National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS)
Website has an extensive on line resource centre that provides nationwide information on services and programs for students with disabilities. NEADS publishes a regular newsletter, and conducts research on issues of importance to its members.
Of special interest:
The NEADS High School Outreach Project and transition guide book assists youth with disabilities with information about academic options, available financial aid and accommodations that support their studies: http://www.neads.ca/movingon/en/about/index.php
List of Transition programs throughout the country that offer students the opportunity to gather information on the post-secondary experience: http://www.neads.ca/movingon/en/transition/
The NEADS Online Work System (NOWS) is a bilingual, free, online tool where employers can post opportunities and search for job-ready candidates with disabilities. Students and grads can post resumes and cover letters on line: https://www.nows.ca/
Topic Area: Adult issues: education, transition, employment
Source/Organization: National charitable organization
Geographic Focus: National
Language: Bilingual French and English
Purpose: To encourage the self-empowerment of post-secondary students with disabilities.
Date reviewed: January 2013