Information regarding the Province of Saskatchewan including facts and statistics, news, and information of interest for persons with disabilities residing in or visiting the province.
Saskatchewan Disability Resources
Kinsmen Children's Center
The Alvin Buckwold Child Development Program offers diagnostic and treatment services to children, youth, and their families. - http://www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/your_health/facilities_kinsmen_buckwold.htm
Saskatchewan Office of Disability Issues
The Office of Disability Issues serves as a focal point for government initiatives on disabilities - http://www.socialservices.gov.sk.ca/office-disability/
Canadian National Autism Foundation, Saskatchewan
The Canadian National Autism Foundation was formed in June 2000, by parents of children with autism - http://www.cnaf.net/Saskatchewan.html
Saskatchewan Association for Community Livinghttps://www.sacl.org
Saskatchewan Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
The Acquired Brain Injury Partnership Project is an innovative partnership between SGI and Saskatchewan Health that is recognized around the world - http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/acquired-brain-injury/
Saskatchewan Early Childhood Intervention Programs
Early Childhood Intervention Programs (ECIPs) are a province-wide network of community-based supports for families of children who experience developmental delays - http://www.education.gov.sk.ca/ECIP
Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan
The Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan (SSS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 by families and friends of people with schizophrenia - http://www.schizophrenia.sk.ca/
North Saskatchewan Independent Living Center
We are committed to the Independent Living approach which recognizes the rights of citizens with disabilities to take control of their lives by examining choices, making decisions, and taking risks - http://www.nsilc.com
Statistics: Saskatchewan Disability
- Life expectancy in Saskatchewan for women between 2005 and 2007 was 82, while for men it was 77.
- The year 2008 found men and women in Saskatchewan losing 10.5 days of work due to illness or disability.
- In 2009, 318,061 males in Saskatchewan had a regular doctor, and 361,994 females did.
- The year 2009 also found 61,911 males experiencing a form of arthritis, while 81,725 females experienced the disability.