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Profile of older workers with disabilities

Richard Schillington

Profile of older workers with disabilities

an overview of national, provincial, territorial and pilot site communities

by Richard Schillington

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Published by One Voice, the Canadian Seniors Network = Voix, le réseau canadien des aîné(e)s in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Employment -- Canada.,
  • People with disabilities -- Employment -- Canada.,
  • Older people -- Employment -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • People with disabilities -- Employment -- Canada -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Richard Schillington and Mitchell Beer.
    GenreStatistics.
    ContributionsBeer, Mitchell, 1958-, One Voice, the Canadian Seniors Network., Opportunities 45+ (Project)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39, [144] p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19038368M
    ISBN 101895295890

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    Ticket to Work trains Social Security disability recipients age 18 - 64 who want to work. It's free and voluntary. helps people who are blind or have significant disabilities find jobs. Job openings are with nonprofit agencies nationwide. The federal government has many jobs open to people with disabilities.   the department will support people with a disability and complex communication needs through a range of communication methods. This site provides you with some information and resources for better communication for people with disabilities. Communicating with people with disabilities. We communicate with people many times every day, either face.

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