The mission of the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance is to promote skin health and improve the quality of life of Canadians living with skin conditions (affecting skin, hair and nails), diseases and traumas. The alliance advocates for best treatment options for all skin patients; educates on a variety of issues affecting these patients; and supports the members of Affiliate organizations who work specifically on their disease areas such as acne, scleroderma, melanoma and psoriasis.
Address: 223 Colonnade Road South, Unit 111, Ottawa, Ontario, K2E 7K3
Phone: 613-224-4266 or toll-free 1 877 505-CSPA (2772)
Provides information on the process of college transition for students who are visually impaired, a guide to student accommodations and assistive technology, and a listing of scholarships designed specifically for visually impaired students.
Provides a variety of programs and services for both adults and children who are visually impaired. Programs are in such categories as: education (residential and provincial), housing, assistive technology, counseling, employment, and transportation.
7000 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, PQ H4B 1R3
Website (in French): http://www.mabmackay.ca
Offers academic programs for blind, low vision, and deaf-blind students, residential and non-residential, ages birth to age 21. Also provides consultations to preschool blind and deaf-blind children and their families.
Provincial Schools Branch
Ministry of Education
255 Ontario Street South
Phone and Email: (By province. See website.)
Offers K-12 residential and nonresidential school. Also has itinerant French-speaking instructors for preschool and grades K-12.
281 Avenue Lanark
Ottawa, ON K1Z 6R8
Website (in French): http://www.centrejulesleger.com
Provides a wide variety of programs and services for the visually impaired. Programs are in such categories as: financial support, health services, employment, and housing.
Provides a wide array of programs and services benefitting both adults and children who are visually impaired.
1929 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON M4G 3E8
Provides a variety of programs for persons with disabilities. These programs are divided into categories such as: education, employment, health, housing, financial support, adaptive sports, scholarships and grants, and transportation. This organization also provides statistics and reports regarding persons with disabilities in Canada and Newfoundland.
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APSEA provides materials, education, and training for students who are blind or visually impaired and their public school teachers through a network of trained itinerant teachers that serve local school districts.
PO Box 6000
250 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Offers a wide variety of programs for people who are blind or visually impaired. Programs are divided into categories such as: education, employment, financial support, health, and housing.
219-114 Garry Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4V6