that our organization met Exemplary status. Thank you to everyone who was involved in the process.

Click below to see the Accreditation Report.

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Host Family Opportunity for 64-year old gentleman
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2016-2017 Operating Plan
Document detailing progress toward Building Capacity & Moving Forward with a Person-Centred Approach.

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