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Disability News: Prince Edward Island Canada

  • Synopsis: Last Revised/Updated: 2015-03-04 - 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 -

PEI Council of People with Disabilities

Dedicated to promoting the full participation and inclusion of people with disabilities in island society. -

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 -

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 -

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 -

Parasport & Recreation PEI

ParaSport and Recreation PEI provides recreation and sport opportunities for individuals with a physical disability on Prince Edward Island -

Special Olympics, Prince Edward Island

Special Olympics PEI (SOPEI) is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with an intellectual disability through sport -

Learning Disabilities Association of Prince Edward Island

LDAPEI is a registered non-profit, member supported charitable organization -

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
1 - "Spark the Love of Reading" Project Delivers Books for Sherwood Elementary - BELL ALIANT REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS INCOME FUND.
2 - PEI Seniors with Disabilities Forced into Institutions - PEI Disability Alert.
3 - PEI Finally Recognizes 8,980 Seniors Have Disabilities - PEI Disability Alert.
4 - New Affordable Housing in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - Government of Canada and CMHC.
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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.