Resource and Publication Links for Further Reading

Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association

Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association: Provides services and programs to individuals with acquired brain injuries as well and their families, as well as education for professionals and members of the community since 2011.

Advanced Education and Skills

Newfoundland and Labrador Advanced Education and Skills: For Persons with Disabilities.

Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador: a non-profit, charitable support group designed to provide support and services to persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Canadian Association for Community Living

Canadian Association for Community Living: The Canadian Association for Community Living is a family-based association assisting people with intellectual disabilities and their families to lead the way in advancing inclusion in their own lives and in their communities.

Coalition of Persons with Disabilities Newfoundland and Labrador

Coalition of Persons with Disabilities: An advocacy organization concerned with all persons with disabilities.

Inclusive Education

Inclusive education means that all students attend and are welcomed by their neighbourhood schools in age-appropriate, regular classes and are supported to learn, contribute and participate in all aspects of the life of the school. Inclusive education is about how we develop and design our schools, classrooms, programs and activities so that all students learn and participate together.

Empower: The Disability Resource Centre

Empower: The Disability Resource Centre is a consumer controlled organization committed to providing support, resources and opportunities for empowerment, which enable persons with disabilities to make informed choices about their lives.

Newfoundland and Labrador Child Benefit

Newfoundland and Labrador Child Benefit: In effect since 1999, this benefit provides a tax credit for families with children under 18 years old whose household income is less than $25,257. This credit helps approximately 10,000 low income families in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Newfoundland and Labrador Income Support

Newfoundland and Labrador Income Support provides financial benefits and other services to eligible low-income people to assist in meeting daily living expenses.

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)

Registered Disability Savings Plan: A registered disability savings plan (RDSP) is a savings plan to help parents and others save for the long-term financial security of a person who is eligible for the disability tax credit. For more information on RDSPs, please visit the following links:

Provincial Incentive Program

Provincial Incentive Program (PIP) is made possible through funding from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. You can find out more about the PIP by contacting the Disability Policy Office by e-mail at or by telephone at 1-888-729-6279.


Newfoundland & Labrador Association for Community Living

Mailing address: P.O. Box 8414 St. John's, NL, A1B 3N7
Physical address: 74 O’Leary Avenue, St. John's, NL, A1B 3N7

Phone: 709-722-0790


Fax: 709-722-1325


Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


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