People with disabilities

People with disabilities

Resource kit for women with disabilities

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English
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Online
Author: 
Disability Awareness in Action
Publisher: 
Disability Awareness in Action
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Provides information regarding the status of disabled women and men with an international perspective. Describes a list of social concerns along with a list of strategies for change. Concludes with a list of organizations to contact for more information.

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A very easy guide to birth control

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English
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Paper
Publisher: 
Planned Parenthood Association of B.C.
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, B.C.

Provides information on birth control and is intended for counselling those who are mentally challenged.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
BIRT.V47

A tool kit for managers on recruitment, retention and promotion of persons with disabilities and members of a visible minority g

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Resource Language: 
English
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Paper
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents information and brings together suggestions desinged to enable managers to identify and select diverse candidates, develop talent and empower employees. Includes two booklets, and four pamphlets.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.T66

Canadian Abilities Foundation

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral

Links people with disabilities to a world of resources.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 923-1885
Email Address: 
info@enablelink.org
Fax Number: 
(416) 923-9829
Street Address: 
340 College Street, Suite 650
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 3A9

Services for people with disabilities: a Yukon guide book

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Yukon Council on Disability
Pam Evans
Publisher: 
Yukon Council on Disability
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Whitehorse, YT

Provides contact and services offered information for organizations and service providers offering some program or service specific to people with disabilities. Lists information under following broad categories: Children's services; Education; Employment services; Health services; Housing; Recreation; Service organizations; Suppliers (equipment, etc.); Support organizations; Transportation services; and, Youth services.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.S47 2003
ISBN 1553621778

Saskatchewan Prevention Institute

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development

Works to create province-wide awareness of preventative measures to reduce the incidence of handicapping conditions in children.

Primary Telephone: 
306-655-2512
Fax Number: 
306-655-2511
Street Address: 
1319 Colony St
City: 
Saskatchewan
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7N 2Z1

The Aboriginal Circle of Life and Wellspring Cancer Support Group

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Meets with other members of the aboriginal community who are dealing with cancer and their loved ones. Shares feelings and worries. Teaches members on ways to cope with stress, access help in the community and take part in aboriginal customs and traditions. Professionally facilitated.

Primary Telephone: 
416-964-9087 ext 340
Secondary Telephone: 
416-961-1928
Email Address: 
ruth_cyr@ncct.on.ca
Fax Number: 
416-964-2111
Street Address: 
c/o Native Canadian Centre of Toronto 16 Spadina Road
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5R 2S7

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Works toward empowering blind, visually impaired, and deafblind people to participate fully in a sighted world. Services provided include consultation in travel training; Braille, tape, and electronic information; employment; environmental accessibility; technology; sight enhancement; eye banks; and community integration.

Primary Telephone: 
416-480-7677
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@cnib.ca
Fax Number: 
416-480-7700
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-563-2642
Street Address: 
1929 Bayview Ave
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4G 3E8

BC Coalition of People with Disabilities

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an organization that uses education, advocacy and special projects to work toward the dissolution of the physical, attitudinal and systemic barriers in our society that deny us equal opportunities, provides a strong coherent voice for the cross-disability communities in B.C., and shares information with and support other self-help disability organizations with common goals.

Primary Telephone: 
604-875-0188
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
feedback@bccpd.bc.ca
TTY/TDD: 
604-875-8835
Fax Number: 
604-875-9227
Street Address: 
204-456 West Broadway
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V5Y 1R3
Internal Notes : 
Multiple Email found: "feedback@bccpd.bc.ca and wdi@bccpd.bc.ca"

Building bridges across difference and disability: a resource guide for health care providers: interacting with people with faci

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Publisher: 
AboutFace International
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents suggestions for health professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills in interactions with clients with physical differences and/or disabilities.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
DISA.B85 2002
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