Alberta Organizations Serving Persons with Disabilities
Ability Society of Alberta
Provides information and assistive technology in the areas of computers, communication, switches, adapted play and environmental controls. Provides complete assessment, consultation and device presciption services. Visit the site — http://www.abilitysociety.org Accessible Housing Society
Creating opportunities for safe, affordable, barrier-free housing in the community. Established in 1974, Accessible Housing Society (AHS) is a Calgary-based non-profit organization and registered charity with a mandate to create opportunities for safe, affordable, barrier-free housing for people experiencing mobility problems.
Visit the site — http://www.ahscalgary.ca/Accessible Transportation Services, Calgary, Transit, The City of Calgary
Coordinate, Identify and Recommend specialized transportation services in Calgary. Consults with Calgary Handibus to unsure service delivery for individuals using mobilty devices. Provides Special needs Taxi services for ambulatory residents with low incomes who can not use public transport. They also provide travel training to teach people with disabilities and senior citizens how to use Calgary Transit accessible services.
Visit the site — http://www.calgary.ca AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped)
Provides financial benefits to eligible persons who are severely and permanently disabled.
Visit the site — http://www.seniors.gov.ab.ca/AISH/Alberta Aids to Daily Living
Assists Alberta who have a chronic disability or illness to obtain medical equipment and supplies necessary for more independence in the home.
Visit the site — http://www.seniors.gov.ab.ca/aadl/
Alberta Association of Disabled Skiers
Provides opportunities for disabled persons to participate in province wide ski programs. Visit the site - http://www.disabledskiing.ca
Alberta Committee of Citizens With Disabilities
Visit the site — http://www.accd.net Brain Injury Association of Alberta
Visit the site — http://biac-aclc.ca/alberta/Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
Visit the site — http://www.cnib.ca Canadian Paraplegic Association (Alberta)
Visit the site — http://www.cpa-ab.org/Charity Village
Visit the site — http://www.charityvillage.com Children’s Ability Fund
Visit the site — http://www.childrensabilityfund.ca/ InformAlberta.ca
Alberta’s Province-Wide Service Directory Find the information you need about community, health, social, and government services across the province.
Visit the site — http://informalberta.ca/ NABIS Brain Injury Society
Visit the site — http://www.nabis.org/Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre, Northern Alberta Society
SCITCS is a charitable organization whose mission is to promote and aid in creating opportunities for persons with a spinal cord injury to enhance independence.
Visit the site - http://scitcs.org/ Steadward Centre
The Steadward Centre for Personal and Physical Achievement is a disability research centre at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada that provides physical activity and sport programs for people with disabilities.
Visit the site — http://www.steadwardcentre.org The Cerebral Palsy Association
The Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta is dedicated to supporting individuals with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, through advocacy, employment programs, community education, funding requests, and a variety of programs and services such as our multi-sensory room and music therapy program.
Visit the site — http://www.cpalberta.com/ Vocational Rehabilitation and Research Institute
3304 - 33 Street N.W. Calgary, AB T2L 2A6 Provides support and training for adults with developmental disabilities in vocational, employment, residential, social, leisure and education areas.
Visit the site — http://vecova.ca/Worker’s Compensation Board of Alberta
Visit the site — http://www.wcb.ab.ca