A personal profile of a UTM student with a Mobility disability talking about her career development and giving advice to others. Sydney Mobility Disability
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The March of Dimes
March of Dimes Canada has been providing a wide range of services and programs to people with physical disabilities but now works with persons living with any type of disability. They have wrap around supports for their client-centred employment supports program. March of Dimes Employment Services
Other Service Providers
Many of the programs below are for career and employment services eligible for anyone with a disability or barrier to employment. You may want to use some of these programs in conjunction with UTM Career Centre Services if you are looking for work as a new graduate. Many of them are funded by ODSP Employment Supports.
Financial Help for Mobility Aids
The Ontario Assistive Devices Program covers part of the costs of mobility devices and other medical aids for people with physical disabilities.
Other Funding Sources for Mobility Aids
A variety of not for profit organizations and corporations cover part of the costs of mobility devices and the costs of adapting their products for those with mobility disabilities.
updated August 27, 2022