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  • NEADS signs on to support Trans Action Alberta Coalition
    The National Educational Association of Disabled Student (NEADS) has just signed on as a supporting organization of the Trans Action Alberta Coalition. We are a cross-disability, consumer directed non-governmental organization that represents post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities. We have been watching closely with great...
  • Join NEADS on the State of the Schools Tour Vancouver Stop!
    Join the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), Simon Fraser University’s Disability and Neurodivergence Alliance (DNA), and University of British Columbia’s Disabilities United Collective (DUC) on Monday, February 26th at 12pm PT at the Delta Hotel (Vancouver Downtown) in the Mount Pleasant Room and on zoom...
  • NEADS x Realize: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Leading to Belonging
    Join the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) on Friday, February 9th at 6pm ET on Zoom as we host Realize Canada for our latest Virtual Access for All Webinar!Ingrid Palmer, Realize’s IDEAL Officer, will highlight the critical advocacy work and support services Realize provides for people living with HIV and...
  • September openings at Carleton University and Algonquin College for Students with Disabilities who wish to live on campus
    The Attendant Services Program operating at Carleton University and Algonquin College in Ottawa is pleased to announce that there will be spaces available this September for college and university students with disabilities that would like to live on campus and have personal care services available 24 hours per day. Students with...
  • Programme de bourses de l’AQEIPS : édition spéciale du 25e anniversaire!
    The Qubec Association for Equity and Inclusion in Post-Secondary Education (AQEIPS) is proud to launch the 25th edition of its bursary program for post-secondary students with disabilities (SWD). The goal of the program is to support SWD who often face increased costs and barriers when pursuing their post-secondary education. The...
  • Join the AMI Research Panel
    About the Research PanelAMI's Research Panel serves as an ongoing feedback mechanism between AMI and the community. Canadians from the disability community are invited to join and share insights and opinions on accessible technology, TV programming, media consumption and more through focus groups, online questionnaires and telephone surveys...
  • NEADS Financial Assistance Program Information Session on January 26th
    Join the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) Team on Friday January 26th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm EDT as we discuss our financial assistance program and financial aid related resources for disabled post-secondary students and graduates! Katja Newman, NEADS' Financial Assistance Program Director, will discuss the highly...
  • Best Practices in Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Individuals with Speech Disabilities
    Participate in a study on Best Practices in Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Individuals with Speech Disabilities* Our project aims at collecting and curating lived experiences from the employee’s perspective to inform a framework for identifying barriers, potential solutions, and best practices in employing people with speech...
  • NEADS Accepting Applications to the Winter 2024 Financial Assistance Program
    Deadline: Friday, February 16, 2024 at 5pm PT, pacific time (Ottawa, January 4, 2024) The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is now accepting applications for the Winter 2024 semester of the NEADS Financial Assistance Program. The NEADS Financial Assistance Program is a new, exciting merger of the previous NEADS...
  • Research Study About ADHD and Academic Accommodations
    Are you a female undergraduate at an Ontario university? Have you ever looked for or used academic accommodations for ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)? We would like to hear from you! We are recruiting participants for a research study involving online interviews about women’s experiences seeking, receiving, and using...
  • Barton Watch Bands $1000 Scholarship Program
    We are thrilled to announce the Barton Watch Bands scholarship for students who strive for excellence and outstanding performance. The Barton Watch Bands scholarship provides a one-time award of $1000 to pay for tuition, books, computers, room and board, or any education-related expense. There’s no GPA requirement and no application...
  • 2023 Annual General Meeting of NEADS, January 13th 2024
    Join the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) on January 13th 2024 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET for our Annual General Meeting reflecting on the organization’s work throughout 2023! We will begin the AGM with our Board of Directors, starting with a Chair’s Report before reviewing our audited financial...
  • The launch of WorkAbly: Because we all deserve decent work!
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE[Toronto, ON, November 27, 2023] – Researchers at Ontario Tech University, Nipissing University, York University and Durham College, in partnership with four disability organizations across Canada, including the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), are excited to announce the launch of a new...
  • Navigating Disclosure and Accommodations In The Workplace webinar December 15
    MEDIA RELEASE Navigating Disclosure and Accommodations In The Workplace Join the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) on December 15th from 12:00-1:30pm ET via Zoom for a conversation on navigating disclosure and accommodations! In our latest Virtual Access 4 All Webinar, NEADS' Research Consultant Elizabeth Mohler...
  • Government of Canada 2023 Fall Economic Statement Disability Inclusion Analysis
    Despite the continued roll-out of enforcement measures under the Accessible Canada Act, the enactment of accessibility standards through Accessibility Standards Canada, the continuation of the Disability Inclusion Action Plan, and the landmark passing of legislation allowing for further development of the Canadian Disability Benefit, disability...
  • NEADS Accepting Applications to the 2023 Student Awards Program
    Deadline: Wednesday May 31st, 2023 at 5pm PT, pacific time(Ottawa, March 1st, 2023)The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is now accepting applications for the Canada Post Award, the AMI Robert Pearson Memorial Scholarships, the Connor Clark & Lunn Financial Group scholarship, NEADS National Student Awards, the...
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