Persons with Disabilities Resources: Community Organizations
This guide is an introduction to concepts and a gateway to resources around disability information, supports, legislation and rights. It was developed in consultation with members of the disability community and NSCC staff who work closely with them.
The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is committed to actively engaging and working with all Nova Scotians and our diverse communities to address issues of discrimination by effectively advancing equity and dignity, fostering positive and respectful relationships, and protecting human rights.
This interactive tool will visually enhance the information that was released on November 28, 2018 in: "Canadians with disabilities: A demographic, employment and income profile, 2017” and in table 13-10-0374-01 “Persons with and without disabilities aged 15 years and over, by age group and sex, Canada, provinces and territories”.
Objectives are raise awareness of Canadians with disabilities, particularly youth with disabilities and persons with disabilities from ethno-cultural communities, about available human rights remedies to discrimination and how to access those remedies.
IDeA is a student competition that challenges university students across Canada to use their creativity to develop innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to accessibility barriers for people with disabilities.
ATIA is an organization for manufacturers, sellers and providers of assistive technology (AT) - products, equipment and systems that enhance learning, working and daily living for persons with disabilities. Its mission is to serve as the collective voice of the assistive technology industry to help ensure that the best products and services are delivered to persons with disabilities.