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Resources for Youth with Disabilities

Our collection of resources for children and youth living with a disability in BC covers education, employment, technology, mental health and more!

Posted on May 13, 2024
by Lydia Wood

Mental Health

Sports & Recreation

Outdoor & Adventure

Technology

  • Neil Squire Society Provides a variety of programming around assistive technology, computer skills and employment.
  • Tetra Society Volunteers design and build custom devices or adapt devices for people with disabilities to provide solutions not found in products on the market (the end user pays for the materials).
  • TELUS Mobility for Good and TELUS Internet for Good Access to a free phone or low cost refurbished computer, along with reduced monthly rates for phone and internet for youth aging out of care.

Equipment

Education

Employment

  • Neil Squire Society Provides a variety of programming around assistive technology, computer skills and employment.
  • Youth Leadership Initiative Empowers youth with disabilities to identify, discuss and find solutions to attitudinal barriers to employment.

Relationships & Sexuality

Spinal Cord Injury

Other Info

Have questions? Call the SCI BC InfoLine!

Our SCI InfoLine is here for you! We are happy to provide answers, resources and support related to SCI and living with a disability. This service is free of charge and available to anyone living with a spinal cord injury or other disability, family, friends, health professionals and other service providers.

You can call our InfoLine toll-free from 9 am – 5 pm, Monday to Friday at 1-800-689-2477. You can also reach us via email at info@sci-bc.ca.

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