Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

Welcome to Special Needs and Moving On Projects!

Special Needs & Moving On projectsThe Special Needs and Moving On Projects provide resources and support for workers at the post office whose children have disabilities. The projects are available to members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the Union of Postal Communications Employees (Public Service Alliance of Canada). The Special Needs Project is geared to families with young children; the Moving On Project is for adult sons and daughters with special needs. Life is more demanding when you work and have a child with special needs. Learn more about our Special Needs and Moving On projects.


Regroupement pour la Trisomie 21 (association for Down's syndrome)


Outreach and support for new parent members; Conferences by specialists; Group discussions; Social and cultural activities; Family outings; Sport activities;

Remedial, physiotherapy and occupational therapy stimulation programs; Lending of toys and special equipment; Information bulletin: L'Intégral; Documentation Centre; Academic mainstreaming counselling for parents and specialists; References and resources.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Family support and information
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Non-for-profit organization created by and for families who have a relative with a disability
Geographic Focus: Montréal
Language: French
Purpose: Bring together, support and inform parents of people with Down's syndrome; inform and educate public and other players in academic, medical and social communities; promote social and academic integration of youths with Down's syndrome; promote sharing amo
Date reviewed: January 2013

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