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.


Association Québécoise pour enfants avec des problems auditifs

aqepaMutual support meetings; Courses for parents; Referrals to specialists and others; Telephone support line; Twinning of parents; Organizing family weekends; Early reading stimulation program: Le Plaisir de lire; Quebec-wide awareness-building campaign; Information sessions, conferences and conventions; Identification, early fitting and rehabilitation; Social integration to allow the child to become a full member of society; Recognizing the right of parents and their children to be part of the decision-making process as it relates to them.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Information and family support
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Not-for-profit organization
Geographic Focus: Québec
Language: French
Purpose: Promote and develop all services necessary for socially integrating deaf or hard-of-hearing youth; provide information and support for parents of these children; be respectful of the parents' right to choose, whatever their means.
Date reviewed: September 2014

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