Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

Welcome to Special Needs and Moving On Projects!

Special Needs & Moving On projectsThe Special Needs and Moving On Projects provide resources and support for workers at the post office whose children have disabilities. The projects are available to members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the Union of Postal Communications Employees (Public Service Alliance of Canada). The Special Needs Project is geared to families with young children; the Moving On Project is for adult sons and daughters with special needs. Life is more demanding when you work and have a child with special needs. Learn more about our Special Needs and Moving On projects.

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Family Support Institute (FSI)

familysupport_fsiFSI provides information, training, workshops and province-wide networking to assist families and their communities to build upon and share their strengths. Website has list of library resource and links to other sites.FSI maintains a network of Resource Parents throughout BC who are able to provide support to families in

variety of ways including one-to-one contact, sit on Parent Advisory Committees, attend meetings and give presentations.

Resource Details:
Topic Area: Family support and information
Type: Program website
Source/Organization: Non-profit society
Geographic Focus: BC, but concept of interest to all
Language: English only
Purpose: To strengthen and support families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability.
Date reviewed: January 2013
Website: http://www.familysupportbc.com

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