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Disability News: Nova Scotia Canada

  • Synopsis: Last Revised/Updated: 2015-03-04 - Disability news articles stories including recent medical and health updates from Nova Scotia Canada

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Nova Scotia Disability Resources

Nova Scotia Disabled Persons Commission

The Nova Scotia Disabled Persons Commission (NSDPC) gives people with disabilities a way to participate in the provincial government policy-making process -

Annapolis Valley Autism Support Team (VAST)

The Annapolis Valley Autism Support Team supports persons with autism. -

Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia (LDANS)

Founded in 1989, the Learning Disabilities Association of Nova Scotia (LDANS), is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to unlocking the potential of those with learning disabilities -

Nova Scotia Services for Persons with Disabilities

The Services for Persons with Disabilities Program serves children, youth and adults with intellectual disabilities, long-term mental illness and physical disabilities in a range of community-based, residential and vocational/day programs -

NCSS Disability Services

Disability Services can give you tools to overcome these challenges at Nova Scotia Community College -

Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability

Recreation Nova Scotia is the provincial partner of The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (ALACD) -

Swim Nova Scotia

Swim Nova Scotia is fully inclusive of all swimmers with a disability (PARA Swimmers) -

Canadian Paraplegic Association, Nova Scotia

To assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation -

Statistics: Nova Scotia Disability

Disability Statistics Nova Scotia

Life expectancy in Nova Scotia for women between 2005 and 2007 was 82, while for men it was 77.

The year 2008 found men and women in Nova Scotia losing 11.4 days of work due to illness or disability.

In 2009, 345,831 males in Nova Scotia had a regular doctor, and 399,006 females did.

The year 2009 also found 74,745 males experiencing a form of arthritis, while 116,560 females experienced the disability.

Latest Nova Scotia Publications
1 - Nova Scotia Accessibility Act to Make Province More Accessible - Department of Justice.
2 - Text 911 for People with Hearing Disabilities - Nova Scotia -
3 - Accessible Transportation in Nova Scotia - Municipal Affairs.
4 - Nova Scotia Plan to Lower Prescription Pricing a Step in the Right Direction - Health Council of Canada.
5 - Funding for Women's Centers and Transition Houses - Nova Scotia - Nova Scotia Department of Community Services.
6 - Nova Scotia Access Awareness Week - Disability News - Disabled Persons Commission.
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Loan Information for low income singles, families, seniors and disabled. Includes home, vehicle and personal loans.

Famous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.

List of awareness ribbon colors and their meaning. Also see our calendar of awareness dates.

Blood Pressure Chart - What should your blood pressure be. Also see information on blood group types and compatibility.