Students

Disabilities and work

Services and resources for persons who experience disabilities

The following internal and external services are available to support your unique career and employment needs.

Mount Royal University

Peer Tutoring

Writing and Learning Services

Policies and Procedures – Academic accommodations for students who experience disabilities (POL 517)

Government of Alberta

Programs and services for persons who experience disabilities

  • Alberta Human Rights Commission 

Duty to accommodate students with disabilities in post-secondary educational institutions
Duty to accommodate

  • Alberta Human Services

Career and employment
Programs and services including career fairs, employment and career resources
Disability-related employment supports
Provide assistance in overcoming barriers to employment 
Employment Standards
 

  • Alberta Justice and Solicitor General

Human rights education and engagement
Programs and initiatives to education and engaging Albertans in human rights and diversity
 

  • Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS)

Employment tip sheets

Disclosure: What To Say About Your Disability and When

Plan for Success – A Tip for Job Seekers Experiencing Disabilities

Job Interviews for Persons Experiencing Disabilities

Succeeding in the Workplace as a Person Experiencing a Disability

Talking About Invisible Disabilities

Accommodations – Working With Your Disability

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City of Calgary

Tips for inclusive behaviours
 

Refer to sections Employment and Training and Special Needs 

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Government of Canada

  • Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Equality in the workplace

  • Explore Careers by Occupation

Career information, job listings, outlooks, wages, job requirements and more
 

  • Service Canada

Educating and training for people experiencing disabilities
Employment for people experiencing disabilities
Finding a job
Starting a business for people experiencing disabilities

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Employment and job search assistance for persons experiencing disabilities

  • Canadian National Institute for the Blind (cnib)

Career Connect Canada
CareerConnect Canada provides Canadians with vision loss the opportunity to connect with others and participate as either job seekers or Mentors using the AFB CareerConnect platform.

CNIB library
Canada's largest library of accessible materials for people with print disabilities.
 

Devoted to achieving employment success. Focusing on abilities within disabilities, providing innovative and realistic career and employer services. 
 

Information for students and alumni who experience a disability with scholarships, internships and career opportunities. 
 

A consumer organization with a mandate to encourage the self-empowerment of post-secondary students experiencing disabilities. NEADS advocates for increased accessibility at all levels so that disabled students may gain equal access to college or university education, which is their right.

FAQs

Online resource centre

Job search videos
 

Providing support to both individuals and employers to help more fully integrate the community and workforce.
 

A unique employment service that facilitates the transition into the workplace for Deaf and hard of hearing people and people experiencing disabilities.  
 

WORKink™ provides job search tools, career guidance and resources pertaining to education and employment. 

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