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.

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Ontario Association of Children's Rehabilitation Services (OACRS)

oacrsWebsite provides list and contact information for the 20 Children's Treatment Centres represented by OACRS.
An extensive Family Resource section provides articles and links on over 15 topics including advocacy, assistive devices, camps, child care, future planning, funding resources,

parenting tips and transitions.

Of special interest:
Website includes a column by LInsay Moir. Parents send in their questions about special education in Ontario to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Lindsay answers as many questions as possible and the website maintains an archive of these Q and As.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Family support and information
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Non-profit independent organization representing children and families of the 20 children's treatment centres (CTCs) in Ontario
Geographic Focus: Ontario, but resources of interest to all
Language: English only
Purpose: To promote a province-wide, co-ordinated, community-based service system for children and youth with multiple disabilities and their families.
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.oacrs.com

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