Northwest Territories Disability Resources
Autism Society of Canada
The provincial and territorial autism societies and their member groups in each region provide direct support to people with ASDs and their families - www.autismsocietycanada.ca/provincial_territorial_societies/overview/index_e.html
Learning Disabilities Association of NWT
The Learning Disabilities Association of the Northwest Territories (LDA-NWT was incorporated as a registered NWT society in September 1981 - www.nald.ca/litweb/province/nt/ldanwt/index.htm
NWT Council of Persons with Disabilities
The NWT Council of Persons with Disabilities (NWT CPD) strives to fulfill our mission to achieve self-determination and full citizenship for persons with disabilities - www.nwtability.ca
Northwest Territories Human Rights Commission
The NWT Human Rights Act protects and promotes our human rights. It's against the law to discriminate against or harass people - www.nwthumanrights.ca/english/general.html
Northwest Territories Literacy Council
The NWT Literacy Council works with individuals and groups to promote and support literacy and essential skills in all the official languages of the NWT - www.nwt.literacy.ca
Learn about the important work of The Canadian Abilities Foundation (CAF) and Abilities Magazine - www.abilities.ca
Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority
Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority (YHSSA) provides a full range of Health and Social services to the communities of Dettah, Fort Resolution, Lutsel K'e, Ndilo and Yellowknife - www.yhssa.org
NWT Seniors' Society
The Society provides information and acts as a resource for seniors and elders across the NWT - www.nwtseniorssociety.ca
Disability Statistics Northwest Territories
The year 2009 found an unknown number of males in the Northwest Territories experiencing high blood pressure, while 2,330 females experienced high blood pressure.
In 2009, 6,298 males in the Northwest Territories had a regular doctor, and 6,733 females did. The year 2009 also found 1,757 males experiencing a form of arthritis in this province, while 2,736 females experienced the disability.
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