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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Canadian Association of Community Living CACL

canadain_assoc_commun_livinThis is the website of the national organization which has grown to become a federation of 10 provincial and three territorial associations comprising of 420 local associations and over 40,000 members.

Website includes:

  • Information about CACL
  • Resources for priority areas including children and youth, families, adult learning, disability supports.
  • Direct links to provincial/territorial ACLs www.cacl.ca/english/provteracls/
  • News and advocacy
Resource Details:
Topic Area: Specific disability: intellectual disability
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Charitable organization
Geographic Focus: National
Language: Bilingual French and English
Purpose: To ensure that people with intellectual disabilities: have the same rights and access to choice, services and supports as all other persons; have the same opportunities as others to live in freedom and dignity, and have the needed supports to do so;
Date reviewed: September 2014

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