Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

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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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Learning Disabilities Association of Quebec

aqetaInformation and active listening; Family mutual support programs; Educating public and other players through conferences and an annual convention; Representing members. Promotes a partnership with all educational, health and

work communities; plays a particularly active role in Quebec, not only through public outreach activities, but also by representing its  members in Ministry of Education activities; educates the public and provides information and references throughout Quebec.

Special feature: Was awarded the Quebec Human Rights Commission's "Rights and Liberties Award" as recognition for its exemplary commitment to promoting, maintaining and defending youth rights; also won an award for volunteer work in Quebec (Prix Hommage Bénévolat Québec).

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Information and family support, rights and legal information, detailed information on disabilities
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Not-for-profit organization
Geographic Focus: Québec
Language: Bilingual (French and English)
Purpose: Advocate for the rights of children and adults with learning difficulties; represent parents and supports their efforts.
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.aqeta.qc.ca

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