November is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (IDAM) The Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) proudly joins many others across Canada and the world in proclaiming November Indigenous Disability Awareness Month […]
Report on Input into the Federal Disability Inclusion Action Plan In 2020, the Government of Canada committed to creating a new Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP). The goal of the […]
Canadians who experience disability twice as likely to report low quality employment A 2020 study found that fewer Canadians who experience disability find work than those without a disability. Persons […]
Perspectives and Innovations in Supported Employment from Canada and around the World The 2nd World Supported Employment Conference “Inclusion Works!” concluded on a high note on June 8 with words […]
Winners of the Inclusive Design Challenge: Career Advancement CIBC and MaRS Discovery District have announced the winners of the Inclusive Design Challenge: Career Advancement. $50,000 Grand Prize Skill Squirrel Skill […]
Advancing Equal Access in the Workplace for Persons Who Experience Intellectual Disability 2023 Research Results Fewer than one out of every four persons who experience intellectual disability has a job. […]
May is Speech and Hearing Month Make Your Virtual Spaces Accessible to People with Hearing Loss One in five Canadians lives with hearing loss (Canadian Academy of Audiology). That means […]
National AccessAbility Week 2023 – May 28 – June 3 Disability Inclusion: From Possibilities to Practice This year, National AccessAbility Week takes place throughout Canada from May 28 to […]
From a presentation to the CASE board of directors about a mentorship idea, to a continued conversation over coffee the next morning, sprung the innovative idea to connect employers and job-seekers and create beneficial mentorship opportunities.
Pilot projects emerged in British Columbia and Saskatchewan, with growing popularity, and MentorAbility success stories started to spread! In 2019, CASE received federal funding and MentorAbility began a powerful national initiative.
In November 2021, with funding from the Government of Canada’s Workplace Opportunities: Removing Barriers to Equity program, CASE launched a study titled Diversity Works, to explore the unique challenges faced by Black, Indigenous, and people of colour experiencing disability as they navigated various stages of the employment journey with the assistance of supported employment service providers…