Disability News: Prince Edward Island Canada


Disability news articles stories including recent medical and health updates from Prince Edward Island Canada.

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Information regarding the Province of Prince Edward Island including facts and statistics, news, and information of interest for persons with disabilities residing in or visiting the province.

Prince Edward Island Disability Resources

PEI Autism Early Intervention Program

The Preschool Autism IBI Service, offered through the Department of Social Services and Seniors, provides up to 20 hours per week of behaviorally-based intervention for preschool children with an autism spectrum disorder - http://www.gov.pe.ca/sss/index.php3

PEI Council of People with Disabilities

Dedicated to promoting the full participation and inclusion of people with disabilities in island society. - http://www.peicod.pe.ca/

Active Living Alliance, Prince Edward Island

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability is a national network that was created in 1989 to motivate and assist Canadians with a disability to become more physically active - http://www.ala.ca/Content/Prov-Terr/PrinceEdwardIsland/PEIHomePage.asp

Prince Edward Island Department of Social Services

The PEI Disability Support Program provides financial assistance to meet the special needs and costs for children who have physical and / or mental disabilities - http://consumerinformation.ca

Canadian National Autism Foundation, Prince Edward Island

The Canadian National Autism Foundation promotes the positive enhancement and quality of life for people with autism in Canada - http://www.cnaf.net/PrinceEdwardIsland.html

Parasport & Recreation PEI

ParaSport and Recreation PEI provides recreation and sport opportunities for individuals with a physical disability on Prince Edward Island - http://www.parasportpei.ca

Special Olympics, Prince Edward Island

Special Olympics PEI (SOPEI) is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with an intellectual disability through sport - http://www.sopei.com

Learning Disabilities Association of Prince Edward Island

LDAPEI is a registered non-profit, member supported charitable organization - http://www.ldapei.ca/ldinfo/ldinfo.htm

Statistics: Prince Edward Island Disability

Life expectancy in Prince Edward Island for women between 2005 and 2007 was 83, while for men it was 78. The year 2008 found men and women in Alberta losing 9 days of work due to illness or disability. In 2009, 52,618 males in Alberta had a regular doctor, and 57,980 females did. The year 2009 also found 7,739 males experiencing a form of arthritis, while 13,694 females experienced the disability.

Latest Prince Edward Island Publications

Students at Sherwood Elementary School will be the first in Prince Edward Island to receive new books under the Bell Aliant Pioneer education pilot project.

Seniors on Prince Edward Island need support from the PEI Disability Support Program to maintain independent lives in their own homes.

The PEI Seniors Secretariat officially recognized there are 8,980 seniors on Prince Edward Island living with disabilities.

Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Charlottetown.

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