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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Family Village

family_villageWebsite provides a global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with cognitive and other disabilities, for their families, and for those that provide them services and support. The Village includes informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections,

adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media and literature, and much more!

Of special interest: Discussion boards on a variety of topics as well as message boards according to diagnosis, specific procedures and geographic location.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Family support and information
Type: Information website
Source/Organization: Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Geographic Focus: U.S. based
Language: English only
Purpose: A web site for children and adults with disabilities, their families, and their friends and allies that brings together thousands of online resources in an organized, easy-to-use directory
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu

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