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Resources

Myths & Facts

There are many myths related to employing persons with intellectual disabilities. Here we have collected some links to sites dispelling these myths and setting the facts straight.

NB Employer Support Services Mythbusters

Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work: Myths about Hiring People With Disabilities

Official Pages

Terminology

link to the Canadian Association for Community Living definitions page. It explains concepts such as “Intellectual Disability”, “Community Living”, “Plain Language”, and “Self Advocacy”.

Rethinking Disability in the Private Sector

Report from the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities.

http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2013/rhdcc-hrsdc/HS64-21-2013-eng.pdf

The Road to Inclusion

Integrating people with disabilities into the workplace. White paper Summary of Deloitte’s Dialogue on diversity round-tables.

http://www.senseability.ca/docs/default-source/articles/articles-en/the-road-to-inclusion—integrating-people-with-disabilities-into-the-workplace.pdf?sfvrsn=4