Disabilities, Well-being, & Accommodations

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Self-Guided Learning

A collection of resources to gain insight and knowledge on supporting those with disabilities and navigating the workplace as a person with a disability.

Digital Accessibility for the Modern Workplace 

Discover technology solutions for each type of disability and learn best practices for developing more inclusive experiences in your workplace.

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace

Explore practical techniques for alleviating anxiety, worry, stress, and more.

Work Integrated Learning for Students with Disabilities 

If you are a student with a disability preparing for Work Integrated Learning, learn relevant strategies and insights to help you prepare.

Students' Thoughts on Disclosure 

Students share their experiences with the disability disclosure policy at George Brown College. Learn more about Accessible Learning Services (formerly Disability Services) by visiting their website.

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Explore Canada Life resources and tools to help employees address workplace issues. Find an array of approaches for conflict, bullying, accommodation, and well-being.

Job Search Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

Connect with inclusive employers seeking to support job seekers with disabilities by checking out these organizations.

A free-to-use online job portal that enables you to opt-in to inclusive hiring opportunities that are specifically targeting job seekers with disabilities and other marginalized identities. Explore videos and tipsheets about disability, disclosure, accommodation, and more

A paid internship program that matches job seekers that face barriers to employment with major employer partners for meaningful internships.

Specialisterne works with major employers to recruit highly qualified employees, build neurodiverse teams, and to create inclusive processes, work environments, and cultures. 

Mentra is a hiring platform that intelligently matches neurodivergents (this includes autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and other forms of neurological diversity) with fulfilling careers.

Community Support Resources 

Networking and finding community are integral to your job search and wellness. Explore organizations available to support you each step of the way. 

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind’s 'Venture Zone' Podcast showcases dynamic entrepreneurs who are blind or partially sighted and curates expert advice about successfully running a business. 

A free-to-use video relay service that allows Deaf, Hard of Hearing and/or otherwise non-verbal user to access and make telephone calls using internet and cell-phone-based technologies to communicate through live Interpreters.

Access employment supports including an assistive devices program to source and or repair assistive technology, an employment services program to support with job search preparation, as well as social programming to help expand your network.

Employment Services at Canadian Hearing Services (CHS) offer free support to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, ages 16 and over, to find a job and succeed by working with employees and employers to put the right supports in place.

This six-month, part-time employment program is tailored to the needs of clients with mental health issues. Sessions address workplace accommodation, disclosure, stress management and job maintenance, as well as practical job search skills.

Mentorship Programs

Mentorship is a great way to learn about a specific career, company or industry from an expert. It can be a great opportunity to explore careers you are interested in, get advice and ask questions from someone who has already pursued the career path you are considering.

MentorAbility connects job seekers with a disability with mentors to explore career opportunities.