Directory Category: Students with Disability

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Career Edge is Canada’s largest provider of paid internships.
We connect companies with amazing talent, while giving job seekers the chance to break into the workforce and launch their career.

Internship opportunities are for: recent graduates, students with disabilities and international professionals.

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This organization offers toolkit and services to help organizations become inclusive employers and hire people with disabilities.

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CAF convenes a forum for the exchange of information to promote an inclusive society and provide inspiration and opportunity for people with disabilities

CAF publish Abilities, Canada’s Lifestyle Magazine for people with disabilities.  CAF also publishes numerous books and directories related to disability.

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Funded by the Government of Canada’s Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities and active in 20 communities across the country,  RWA provides services and help individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, or Intellectual Disability to integrate real job positions.   For more information, visit the website.

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CQEA aims to further the socio-economic interests of all our members to promote the retention and the creation of adapted jobs for handicapped persons.

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CNRIS provides support, funds and facilitate collaboration to organizations and individuals focus on research activities in the field of intellectual disability and autism.

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Horizon-travail is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to provide services tailored to the placement and continued employment for person with disabilities, in particular persons who are visually impaired and people with mental health problems.

The organization includes summer and internship placement for eligible students.

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Lime Connect Canada (Lime Canada) is a not for profit organization founded in 2009 with the support of IBM Canada following a series of extremely successful pilot recruitment events.  We use our fresh, results-oriented approach to connect university students and alumni with disabilities and global corporations as an untapped source of talent.

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Make A Change Canada is a non-profit organization.  The organization’s mission is to provide persons with disabilities and those facing other challenges to employment the skills they need to thrive in today’s competitive job market. By delivering business start-up and web development training, Make A Change Canada is empowering others to realize their full potential.

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NEADS’s mandate is to support full access to education and employment for post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities across Canada. This site provides job search videos for students with disabilities.

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This governmental agency’s mission is to ensure that organizations continue their efforts towards the social participation of people with disabilities.  The organization informs, advises, assists and advocates for people with disabilities and their families,  on both  individual and group level.

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ROSEPH is a non-profit organization that brings together organizations and services for disabled people.   The association allows members to better promote their shared mission and to focus on the specific requirements of disabled people.

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What Works is a career resource with client-focused, strength-based approaches for those who counsel or work with diverse groups. Statistics, terminology, history and legislation related to the specific groups are also included. An end note section with links to online references is also in each chapter.

Groups included in this downloadable PDFs are: Aboriginal peoples, ex-offenders, gender, immigrants, older workers, person with developmental disabilities, persons with learning disabilities, persons with low income, persons with mental health disabilities, persons with physical or neurological disabilities, sexual minorities, and youth.

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The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work is a Canada-wide network of organizations and individuals. The organization promotes and supports meaningful and equitable employment of people with disabilities.