Ability Edge is an internship program specifically designed for university, college and high school graduates with disabilities. Through Ability Edge's six-, nine- or 12-month internships, graduates with disabilities obtain meaningful work experience at a variety of Canadian organizations.
Resource Links Directory
Our Resource Links Directory includes information about supports, programs and services available to families who have children or adults with special needs.
Ability Online is a free internet community where children/youth with disabilities/illness and their parents can meet others like them, make friends from all over the world, share their hopes and fears, find role-models and mentors, and feel like they belong.
Website includes information on transportation between Canadian cities (air, bus, ferry and rail), local transportation (ground), accessibility of airport terminals, travel resources (provincial and national), government policies and complaints, inquiries and feedback.
Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability
The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (ALACD) promotes, supports and enables Canadians with disabilities to lead active, healthy lives. We provide nationally coordinated leadership, support, encouragement, promotion and information that facilitates healthy, active living opportunities for Canadians of all abilities across all settings and environments.
A series of fact sheets about AD/HD including: An Overview, Symptoms, Diagnoses and Treatment, Conditions, AD/HD and the Child, AD/HD and Teenagers, AD/HD and the Adult, References and Fact Sheets.
The Allowance for Special Needs Program is intended for your child if he or she has a major functional disability or another recognized disability. It enables your child to obtain the material resources he or she needs at home to pursue studies, provided those needs are not already covered by another program or organization.
ARCH is a non-profit community legal clinic, which defends and promotes the equality rights of people with disabilities through litigation, law/policy reform and legal education.
Quebec Tourette's syndrome association
Offers support and access to resources to those with Tourette's syndrome, and those who interact closely with them (parents, friends, physicians, neurologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, researchers, as well as to health, social and educational workers
Mutual 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
Quebec association for dysphasic children
Bring together parents of dysphasic children; Educate the community about the day-to-day realities of these children; Inform parents about their rights and the variety of services that exist to help them and their children;