The Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities is seeking people interested in contributing their energies and abilities towards furthering CAPD’s goals as members of our national task or action group(s).
Victoria Community Consultation article Victoria Community Consultation for Professionals with Disabilities This was our first regional consultation, and it was held on January 30, 2006. At the Victoria event, professionals with disabilities (employment status does not matter) were in
The Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities believes that actions at the grassroots, local, regional, national and international levels would be most effective with the coordination and sharing of skills, knowledge and resources. These discussions led to the incorporat
We believe in a regional voice for professionals with disabilities. Our goal is to help facilitate, support and endorse community presences that share our principles and values and believe in mutual support and collaboration by making effective use of skills, knowledge, and resources.
The Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities has an online discussion group that brings together professionals with disabilities and their supporters who are interested in actively engaging in the growth and development of our inclusive cross-Canada network that support
Countless professionals with disabilities are poor or are on limited incomes. Some are on some type of disability income and/or disability/health benefits. Often disability income comes way below the poverty line. Other professionals with disabilities are living off savings and have n
Going on social and disability assistance was humiliating and demeaning. As a professional, many of my clients were on disability assistance. Their fear and unease of applying and being on assistance was always prominent in my mind through the stories that they told me. I had been une
A government position for a disability information officer position would regularly become vacant. When it did, the position would be advertised encouraging applicants with disabilities to apply. However, for this position, this government department was known not to interview applica