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Canada

Languages: English, French.

Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD)

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43 universities found with information for students with disabilities.

Links: 37 disability, education and employment related links for Canada

Advice: 8 organizations willing to answer questions about local accessibility and 5 other organizations to contact in Canada.



Canada. Information for visitors with disabilities

These 8 organizations in Canada are willing to provide visitors with local accessibility information. 5 other organizations to contact.

Accessibility Experts, Canada - Oshawa, ON. Organization works at the local level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
To help organizations provide effective customer service to persons with disabilities. Our services include: Accessibility Planning & Development ...
Canadian Abilities Foundation, Canada - Toronto, ON. Organization works at the national level and is mainly run by disabled people.
To provide information, inspiration and opportunity to people with disabilities, their friends ...
ILRC - the Independent Living Resource Centre, Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba. Organization works at the local level and is 100% run by disabled people.
The ILRC is a consumer controlled organization that promotes and enables citizens with disabilities to make choices and take responsibility for the development and management of personal and community ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

New Brunswick Association For Community Living, Canada - Fredericton, New Brunswick. Organization works at the local level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
NBACL works to ensure that people with intellectual disabilities, with the support of their families ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

SPH Planning & Consulting Ltd., Canada. Organization works at the local level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
Tetra Society of North America, Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia. Organization works at the national level and is to some degree run by disabled people.
The purpose of Tetra is to recruit skilled volunteer engineers and technicians to create assistive devices for people with disabilities ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Variety Village, Canada - Toronto, Ontario. Organization works at the local level and is mainly run by disabled people.
to provide inclusive / integrated sport, fitness ad training opportunities for people of varied ages/ abilities ...

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

World Accessibility, Canada - Burnaby, BC. Organization works at the international level and is mainly run by disabled people.
We will strive to assist community building and facilitate interpersonal dialogue. We will work to enhance access to information ...

5 organizations that may be able to provide information.

Centre for Independent Living in Toronto
CILT operates on the philosophy of the Independent Living movement which was developed in response to traditional rehabilitation services models. CILT's aim is to develop and implement dignified social services that empower individuals rather than create dependencies. We encourage people with disabilities to take control of their own lives by exercising their right to examine options, make choices, take risks and even make mistakes.
http://www.cilt.ca/
Rick Hansen Institute
RHI provides leadership to the field of disability, with a special emphasis on spinal cord injury. "Our mission is to find a cure for paralysis."
http://www.rickhansen.com/
Thalidomide Victims Association
An organization of approximately 125 Canadian victims of the drug thalidomide. It provides non-monetary programs, services, and advocacy for its members as well as the history and current issues concerning the drug.
http://www.thalidomide.ca/
The disAbility Resource Centre
http://www.cvilrc.bc.ca/
Victoria Disability Resource Centre
Victoria Disability Resource Centre. We are a non profit organization that helps people with all types of disabilities lead independent lives - under their control and by their choice. Our organization is fully cross disability, that is to say that anyone in the community with a disability, regardless of type is potentially able to draw on our services.
http://www.drcvictoria.com/