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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Canadian Health Network

canadian_health_netWebsite includes: In-depth information on 27 key health topics and population groups, with resources on how to stay healthy and prevent disease and injury; High-quality national health information and regional resources from Canada's provinces, territories and local communities; Information on societal health issues such as violence prevention, environment and health, and workplace safety; Monthly feature articles on current health issues, special guest columnists, and 'behind the news' information and analysis.

Of special interest:
Feature article Feb 2006: "Your Kid Can Go to Summer Camp" - exploring the options for children with disabilities and chronic diseases.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Family support and information
Type: Network website
Source/Organization: Network of health information providers includes the Public Health Agency of Canada, Health Canada and national and provincial/territorial non-profit organizations, as well as universities, hospitals, libraries and community organizations
Geographic Focus: National
Language: Bilingual French and English
Purpose: To support Canadians in making informed choices about their health, by providing access to multiple sources of credible and practical e-health information
Date reviewed: September 2014

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