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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Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD)

smdandmeThe Society is a family of organizations that are working together to improve the lives of persons with disabilities in Manitoba. Website provide information and contacts for the programs and services provided through SMD - programs and services that address virtually every aspect of a person's life - as well as their families.

Of special interest:
Link to participating organizations (self-help clearinghouse): http://www.smd.mb.ca/default.aspx?tabid=56

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Family support and information
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Non profit organization
Geographic Focus: Manitoba, but of interest to all
Language: English only
Purpose: To support the independence, participation and empowerment of persons of all abilities
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.smd.mb.ca

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