«Community» column

I think I have a learning disability; what do I do?

November 22nd, 2016; By Mariann Roberts

Finding the proper resources when you have a learning disability varies, depending on each individual disability. Before being able to efficiently find the specific resources, it is important to identify […]

Spiral Garden: A Space for All Children

November 22nd, 2016; By Anthony Teles

It can be difficult for anyone to fit in. Children and youth with disabilities can find it especially difficult to find a place where they feel comfortable to express themselves […]

Caledon Institute releases report on Disability Supports and Employment Policy

October 31st, 2016; By NEADS

Via www.neads.ca Disability Supports and Employment Policy Sherri Torjman and Anne Makhoul, October 2016, Caledon Institute of Social Policy weblink: http://www.caledoninst.org/Publications/PDF/1105ENG.pdf The objective of this study, carried out in partnership […]

NEADS Events Across Canada: November 2016

October 31st, 2016; By NEADS

Organizer: Foundation for Fighting Blindness Title: 2016 National Young Leaders Summit Foundation Fighting Blindness: Call for Applications Category: Education Location: Toronto, Ontario Date: November 5, 2016 Web site: http://ffb.ca/2016-national-young-leaders-summit-call-for-applications/ Description: […]

Campus Disability Services

October 31st, 2016; By NEADS

If you’re a student with a disability looking at your post-secondary options, we’ve provided a handy link to the NEADS website where you can access information about campus disability services […]

Transitioning to Another School with a Disability

October 31st, 2016; By Maria Cruz

Moving on from high school is a giant step for a lot of kids. Deciding which school to go to, what program you want to join, how you will transition, […]

Changing Words to Change the World: Grappling with the Word “Disabled”

October 31st, 2016; By L. Tetro

Though we often underestimate their impact, the words we use are a powerful reflection of our society’s beliefs. Think about words that were once widely accepted, but are now considered […]