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Organizations

SAFERhome Standards Society 19-Point Standards Graphic The SAFERhome design is an overlay for homes that brings flexibility, safety, and cost savings. All criteriae are within the existing Provincial and National Building Code. There is now a real housing choice of getting more than the traditionally accepted minimum building standard.

United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development Disability

Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free assistance to children and families whom are affected by cerebral palsy, by uncovering a variety of medical, educational and financial resources.

Manitoba Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP) offers business services to people with disabilities or health conditions interested in starting a business in rural Manitoba. This program is open to anyone with a viable business idea who has a disability or a health condition. – See more at: Community Futures Manitoba

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is based in the United States and is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace. askjan.org

NEADS (National Educational Association of Disabled Students www.neads.ca Since its founding in 1986, NEADS has had the mandate to support full access to education and employment for post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities across Canada.

Theravive.com is a network of mental health practitioners representing thousands of credentialed therapists and psychologists. Our mission is to facilitate a rapid connection between an individual in need of help, and qualified therapists who can provide counseling.

Canadian National Institute for the Blind – www.cnib.ca

Disabilities and the Right words – www.bcrehab.com

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association www.ccacc.ca

Ontario March of Dimes – www.marchofdimes.ca

Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada – www.heartandstroke.ca

Canadian Hearing Society – www.chs.ca

MS Society of Canada – www.mssociety.ca

Canadian Diabetes Association – www.diabetes.ca

People in Motion – www.people-in-motion.com

Community Living Mississauga – www.clmiss.ca

United Way of Peel Reigon – www.unitedwaypeel.org

Kerry’s Place – www.kerrysplace.com

Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District – www.ldatd.on.ca

Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) – www.ccac-ont.ca

ACCESS Community Capital Fund – www.accessccf.com

Abilities Website: www.abilities.ca

PEI Council on People with Disabilities: www.peicod.pe.ca

Books

After Disability: A guide to getting on with life By Lisa Bendall

Chicken soup for the recovering Soul: Daily inspirations By Jack Canfield

The Disability Experience: A Healing Journey By Arthur Soissons-Segal

Second Chances: Crisis and Renewal in our Everyday life By Tom Koch

Digital Outcasts by Kel Smith

Stroke of Insight By Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

Articles

October 6, 2016 Disability Supports and Employment Policy by the Caledon Institute on Social Policy.

September 3, 2015 Leaving Some Behind: What Happens When Workers Get Sick by the Institute for Research on Public Policy

November 2014 – Second Legislative Review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Mayo Moran, Reviewer

Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining and Promoting People with Disabilities. A Resource Guide for Employers. A United States Guide.

Adults with Disabilities and seniors.Tips on Recognizing and Preventing Abuse and Neglect. A publication from the Public Legal Education and Information Services of New Brunswick available at www.legal-info-legale.nb.ca

A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities. Blueprint for Governors (US 2013): http://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/NGA/files/pdf/2013/NGA_2013BetterBottomLineWeb.pdf

CCRW-Diversity Planning for Inclusive Employment (DPIE) Employer Survey (Canada 2005): http://www.ccrw.org/userfiles/CCRW-DPIE-EN.pdf

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – First Report of Canada (Canadian Government February 2014)

Report on Equality Rights for People with Disabilities (Canadian Human Rights Commission 2012) http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/sites/default/files/rerpd_rdepad-eng.pdf

Emerging Giant – Big is not Enough The Global Economics of Disability (March 2012): The Return on Disability Company

2015 Annual Report: the Global Economics of Disability

Rethinking Disability in the Private Sector – Report from the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (Canada 2013): http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2013/rhdcc-hrsdc/HS64-21-2013-eng.pdf

Understanding Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and ABI. A guide to various definitions and symptoms and commonly used Workplace accommodations. http://www.ccrw.org/userfiles/Understanding%20Mental%20Health%20Developmentmental%20Disabilty%20and%20ABI.pdf

A Win-Win Proposition: The Business Case for Actively Recruiting and Retaining People with Disabilities (March 2014) ©Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation. All rights reserved.

www.personalitypage.com – personality types

www.quintcareers.com

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