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Wage Subsidy for Employment Integration across Canada: Multiple Strategies!

In 2015-2016, SPHERE-Québec will present different ways to use its services. This article’s feature: when to use a wage subsidy.
When collaborating with partners across the country, we face different challenges over employment integration of people with disabilities. However, challenges are opportunities to learn and get the most out of different strategies. Read more 

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A Traditionally Inclusive Society to a Contemporary One

I remember when I was little, several people who could be described as “different” lived in my village. Read more

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On the Web

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BC Centre for Employment Excellence Online Mini-Symposium: Translating Aboriginal Traditions to Employment (CFEE)
Career Development of Individuals with First Episode Psychosis: Limitations and Opportunities (NCDA)
Fiches d'information pour les employeurs portant sur l'embauche des personnes handicapées (TIMEPHL)
Lancement du cahier de transfert: «L’intégration socioprofessionnelle des personnes en situation d’itinérance» (ARUC-ITE)
Le cerveau des patients schizophrènes est différent (
Shaw Media Internships for Students with Disabilities (Shaw Media)
Resources: New autism guides launched by Skills For Care (Care Appointments)
Un militaire à la retraite marche à nouveau grâce à un exosquelette (VIDÉO) (Radio-Canada)
Why diversity never comes to some workplaces (The Globe and Mail)

(ON) New Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation a collaborative approach to urgent workforce challenges (Ryerson University)

(ON) By the Numbers: A statistical profile of people with mental health and addiction disabilities in Ontario (OHRC)
(ON) The transition for people with disabilities from sheltered workshops to supported employment (TVO)

(QC) Bourses d’études et emplois d’été pour étudiants avec limitations fonctionnelles à la Banque Nationale, Secteur Marketing événementiel (Banque Nationale)


Events to come

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(QC, Montréal) - March 21 & 22 - Le plan de transition et l'emploi chez les adolescents et les adultes ayant un TSA
(QC, Québec et Montréal) - March 31 & April 7 - 25e anniversaire de l’AQRP - Journée de formation
(QC, Montréal) - April 5 to 8 - 41e Congrès de l'Institut des troubles d'apprentissage (ITA)
(SK, Regina) - April 6 - Neil Squire Society Saskatchewan Job Fair
(ON, Ottawa) - April 18 & 19 - Canadian Autism Leadership Summit
(QC, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville) - May 28 - Colloque 2016 sur la dysphasie et les troubles associés

*(QC, Montréal) - May 29 to June 1st - Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers National Conference (CACEE)
(ON) - June 1 to 3 - Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN) Conference
*(AB, Edmonton) - June 14 to 16 - 21st Annual National Supported Employment Conference

*SPHERE-Québec will be there. Come and meet us!

Thematic days

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(QC) - April - Mois de l’autisme
(WW) - April 2 - World Autism Awareness Day
(QC) - March 13 to 18 - Semaine québécoise de la déficience intellectuelle 2016
(CN) - Mai 2 to 8 - National Mental Health Week

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