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  • Asperger Manitoba Inc.
    Provide support for those affected by Asperger's Syndrome by offering education and counselling.
    http://www.asperger-manitoba.ca

  • The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA) is a non-profit, self-help consumer advocate organization run by and for persons who are hard of hearing.  This mission of CHHA is to ensure that hard of hearing consumers understand how to have their needs met, and to promote their integration and full participation in Canadian society. http://chha-mb.ca
  • Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA) Manitoba Division
    To assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance, and full community participation. http://www.cpamanitoba.ca
  • CAST: Universal Design for Learning
    This is a wonderful site that includes research, tools and workshops on how to design your curriculum so that it conforms to the concept of universal design. http://www.cast.org/udl
  • The Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba
    The Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals affected by Cerebral Palsy through services, advocacy, education and peer support. http://www.cerebralpalsy.mb.ca
  • CNIB Manitoba Division
    CNIB is a nationwide, community-based, registered charity committed to research, public education and vision health for all Canadians. CNIB provides the services and support necessary for people to enjoy a good quality of life while living with vision loss. http://www.cnib.ca

  • Deaf Centre Manitoba Inc. (DCM) is a non-profit Charitable organization which recognizes the value of Deaf Culture and American Sign Language. The purpose of the organization is to coordinate and/or provide resources, programs & advocacy that enhance the development of the Deaf community. http://www.deafmanitoba.org

  • DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Faculty Room
    DO-IT has developed a whole range of resource materials both in print and on-line for faculty orientation. "The Faculty Room" provides a listing of disability definitions, accommodations for academic activities (from lectures to fieldwork) and a discussion of universal design in curriculum. http://www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty
  • ERIC (Education Resources Information Centre) Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education
    A large number of useful resources can be found on this site including a large number of ERIC digests that relate directly to disabilities and post-secondary education. http://ericec.org
  • The HEATH Resource Center 
    The HEATH Resource Centre belongs to The George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, and is the national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. This clearinghouse provides information about educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other postsecondary training entities. http://www.heath.gwu.edu
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
    Provides leadership and support to people with learning disabilities (LD), their parents, teachers and other professionals. Working with our network of provincial/territorial and local partners, we provide cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and tools you can use.
    http://www.ldac-acta.ca 

  • Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
    Provides support to all those who are concerned with learning disabilities. Individual participants, concerned parents and professionals can find assistance and information on training, scholarships, teaching tools and more. http://www.ldamanitoba.org
  • Manitoba Brain Injury Association
    To provide support, evaluation and counselling in regards to brain injury. To promote awareness of the causes and effects of brain injury and establish partnerships with service agencies for the disabled. maintains a print library and a system of library loans. Information pertains to children, adults, and seniors. http://www.mbia.ca
  • The Manitoba Schizophrenia Society Inc.
    The Manitoba Schizophrenia Society, Inc. is a consumer-focused, family sensitive mental health self-help organization dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for all those who are affected by schizophrenia and co-occurring disorders, through education, peer support and advocacy by working in partnership with consumers, families and service providers. www.mss.mb.ca
  • The Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba
    A self-help organization whose purpose is helping others to help themselves through peer support, education and advocacy. http://www.depression.mb.ca
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society – Manitoba Division
    The mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is: To be a leader in finding a cure for multiple sclerosis and enabling people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life. https://mssociety.ca/division/manitoba-division 
  • Society for Manitobans with Disabilities
    SMD Services offers support programs designed to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. From education and work training to counselling and therapy programs, the professionals and volunteers of SMD Services connect people with the resources they need to become more active in their community. http://www.smd.mb.ca

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