Students with Disabilities

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Managing your Career: Strategies for Students with Disabilities

These modules were designed to assist students with transitioning from school to work. This is a pilot project and we welcome your feedback. If you would like to provide feedback, contact information is provided at the end of each module.

  1. Module 1: Career Planning
  2. Module 2: Understanding Employment Equity
  3. Module 3: Employment Barriers
  4. Module 4: Self-Advocacy & Disclosure
  5. Module 5: Workplace Accommodations
  6. Module 6: Resources for Students and Employers

Additional Resources

  • Check out this collection of job search and career-related videos from the National Educational Association of Disabled Students: http://www.neads.ca/en/norc/videos/employment.php

  • Lime Connect: This organization connects high potential university students/graduates, who happen to have disabilities, with scholarships and work opportunities.
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month: News and information on supports for individuals with disabilities seeking employment.
  • ODEN: A network of employment service providers united to increase employment opportunities for people who have a disability. Find supportive agencies here!