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One Size Fits All?

March 31st, 2017; By Marianne Stephens

If there’s one expression I dislike more than any other, it’s one size fits all. It may be true in some cases, but not so much when it comes to […]

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 […]

Muscular Dystrophy: From Immobility to Opportunity

November 26th, 2015; By Anthony Teles

Many things are so second nature that we never give them a second thought. Your legs take those steps out the door in the morning, and your thumbs dance across […]

You Can Handle Anything- Just Try!

October 29th, 2015; By Courtney Gilmour

I am an amputee, missing both hands and my right leg above the knee. I know what you’re thinking, “How is she typing this?” Well, it’s easy. I simply bash […]

Student Loan Repayment Assistance for Borrowers with Permanent Disabilities

April 12th, 2015; By NEADS

Students with permanent disabilities who are having difficulty paying back their student loans are eligible for the Repayment Assistance Plan for Borrowers with Permanent Disabilities (RAP-PD). RAP-PD makes debt repayment […]

Support Services Available at Post-Secondary

April 12th, 2015; By Transition Resource Guide

Each post-secondary school will have a range of services to support students with disabilities and the wider student population.  These services provide an excellent source of support for students (and […]

Becoming a Self-Advocate

March 20th, 2015; By NEADS

“You’re hired for your strengths not for your deficits or challenges. Your focus should be on what you can do and on articulating that to the potential employer” – Julie Ouellette, […]