Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

Welcome to Special Needs and Moving On Projects!

Special Needs & Moving On projectsThe Special Needs and Moving On Projects provide resources and support for workers at the post office whose children have disabilities. The projects are available to members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the Union of Postal Communications Employees (Public Service Alliance of Canada). The Special Needs Project is geared to families with young children; the Moving On Project is for adult sons and daughters with special needs. Life is more demanding when you work and have a child with special needs. Learn more about our Special Needs and Moving On projects.

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PWD-Online.ca

pwdWebsite currently emphasizes: Access to Travel; Assistive Technology Links; Links to Federal Government Disability Information; Mapping for the Visually Impaired; "Benefits finder" helps locate services and programs by province and territory.

Of special interest: Future developments will include links to:

* Provincial and Territorial information,
* Organizations for persons with disabilities, and
* Other disability-related sites.

On-line edition of Services for People with Disabilities: Guide to Government of Canada Services for People with Disabilities and their Families.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Government: programs and funding
Type:
Source/Organization: Collaborative effort of five federal government departments
Geographic Focus: National, with ability to access provincial/territorial programs and services
Language: Bilingual French and English
Purpose: To provide online integrated access to information, programs and services for persons with disabilities, their families, their caregivers, service providers and all Canadians
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.pwd-online.ca

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