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Useful Links

Autism Spectrum Disorders : Web-site of the Autism Spectrum Disorders Canadian-American Research Consortium.

Autism Treatment Services of Canada : autism treatment services of canada is a national affiliation of organizations that provides treatment, educational, management and consultative services to people with autism and related disorders across Canada.

Canadian Centre on Disability Studies : The Canadian Centre on Disability Studies is a consumer-directed, university affiliated centre dedicated to research, education and information dissemination on disability issues.

Canada Revenue Agency - People with Disabilities : Tax information and services for people with disabilities.

Canadian Mental Health Association : Focuses on combating mental health problems and emotional disorders. Tools include research and information services, sponsored research projects, workshops, seminars, pamphlets, newsletters and resource centres.

Christian Horizons : Christian Horizons, as Ontario's largest community service provider for persons who have developmental challenges, has a unique opportunity for representing the Christian community at the provincial government level.

City of Ottawa External Links : Links to organizations that provide other vital services in the Ottawa community.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) : The mission of CARF is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served.

Creative Spirit Art Centre : Provides art education and studio space to people with disabilities. The art centre is an environment where the disabled can create, exhibit and sell their art. Proceeds go to the centre and the artists.

Cruise Dialysis : Cruises for people on dialysis where they can vacation and still have their treatments, but all included in the cruise prices, and treatments arranged for the patients.

Disabled Persons' International (DPI) : Disabled Persons' International is people helping people help themselves. It's philosophy is that people with disabilities should achieve full participation and equality with their fellow citizens in every society.

Down Syndrome Research Foundation : The Down Syndrome Research Foundation and Resource Centre/Library. List of books and authors dealing with Down Syndrome.

e-bility : e-bility's web site aims to provide easy access and links to a range of resources, services and products of interest to people with disability, their families and carers, as well as health professionals and other service providers in the disability sector.

Enriched Bread Artists : a studio for disabled people in Ottawa where they can create art and have their pieces in art shows.

Epilepsy Canada : Epilepsy Canada is the only national non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and support research into all aspects of epilepsy, and to create awareness and understanding about epilepsy through educational programs.

Government of Ontario : All kinds of information and links related to the Ontario government.

LiveWorkPlay : Serving youth and young adults with developmental disabilities since 1995 in the Ottawa community. Provides programs, informative services, and exciting events.

Meals on Wheels Ottawa : Hot or frozen meals that can be delivered to people who have a difficult time getting out to buy groceries and who also have difficulty cooking. These are all prepared in individual sizes, so less wasting or throwing out of meals when too much is made. The prices are very reasonable considering the food is all prepared and delivered.

Mobility International USA : Empowering people with disabilities around the world by ensuring their inclusion in international exchange and international development programs.

National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) : CampusNet has information on campus-based issues, projects and activities that affect students with disabilities.

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) : National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities. This American site is an information and referral centre that provides free information on disabilities and disability-related issues. Children and youth with disabilities are the focus. Lots of useful resources and information for parents.

Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) : Worldwide disability research sources and links for Ontario.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) : A health research funder, devoted to strategic and applied research in the field of neurotrauma in Ontario.

Reena : Reena is a non-profit social service agency dedicated to integrating individuals who have a developmental disability into the mainstream of society.

Rex Donald : Practical information and motivation for persons with a spinal cord injury and other physical disabilities to achieve good health, success, and self determination.

Thames Valley Children's Centre : Regional rehabilitation centre serving children and young people with physical disabilities and/or communication needs, primarily in Southwestern Ontario.

Volunteer Canada : Volunteer Canada is the national voice for volunteerism in Canada. Since 1977, Volunteer Canada has been committed to supporting volunteerism and civic participation through ongoing programs and special projects.

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