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
- Government of Alberta
- City of Calgary
- Government of Canada
- Employment and job search assistance for persons who experience disabilities
- Career Services – Guidelines for students who experience disabilities
- Accessibility Services
- Student Learning Services
Policies and Procedures – Academic accommodations for students who experience disabilities (POL 517)
- Alberta Human Rights Commission
- 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
- 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
Tips for inclusive behaviours
Refer to sections Employment and Training and Special Needs
- Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
- Explore Careers by Occupation
- Service Canada
- 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.
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.
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.