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There are many Internet resources catering to the needs of the disabled community. This page lists a few of them. Please send us an email if you are aware of a resource that you feel should be included on this list.

Ability Network logo
Ability Network This site hosts Ability Network magazine as well as the Network for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities.
Active Living Alliance logo
Active Living Alliance The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability is a partnership of individuals, agencies and national associations whose common goal is to improve the physical activity lifestyles of persons with a disability. 
Alberta Burn Rehabilitation Society. Burn survivors, burn team professionals, children, adults and seniors, this site is for you! ABRS is dedicating this site to international burn rehabilitation, prevention and awareness.
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BC Coalition of Persons with Disabilities The Coalition's mandate is to raise public and political awareness of issues that concern us. We hope through our work to facilitate the full participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society and to promote independence.
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B.C. Paraplegic Association-Northern Regional Home Page BC Paraplegic Northern Regional office provides information about resources for persons with mobility impairment residing in northern British Columbia. The site also provides feature articles and classified ads for active equipment.
Canadian Assoc. of ILRC's logo
Canadian Association for Independent Living Centres The Independent Living philosophy and its delivery system (through local ILRC's) is clearly a proven vehicle to pro-actively enable people with disabilities to access the resource which permit their full integration and participation into Canadian society.
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Canadian Council On Rehabilitation and Work The CCRW is a Canada-wide network of organizations and individuals.  Our missions is to promote and support equal and equitable employment of people with disabilities.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind logo
Canadian National Institute for the Blind  The web site of the CNIB which includes information on the CNIB, their numerous employment services and ways of promoting access technologies in Canadian society.  The site provides links to other related sites and also and internal link to CNIB publications.
CFDC logo
Community Futures Development Corporation We assist the citizens of the North Okanagan to achieve significant improvements in permanent employment and sustainable development.
DisAbled Women's Network Canada logo
DAWN Canada- DisAbled Women's Network Canada DAWN Canada is a national organization comprised of women with disabilities. Our web site offers information about our organization. You will receive information on a variety of topics and be able to browse through our recent successes.
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Disabilities, Opportunities, Internet working & Technology (DO-IT) DO-IT focuses on helping to spread information about and for the disabled community.
Disability Pensions
Disability Pensions:  The Canada Pension Plan and You  Have you stopped working because of a physical or mental disability?  If so, you may be able to get a disability pension from the Canada Pension Plan.  Find out more.....
Disability Resources
Disability resources on the Internet An extensive list from Careers and Jobs to Universities and Education to Medicine and Health..and MUCH more
Disabled Business Persons Association Founded to help disabled entrepreneurs and professionals maximize their potential in the business world, and to encourage the participation and enhance the performance of the disabled in the work force.
Human Resources Development Canada
Human Resources Development Canada (Employment) This site offers information on the programs and services we offer our clients, about our organization and the people who run it. It contains links to other HRDC sites in communities across Canada, and to locations where you can find help if you are looking for work, such as the Electronic Labour Exchange, the Job Bank and CanWIN.
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Indie The Integrated Network of Disability Information and Education   
Internet Public Library
Internet Public Library In the Social Issues and Social Services collection, there is a section on disability-related information. One of the resources available is the full text of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Internet Post-Polio Resource List
Internet Post-Polio Resource List A comprehensive list of international Internet resources for those interested in polio and post-polio syndrome. Updated twice a month. Many hyperlinks to web sites, mailing lists, and discussion forums.
Kids on the Block
Kids on the Block The "Kids" are a troupe of nearly-life-sized puppets, some with disabilities, some able-bodied, who dress and act like real children. The "Kids" use vivid, frank, and often humorous interactions with the audience members to help them understand a specific disability, and to accept the differences between them.
Mac Access Passport Online logo
Mac Access Passport Online Featuring links to Mac-based software and general information links for disabled people.
Neil Squire Foundation logo
Neil Squire Foundation is a Canadian non-profit organization whose purpose is to create opportunities for independence for individuals who have significant physical disabilities. Through direct interaction with these individuals we research, develop and deliver appropriate innovative services and technology to meet their needs.
Network for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Our site is of interest to entrepreneurs. It includes Internet links suited for small and/or home-based businesses, those considering entrepreneurship and especially persons with disabilities involved in or interested in entrepreneurship.
North American Chronic Pain Association of Canada NACPAC is a self-help organization dedicated to providing support to people in chronic pain, and to giving them assistance in living their lives to the fullest.
Rick Hansen Centre
Rick Hansen Centre  offers instructional programs and workshops in fitness, lifestyle, and physical activity for groups and individuals who have a permanent physical disability.
Royal National Institue for the Blind logo
Royal National Institute for the Blind - Home Page (in the United Kingdom)
Speech Friendly Site logo
Web Server for the Visually Handicapped (in Singapore) 

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