Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs


lwpWebsite features contact lists, news items, a calendar of activities and events, a picture gallery, detailed information about programs and services, donations and more!
Programs offered by LiveWorkPlay include:

JOURNEYS (a weekly community participation skills program for young people with  developmental disabilities who are still in school (ages 13-21)

ACES (Active Community Experiences in Summer, a full day summer learning program of activities, including volunteer and work experience opportunities, cultural programming)

SMILE (Skills and More for Independent Living and Employment, a daily system of supports for young adults who have completed school and are making the transition to full-time life in the community)

Employment Supports are offered to individuals who have self-identified the desire for employment.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Specific disability - developmental delay
Type: Website
Source/Organization: Registered Canadian charity
Geographic Focus: Ottawa, but of interest to others
Language: English only
Purpose: o enable youth with developmental disabilities to live as included and contributing members of Canadian society.
Date reviewed: January 2013