Physical Disabilities – Resources for Parents


Sensory processing disorder:

A neurophysiologic condition in which sensory input either from the environment or from one’s body is poorly detected, modulated, or interpreted and/or to which atypical responses are observed. (Miller 2013)


Understanding Sensory Processing

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Sensory Integration

in French:

Comprendre l’intégration sensorielle


Online Resources:

Quebec Government:

Looking Beyond Appearances

Régie des rentes Québec – Disability
Santé et Services sociaux Québec – Personnes handicapées
Aide financières aux étude Québec – Loans and Bursaries Program


A guide containing information on the various programs and services offered by government departments and agencies to persons with disabilities. The information is organized by category. This guide is available in French only.

Guide to persons with disabilities
Emploi Québec – Assistance for Persons with Disabilities and the Labour Market
Revenu Québec – Persons with Disabilities – Disability Deduction
Quebec Association of Post Secondary Students with Disabilities (QAPSD)


Canadian Government:


Canadian Government-Human Rights and Disabilities


Parliament of Canada – Persons with Disabilities in the Canadian Labour Market: An Overlooked Talent Pool


Technical Advisory Committee on Tax Measures for Persons with Disabilities


Guide to Government of Canada Services for People with Disabilities and their families


Canadian Heritage – Canadian Rights Reporter – Disability rights


Statistics Canada – Children with disabilities and the educational system — a provincial perspective



Other Services:


Financial Aid Directory

Financial Support Programs for Children with Disabilities




Société pour les enfants handicapés du Québec


Action Handicap Estrie



 University of McGill:

 Office for Students with Disabilities


l’Université de Montréal:

Soutien aux étudiants en situation de handicap


Concordia University:

Access Centre for Students with Disabilities


l’Université de Laval:

Association des étudiantes et étudiants handicapé(es)


Bishop’s University:

Student Accessibility & Accommodation Services


l’Université de UQAM:

Services à la vie étudiante – Accueil et soutien aux étudiants en situation de handicap